Kingsbury students dress up as their favourite book characters

Left to right: Greta Nuzi,12 and Aliyah Yousaf, 11 get into the spirit for Reading for Enjoyment Day

Left to right: Greta Nuzi,12 and Aliyah Yousaf, 11 get into the spirit for Reading for Enjoyment Day. Pic credit: Steve Foster - Credit: Archant

Pupils take part in event aiming to encourage and celebrate reading

Hermione Granger, Matilda and the Mad Hatter were just some of the famous book characters who appeared in Kingsbury as students honoured their favourite books.

The students, from year 7 at Kingsbury High School in Princes Avenue, took part in a Reading for Enjoyment Day, designed to encourage and celebrate reading.

As well as dressing up as their favourite characters, students took part in a range of stimulating activities including; storytelling and role playing.

Greta Nuzi, 12 from Kingsbury and Aliyah Yousaf, 11, from Edgware, came as Thing 1 & Thing 2 from Dr Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat during the day.


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Jasliene Sangha, deputy head of English and Media, said: “Both staff and students enjoyed wearing their imaginative and creative outfits to celebrate their favourite books and characters. We hope the day inspired and enthused students to read a wide range of literature in dramatic and exciting way!”

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