Li­brary open­ing

Somerset Life - - EDUCATION NEWS -

Bath-based chil­dren’s au­thor Jeremy

Strong en­ter­tained young­sters at All Hal­lows Prep School when he opened their new school li­brary.

Af­ter cut­ting the rib­bon he spent time chat­ting to the dif­fer­ent year groups, telling them sto­ries of how he was in­spired to be­come an au­thor.

The li­brary boasts more than 3,000 books and has 16 iPads for the chil­dren’s use. The school has also in­tro­duced the Ac­cel­er­ated Reader sys­tem where pupils take on­line tests to de­ter­mine their op­ti­mal read­ing lev­els and quizzes to mon­i­tor their com­pre­hen­sion.

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