We asked the staff to recommended to us their favourite books for World Book Day in as few words as possible. Here are their top titles, maybe one is just right for you.

 

Name: Miss Carney

Role: English Teacher

Title: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronté

Reason: Empowers everyone- strength of character is crucial to making the most of life!

 

Name:  Mrs Easby

Role: Maths Teacher

Title: Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Reason: ‘Inception’ style time loop murder mystery and intrigue.

 

Name: Ms Jackson
Role: MFL Teacher

Title: Honni soit qui mal y pense by Henriette Walter

Reason: The historical links between France and England and the impact they’ve had on the languages - informative and entertaining!

 

Name: Mrs Swift

Role: Exams Officer

Title: The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

Reason: A post- apocalyptic world where all mental/ physical abnormalities are ritualistically purged. After being outed as psychics, David and friends flee to the fringes where they’re rescued by Sealanders

 

Name: Mrs Szafranski

Role: English Teacher

Title: Happy by Derren Brown

Reason: Changed the way I think about life.

 

Name: Mr Vincent

Role: RS and History Teacher

Title: The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis

Reason: Even better (funnier, cleverer) than The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

 

Name: Mrs Wardle

Role: HR and Payroll Officer

Title: Identity Crisis by Ben Elton

Reason: So tongue-in-cheek funny with bang on up-to-date trends.

 

Name: Mrs Whyte

Role: Admin Assistant

Title: Star of the North by D.B John

Reason: Tense and compelling- just couldn’t put this book down.

 

By Isabel and Thea