Children get reading gold

10:29 13 September 2012

Ref exb 2012 Summer Reading Challenge Gold Medallists 004

Ref exb 2012 Summer Reading Challenge Gold Medallists 004

Archant

Children were awarded a medal last week to recognise those who took part in the summer reading challenge ‘story lab’.

In all 16 children were awarded at Budleigh Salterton Library by library suprevisor Margaret Hallett.

A total of 61 local children icompleted the challenge aged four to 11.

The children were set a challange of reading six books over the summer holidays which had an olympic or sporting theme.

They were then awarded bronze if they had read two books, silver for four books and gold if they completed the task.

The scheme is free and held annually.

0 comments

Other News Stories

09:00
Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Brandon Lewis MP, met with Lympstone Parish Council and Neighbourhood Plan group at the village hall. Ref exe 6020-04-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Residents of Lympstone now know when they can vote on the village’s neighbourhood plan after the date for the vote was set.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00
Icy roads

Devon County Council’s highways teams are geared up to respond to whatever the weather throws at the county this weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:49
Some of the year six children from Littleham and Woodbury Salterton primary schools are pictured with their headteacher Duncan Nelmes as the two schools have joined in a mangement partnership. Ref exe 7461-40-14SH Picture: Simon Horn

More than 200 children will benefit if two primary schools join forces, say education bosses.

Read more
Thu, 12:50
East Devon District Councillor Derek Button, who died last month after a lengthy fight with cancer.

Tributes have been paid to one of East Devon District Council’s most respected councillors

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition

Exmouth's trusted business finder