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Young Writers website

Posted by on November 15th 2016 in English

Check out the Young Writers website  - Young Writers Recommended Reads which gives recommended reads for 11 to 18 year olds and promotes a Young Writers monthly book review when readers get the chance to see their book review published on the website.


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Carnegie Book Awards

Posted by on June 30th 2016 in English, Library & Book Club

Carnegie Book Awards

On Friday 17th June 8 students from Mrs. Pring's year 9 English class visited Clyst Vale Community College to attend this year's Carnegie Book nominations.


The students performed a dramatisation of one of the nominated novels "There will be Lies" to other participating schools. They also heard a talk from a children's author, Tamsin Cook, and had a chance to meet her and buy a signed copy of her book.



In the students' own words:

The Carnegie Award is a prestigious prize awarded annually to a YF author. The winner is chosen by a panel of Librarians.

We prepared for this event by each reading...

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Students' work published in the Poetry Trials Anthology

Posted by on April 28th 2016 in English, Library & Book Club



  Seasons by Jessica Phillips

My Poem by Anastasia Groom

Shark Attack by Ben Lewis

Lover by Caine Reece Patrick Jackson

They Don't Understand by Ella Louise Tucker

Friends by Chloe Phillips





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Yr 9 Students design a book cover

Posted by on March 22nd 2016 in English

  Year 9 students in Miss Pring's class have enjoyed analysing and interpreting Mark Haddon's novel "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Mrs Pring was delighted with their effort and enthusiasm in designing their own book covers and accompanying blurb for the Novel.

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Students' success in the Poetry Trials competition.

Posted by on December 15th 2015 in English

Another AR Word Millionaire!

Posted by on December 15th 2015 in English

Cullompton Community College Authors published!

Posted by on November 5th 2015 in English, Library & Book Club

Great excitment in the Library - on display are the two very different books and  CCC students are proudly involved with both books!

16 students saw their work published in 'Grim Tales - The West Country'.The works selected for publication were chosen for their imagination, perception, expression and creative use of language.  ' Grim Tales - The West Country'  was published on 31st August 2015 --  and will be sent to the British Library and further Libraries across the UK and Republic of Ireland, providing a lasting record of the students' achievement.

Local Primary Schools worked with students from Cullompton Community College through the...

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