World Book Day celebrated by pupils in Burnham-On-Sea area
across the Burnham-On-Sea area have celebrated World Book Day by
dressing up as their favourite book characters.
across many local schools in Burnham-On-Sea, Highbridge, Brent Knoll
and Berrow joined in the global celebration of books on Thursday
St Andrew's Junior School celebrated by dressing up as their favourite
book characters and participating in a Read-A-Thon.
the bell rang the children had to stop wherever they were doing
and read!" said a spokesperson.
also did lots of fun book-related activities and the children tried
to guess the teachers' favourite children's story books as part
of a whole school competition."
raised just over £100 for Elsie Ever After, a charity that
supports bereaved families by providing bereavement books and packs
to families and schools.
Olbrecht in Year 6 said: "I loved guessing what character everybody
had come as!" while Dax Blyth in Year 6 added: " I loved
learning about all the teachers favourite books when they were children."
Knoll School pupils also dressed up as their favourite book characters,
with some superb colourful clothing on show.
child also received a World Book Day voucher. During their assembly,
the children were also reminded of the fantastic selection of books
freely available in Burnham-On-Sea Library.