Literary themed dressing up and other fun for World Book Day

The catering team in costume. EMN-170603-182029001
The catering team in costume. EMN-170603-182029001

Sir William Robertson Academy celebrated the wonderful world of reading on World Book Day on Thursday with teaching staff dressing as book characters along with many of the pupils.

Activities during the day included reading sections of the short story Examination Day by Henry Slesar at the beginning of each lesson, a fun quiz where pupils had to guess the teacher reading the book at home and a ‘pictured reading in an unusual place’ competition.

Caythorpe School pupils dressed up for World Book Day. EMN-170603-181938001

Caythorpe School pupils dressed up for World Book Day. EMN-170603-181938001

The art department were dressed as witches from Macbeth, joined by The Mad Hatter of Alice in Wonderland. The English department came as characters including Gangsta Granny, the ghost of Jacob Marley, a ghost from Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Harry Potter and other staff and pupils dressed as Toad from The Wind in the Willows, The Cat in the Hat, The Joker and The Wizard of Oz.

The Catering Team joined in with some fantastic outfits.

Winners of the lunch time book quiz were Team Georgie.

l Meanwhile, children at Caythorpe Primary School dressed as favourite book characters for their celebrations.

Sir William Robertson Academy staff as the three witches from Macbeth. EMN-170603-181951001

Sir William Robertson Academy staff as the three witches from Macbeth. EMN-170603-181951001

Sir William Robertson Academy staffgot into teh spirit of teh dressing up day. EMN-170603-182003001

Sir William Robertson Academy staffgot into teh spirit of teh dressing up day. EMN-170603-182003001

Students at Sir William Robertson Academy dressed up for World Book Day. EMN-170603-182015001

Students at Sir William Robertson Academy dressed up for World Book Day. EMN-170603-182015001