English

Hello and welcome to Hamworthy Park Junior School’s English page.
Below are links to our Reader’s Corner and Writer’s Desk.

Writer’s Desk
Reader’s Corner

Staff Recommendations

The Staff at Hamworthy Park Junior School have some recommendations for anyone that is looking for ideas of what to read next.

 

Mrs. Rickard recommends …

I am Malala, Malala Yousafzai – An incredible story of an incredible young girl who, with the support of her family, fights for the right of education for girls in Pakistan, a society that only values the education of their boys.

 

Mrs. Rickard recommends …

Any Human Heart, William Boyd –  Summed up perfectly in this review, “Astounding.  Boyd’s storytelling purrs along like the engine of a luxury motor … the ride is a pleasure.”

 

Mr. Law recommends …

David and Goliath -  Brilliant read to change your thoughts on disadvantage … out of the box thinking.

 

Mr Law recommends …

The Hundred Year Old Man -  Just bonkers!

 

Mr. Boughton recommends …

River God – A story about an ancient Egyptian slave and the things he gets up to.  Based on real facts, it’s a thrilling read!

 

Mr. Morris recommends …

A Brief History of Time, Steven Hawking – Simplifies the Big Bang Theory, black holes and light cores!  Definitely one to get your brain ticking.

 

Miss Hicks recommends …

The Time Waster Letters, Robin Cooper – Very funny letters to famous companies, and their replies.

 

Mrs. Reed recommends …

The Mistletoe Bride and other short stories – A bit spooky, but very interesting as they’re based on folk stories from around the world.

 

Mrs. Weston recommends …

1913 The year before the storm, Florie Illess – A diary of events in Berlin and Austria that happened in 1913 leading up to the First World War.  Amusing and informative and easy to read as short extracts.