PICTURES: Primary school refurbishes library

PUBLISHED: 12:55 24 March 2019

Gary Lewis officially reopened the library. Picture: Amy Townsend

Gary Lewis officially reopened the library. Picture: Amy Townsend

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Youngsters of Wraxall Primary School will improve their reading skills thanks to a revamped library.

Youngsters celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy TownsendYoungsters celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy Townsend

The school, in Bristol Road, celebrated the launch of its learning hub, called The Hive, on March 8 to tie in with World Book Day.

Children and staff dressed as book characters and held a second-hand book sale in the afternoon.

There was an official launch with the library, which was opened by Gary Lewis, chief executive of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership.

Headteacher, Amy Townsend, said: “It was a fantastic day and the children were so enthusiastic.

Youngsters celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy TownsendYoungsters celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy Townsend

“Reading is such an import skill to have and by enhancing the library we have given the children a relaxing, but vibrant place where they can enjoy books.”

The Friends of Wraxall School Association has supported the school by providing money towards some furniture, including a sofa.

Staff donned fancy dress to celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy TownsendStaff donned fancy dress to celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy Townsend

The Hive was reopened on March 8. Picture: Amy TownsendThe Hive was reopened on March 8. Picture: Amy Townsend

Staff donned fancy dress to celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy TownsendStaff donned fancy dress to celebrate the library's reopening. Picture: Amy Townsend

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