World Book Day

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World Book Day

Celebrating the love of books at Salford City Academy

The academy celebrated World Book Day in their specially decorated library on 3rd March 2016.

There were a variety of competitions and activities during break and lunch with an opportunity to win a range of prizes.

Students enjoyed word searches, puzzles, crosswords and many other activities linked to ell-known books such as The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Horrid Henry, Dork Diaries and many more.


  • Mark Chilton – Year 8
  • Cameron Hall – Year 9
  • Ramiar Shafie – Year 9

There was also a quick-fire quiz about authors and books, with those putting up their hand and giving the correct answer first to questions winning bigger prizes!


  • Jenny McPhee – Year 9 won a signed Dr Who Book
  • Jordan Beswick – Year 8 won an audio ‘Captain Underpants’ box set

Finally, we held a raffle for every student with a library pass at break entered.


  • Megan Dixon – Year 7 - £15 voucher
  • Marium Jolloh – Year 7 - £10 voucher

All students were invited to collect a £1 book tokens to be exchanged for a free book at any well-known book store or used against a full-priced book of their choice. The academy library also offered a selection of free books.   

Debbie Wilkinson, LRC Manager said:

“World Book Day ran really well and I’d like to thank all our academy librarians who all pulled together and helped with the celebrations.”

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