“We aim to send all young people into an ever-changing world able and qualified to play their full part in it.”

Monkwood Recommends

This week we have a lovely reccomendation from Mrs Bonnington!  “I can heartily recommend the book ‘Snail Trail’ by Jo Saxton. It takes us on a journey through modern art where we get to see some very famous pieces of art work from all over the world – all through the eyes of a very smart snail!  I […]

Monkwood Recommends

This week, Miss Hayes recommends ‘The Memory Tree’ by Britta Teckentrup. A beautiful and heartfelt picture book to help children celebrate the memories left behind when a loved one dies. ❤This book has helped me so much on a personal note over this past week, if you are ever looking for a book to help a […]

Mr Pedley Recommends ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ by Roald Dahl

This fabulous and famous story was a favourite of mine as a boy and I still enjoy reading it to the classes I teach today. George’s Marvellous Medicine is a wonderful book that can inspire some wonderful writing and drama. Plot:George is a young boy who lives at home with his parents and his nasty […]

Monkwood Recommends – The Great Paper Caper

This week Miss Metcalfe is recommending the fantastic book – The Great Paper Caper by Oliver Jeffers. This book is favourite to read in Class 6 as it is a fun and interesting story that gets everybody thinking! Blurb: There was once a forest where everyone was constantly going about their business. All was well […]

Monkwood Recommends

Mrs Dannatt and Mrs Grafton’s chosen book is Holes by Louis Sachar We have shared this book with many of our classes over the years. It is a great read if you are looking for something a little bit different. It has humour, tension and is full of adventure. A definite must read. Blurb:Stanley Yelnats […]

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