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Storytime Spring term, Week 4
‘Clem and Crab’ written and narrated by Fiona Lumbers  (Age 5+)
Clem is an explorer, a collector, a protector of the seas! Treasure hunting on her beloved beach, she stumbles across Crab, his claw stuck in a plastic bag. Crab will be much safer and happier in the city with Clem, but doesn't he belong on the beach? A stunningly illustrated timely tale of cleaning up our beaches, with the message that every small action helps.  A lovely colouring activity pack for Clem and Crab is available at http://bit.ly/sabl00rs
‘Elmer and the Rainbow’ by David McKee  Read by Joseph Coelho (Age 4+)
Elmer and the other elephants are waiting for the storm to end so they can see the beautiful, colourful rainbow. But something dreadful has happened: the rainbow has lost its colours!  Elmer decides to give his own colours to the rainbow. But what will happen to Elmer if he gives the rainbow his own colours? Will he lose them for ever?  We also have a fantastic Elmer activity pack available at https://bit.ly/sr395drs
‘Little Monsters’ by David Walliams Read by Schoolreaders Volunteer, Kathy and Nelson the Dog (Age 6+)
Howler is a small werewolf with a BIG problem. He is just not scary! And that makes him the odd one out at Monster School… But when Howler finds some new friends, he discovers that being the odd one out might just make him the coolest one of all…
Spring term, Week 3
‘Elmer’ read by the author David McKee Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork.  The grey elephants all love him, but he soon starts to wonder what it would be like to be just the same as them... With our thanks to David McKee for reading his story. There is a fantastic activity pack for Elmer available here and on the activity section of the Schoolreaders website. Reading Age 5+
‘Just One of Those Days’ by Jill Murphy
It had been a long night... so Mr and Mrs Bear woke up late.
When Mr and Mrs Bear wake up late, it's raining outside - and Baby Bear is late for nursery. Then Mrs Bear sits on her glasses at muddle through cheerfully, and there's even a surprise for Baby Bear when Mr Bear gets home from work.
Reading Age 5+ 
‘Boogie Bear’ by David Walliams Up at the North Pole, a big furry polar bear is swimming, fishing and eating. But when she nods off and finds herself far from home, she thinks things can’t get any worse. But they can…Much worse!
Reading Age 6+
‘Not now, Bernard’ by David McKee read by actor Ben Bailey Smith (please be aware that Bernard gets eaten) which has a great activity to go with it.He's found a monster in the back garden but his mum and dad are just too busy to notice. So Bernard tries to befriend the monster… and that doesn't go quite to plan. Reading Age 6+
Spring Term, Week 2
 ‘The Go-Away Bird’ by Julia Donaldson
The Go-Away bird sat up in her nest, with her fine grey wings and her fine grey crest.' One by one, the other birds fly into her tree, wanting to talk or to play, but the Go-Away bird just shakes her head and sends them all away. But then the dangerous Get-You bird comes along, and she soon realises that she might need some friends after all . . . Reading Age 5+, Interest Age 3+
The Worrysaurus’ by Rachel Bright It's a beautiful day and Worrysaurus has planned a special picnic. But it isn't long before a small butterfly of worry starts fluttering in his tummy . . .What if he hasn't brought enough to eat? What if he gets lost in the jungle? What if he trips and falls? What if it rains?! Can Worrysaurus find a way to chase his fears away and have fun? Reading Age 6+, Interest Age 4+
Gorilla’ by Anthony Browne Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father's too busy to take her to the zoo – or for anything else come to that. For her birthday, Hannah asks her father for a gorilla – but is disappointed when she discovers that the gorilla she's got is just a toy one. But then something extraordinary happens ... the toy turns into a real gorilla, who puts on her father's hat and coat and takes her off for a magical visit to the zoo...Reading Age 6+, Interest Age 4+
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Clarion Academy Trust is a multi-academy and primary school Trust in South Norfolk. We aspire to excellence in all aspects of our practice. Mutual support, collaboration and challenge are key to our success. Raising standards for teaching and learning is at the core of all we do; providing students, pupils and staff with the opportunity to thrive, flourish and excel. This is a common vision for all our academies, no matter what their setting, context or circumstances.

Our schools

Clarion Academy Trust is a multi-academy and primary school Trust in South Norfolk. We aspire to excellence in all aspects of our practice. Mutual support, collaboration and challenge are key to our success. Raising standards for teaching and learning is at the core of all we do; providing students, pupils and staff with the opportunity to thrive, flourish and excel. This is a common vision for all our academies, no matter what their setting, context or circumstances.