World Book Day March 1st

Where’s Wally, Mary Poppins  (in fact two of them) and Teachers from Hogwarts appeared at Arthur Terry on March 1st  World Book Day (WBD) as staff got in the mood to enjoy all things booky by dressing as a favorite book characters. Throughout the week students were given the chance to use their free WBD

It’s no mystery why Robin Stevens is such a popular author

Students from across the  Arthur Terry partnership enjoyed the brilliant opportunity to meet and hear the author Robin Stevens talk about her work. She told students that she loved murder stories and had been a lifelong admired or Agatha Christie mysteries and this inspired her to write her popular Murder Most Ladylike series of books.

Best-selling author Robin Stevens to visit Arthur Terry

Best-selling children’s author Robin Stevens to visit Arthur Terry School  on Thursday 30th November 2017 9.30-11.30am Students will be having a pre-Christmas treat when author Robin Stevens visits them to talk about her Murder Most Unladylike series, especially the latest title Mistletoe and Murder and supplying them with inspiration for their own reading and writing

Coming Soon – A “Testament” to rap

We are very excited to look forward to the visit of the Guinness World Record holder for “beat boxing” the rapper and performance poet Andy Brooks also known as “Testament”. Andy  will be visiting Arthur Terry in July to work with  Year 7 . Students will take part in a variety of lessons and workshops to

Dreadlock Alien & Matt Windle

6th Form helpers and Mrs Vyse with Dreadlock Alien Thanks to poets Dreadlock Alien and Matt Windle for a fantastic day when they visited to lead a creative slam poetry day. All Year 7 students took part, and after seeing Matt and Dreadlock perform they were inspired to create their own poem on the theme of

Let Them Eat Cake

Well done to our Year 7 students who raised over £126 today with a cake sale in the Library. The sale was held to raise money for an author visit. It was a fantastic effort from all, especially the students below and the Library Team (and Mr Glazebrook)!  who not only gave up their break and

Dreadlock Alien

We are happy to announce that rap poet Dreadlock Alien will be visiting the Library on 13th July 2016. “Mr Alien”  will be working with Year 7 students over the day to inspire and help them create and perform  their own performance poetry. Dreadlock was one of Birmingham’s first Poet Laureates and has performed all over

Trevor The Fish

Sad news here at Arthur Terry Library the much loved library pet – Trevor the fish has died. Trevor has been with us since the new Library opened in 2010 and always seemed very happy swimming  in his tank. He survived a number of fish friends that came and went and  who didn’t have his  staying power.

Costa Book Award Announced 2016

Children’s Novel, The Lie Tree, Wins Costa Book of the Year Award! For only the second time in the prize’s history, a children’s novel has been picked as the winner of Costa Book of the Year.The Lie Tree, written by Frances Hardinge, tells the story of Faith Sunderly, whose family leave the UK to escape scandal.