Class 6 – Cedar
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Miss Katie Thornton
What’s your favourite book?
When I was little, my favourite book was ‘The tiger who came to tea’. I remember dressing up as the little girl Sophie for World Book Day. Later in primary school I loved reading books by Jacqueline Wilson. I also remember reading ‘Naughts and Crosses’ by Malorie Blackman in Year 7 and to this day it still remains one of my all time favourites.
What’s your favourite hobby?
I love baking! When I was growing up, my mum and I would bake together every Sunday and whenever I went to visit my Nanny or Granny I would bake with them too. I’m not very good at doing fancy icing and making cakes look pretty or professional, but I am good at ensuring they taste yummy!
What has been your most exciting adventure?When I was 18 I packed a bag and travelled to New Zealand for a month on my own. I travelled the North Island and spent a week volunteering in a primary school in Auckland. One of the highlights of the trip was waking up at the crack of dawn and being dropped off by a boat in the middle of the sea to swim with dolphins!
Tell us about a job you did before you were a teacher….
Whilst I was studying for my A Levels and during university I worked in Boots. I really enjoyed it. I loved chatting to the customers and helping them. It helped me to become a more confident person and also resulted in me making lots of new friends who I am still in touch with now.
What’s your most inspirational thought?
I am a very cheerful and smiley person and so each day, I try to make the staff and children at school smile and laugh. I think being positive, optimistic and kind is so important in life. I love the quote ‘spread kindness like confetti’. I think that everybody should aim to spread kindness everywhere they go.
Mrs George Robinson
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
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Current class read
The Boy at the Back of the Class
"It is a heart-tugging book which takes you on a rollercoaster of emotions, including sadness, shock and much more..."
It has impacted my thoughts on refugees in a good way. It has made me realise that refugees are just like you and me.
When I listen to Miss Thornton reading this book to us, I think, is this really happening to other people in our world?
This book has really made me empathise and consider that people in our world think differently and that everyone lives and has experienced different things which you can't just see by looking at them.
Everybody is hooked on this book, but because I have already read it, I have been struggling not to share the stories amazing secrets.
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