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Book Week is only 2 weeks away!

reading_clubBook Week will take place April 25th – 29th this year, and we have exciting activities planned to celebrate reading across the whole school. This year our theme is “READING MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND.” Our focus is on sharing home languages and discovering new stories and authors from around the world. Our overseas author is David Greenberg from the USA.


Parents are welcome to join our celebration of reading – please check with your child’s teacher or Courtney (Parent Liaison Officer) for more information, or to RSVP.

Monday 25th April

  • Dr Seuss Crazy Sock Day: students wear crazy socks to school;
  • Primary and Secondary workshops with overseas author, David Greenberg;
  • Parent Workshop with David Greenberg: 220-3pm in the Library. RSVP to Courtney, Parent Officer.

Tuesday 26th April

  • Primary and Secondary workshops with overseas author, David Greenberg;
  • Door decorating: classes will decorate their doors to illustrate their favourite books.

Wednesday 27th April: “Shakespeare Day”

  • Celebrating the Bard’s birthday (April 23rd) we will try to speak Elizabethan English all day!
  • Year 8 will drop-in to all classes to perform scenes from 12th Night;
  • “60-second Shakespeare” competition for Secondary.

Thursday 28th April

  • “Home Language Storytime”: if you are interested in visiting ECE or Primary to read a story in your home language, please let your child’s teacher or form tutor know.
  • Primary Student Council Bake Sale: raising funds for Seeds of Hope

Friday 29th April – the Grand Finale!

  • Come to school dressed as your favourite story character. Parade 8am;
  • Readers Cup: house teams will test their literary knowledge for house points and prizes in the YCIS Qingdao Battle of the Books!

Thank you for your support during Book Week.

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