Spread­ing the word by do­nat­ing dic­tio­nar­ies

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - OPINION -

A RO­TARY club do­nated dic­tio­nar­ies to pri­mary school pupils.

The Ro­tary Club of Bea­cons­field con­tin­ued its con­tri­bu­tion to the Ro­tary’s World Wide Lit­er­acy ini­tia­tive by giv­ing per­sonal copies of the Us­borne Il­lus­trated Dic­tionary to year five pupils.

Chil­dren at Holt­spur School, But­lers Court School and St Mary and All Saints School re­ceived 124 copies be­tween them.

Staff re­ported an in­creased in­ter­est in English lessons af­ter the do­na­tion, ac­cord­ing to the ro­tary club.

Photo by Adel Hanna, Stu­dio 67

WEL­COME GIFT: Pupils at But­lers Court School, pic­tured with Alan Knox, Alec Mur­rell and Chris Slinger­land, re­ceive dic­tio­nar­ies from the Ro­tary Club of Bea­cons­field

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