This year, on World Book Day, the whole school will be reading and exploring books following the theme, magical worlds.
To support our enjoyment of the books, on Thursday 7th March, we would like the children to dress up as a character from a magical world. It can be from a book they have enjoyed or they can use their imagination to create their own character from a magical world. Find out more – WBD Letter 2019
Raglan Primary School will be offering a very special Lunch Menu on the day, offering some tasty, healthy treats with some very familiar characters in their titles that you may well recognise!
To download the menu, please click on the link adjacent: World Book Day Menu
About World Book Day
World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world.
This is the 22nd year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 7th March 2019, children of all ages will come together to appreciate reading. Very loudly and very happily. The main aim of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to have a book of their own. That’s why we will be sending schools (including those nurseries and secondary schools that have specially registered to participate), packs of Book Tokens and age-ranged World Book Day Resource Packs (age-ranged into Nursery/Pre-School, Primary and Secondary) full of ideas and activities, display material and more information about how to get involved in World Book Day.
So remember, on Thursday 7th March 2019 make sure that you come into school dressed up as your favourite book character and enjoy a fantastic special lunch with us. We hope to see some stunning costumes on the day!