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The latest activity in Keighley

Author visit

Children’s author Liz Flanagan, gave insight into the magical world of language and storytelling at three Bradford primary schools. Liz helped the students create their own mythical creatures and answered their questions about writing and publishing.

Pizza time!

Merlin Top Primary Academy book club have a go at reading recipes and making pizzas!

Poetry Slams

Spoken word and theatre artist has Chris Singleton joined parents and Year 6 pupils at Holycroft Primary School and also Merlin Top Primary Academy. Families had a go writing poetry and took part in their own poetry slams!

Author visit!

Children’s author Dave Cousins brought his exciting Crime Writing Tour to Merlin Top Primary School in Keighley, as he made his way across the country.

Dave Cousins, author and illustrator (15 Days Without A Head, Charlie Merrick’s Misfits), gave Year Six students an insight into the world of creative crime writing by helping them plan a fictional robbery!

Families get baking!

Families took part in brilliant baking sessions organised by our local Parent Champions in Keighley. Parents and carers worked with their children to make scones together at Merlin Top Primary School.

Following recipes as a family is a simple and fun way to get children and parents reading together every day!

Father's Day breakfast

We joined Merlin Top Primary School at their Father’s Day breakfast! We took some books along and challenged the dads to keep a four-week reading log which would be entered into a raffle.

Tea & Tales

Holycroft Primary School ran three Tea & Tales sessions with families in their area. Children had the opportunity to choose a book and read with their parents and then enjoy afternoon tea.

Games afternoon

St Anne’s Catholic Primary ran a board game afternoon with families. Parents and children had fun chatting and playing games together.

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