Book Week 2016!

What an amazing day we had on Thursday! It was great to see all the teachers, students and families at Belair get behind the Book Parade.

Everyone looked amazing and it was so great to see so many individual and original costumes. We had such a wide range of ideas that were so imaginative and creative. Examples include: Greg Heffley, Geronimo Stilton, Ruby Wishfingers, Arkie Sparkle, Bad Guys, Katniss, Demon Dentist, Boy in the Dress, Titanic, Green Sheep, Tom Gates, Hagrid and so many more! Continue reading “Book Week 2016!”

What is it about Book Week?

Book Week is celebrated each year in late August. This annual event highlights the importance of reading and celebrates the beauty of Australian stories.

Book Week is about encouraging students to read; to learn about new and exciting literature; to discuss their favourite authors and illustrators and to revisit old favourites. This week of celebration is to give us time to think about the role books and stories play in our lives. We can all reflect on books and stories we have loved in our childhood and why we loved them. Book Week is a celebration of learning and a time to remember the fun we can have delving into new books. Continue reading “What is it about Book Week?”