A Royal Visit

“On Thursday 18th May, two Oasis Academy New Oak pupils visited Shirehampton Primary School, as Queen Camilla hosted an event celebrating her launch of the Coronation Libraries initiative.

Various notable children’s authors were also in attendance. Namely, Cressida Cowell (How to Train your Dragon), Malorie Blackman (Noughts and Crosses, Pig Heart Boy), Rob Biddulph a.k.a Draw with Rob, and Francesca Simon (Horrid Henry).

The pupils had an inspiring session with Cressida and Malorie, where they created their dream library. Afterwards, Queen Camilla came to talk to them about their designs. She was amazed with their idea of having ‘Experience Pods’ in the library where you could visit different worlds through virtual reality and storytelling!

As part of the ‘Chase Rewarding Future Schools Libraries’ initiative with the National Literacy Trust, New Oak will be receiving 500 brand new books and library furniture to enhance the school library.”