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25/04/18

The upcoming movie night on 30th April, is a showing of Avatar. The screening starts at 3pm in the Main Hall - sign up sheet is outside Science 7 https://t.co/6ZKF9jfEu6

25/04/18

These have been planted all around the school by our allotment club and Science Techs. So excited for next year https://t.co/om4rZgYnHx

25/04/18

An amazing performance from our girls at the RAD Borough Spring Sharing's on Monday. Click the link for the video https://t.co/caSLCghrZl https://t.co/ebXAXJYo3X

24/04/18

Well done to Saviola Y9, who won last weeks Maths Puzzle.

23/04/18

Although we will be hosting the local elections on 3rd May 2018, the Academy will be open as normal. https://t.co/trGfRkamSE

23/04/18

Want to go on the next trip? Letters can be collected from reception for those wanting to sign up. But you had better be quick. https://t.co/TEXvR89C0B

23/04/18

This weeks puzzle: Last year, at the school where Gill teaches maths, 315 out of the 600 pupils were girls. This Year, the number of the pupils in the school has increased to 640. The proportion of girls is the same as it was last year. How many girls are at the school this year?

23/04/18

The Student Leadership Team's weekly reflections covers what has been going on in London and the crimes rates surpassing that of New York. https://t.co/grvrI5j2Nl

23/04/18

Word of the Week is baleful. What other sentences can you incorporate the word 'baleful' into this week? https://t.co/mRb7qr9cRR

23/04/18

This weeks countdown challenge is to reach 528, using 100 50 5 8 9 6. How close can you get? Try your hand at our block puzzle. How many blocks do you think were used? https://t.co/l6hVNLbyRr

23/04/18

Retweetd From Harris Bromley

...to planning and preparing. https://t.co/9Wy6zOTfwk

23/04/18

Retweetd From Harris Bromley

...to recognising how time management is the key to success... https://t.co/RZ26BLvhSG

23/04/18

Retweeted HGABR Sixth Form (): Our 6F students will be covering how to develop good study habits during tutor time this week. From understanding the correct climate for learning... https://t.co/CTp4XCWqUh

23/04/18

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Our 6F students will be covering how to develop good study habits during tutor time this week. From understanding the correct climate for learning... https://t.co/dALXiJew7u

23/04/18

...to planning and preparing. https://t.co/9Wy6zOTfwk

23/04/18

...to recognising how time management is the key to success... https://t.co/RZ26BLvhSG

20/04/18

Our latest Insight magazine has been published on our website. https://t.co/Kseffl7LYk https://t.co/8eqZfI1LSh

20/04/18

This weeks growth mindset looks back at the points in our lives where we didn't succeed at something the first time and how we overcame them. First. Attempt. In. Learning https://t.co/recRPbcQtW

20/04/18

Retweeted The Return Hub (): 7 practical ways parents can inspire girls to get into STEM - shares useful tips from https://t.co/kfOZSAr4cb

20/04/18

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7 practical ways parents can inspire girls to get into STEM - shares useful tips from https://t.co/msTEK2CubN

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Posted on December 11th 2017

Book Review - Salt to the Sea

Summary

Salt to the Sea is a heart-wrenching book about four young refugees seeking shelter during World War II. The four main characters all have their own secrets and own dark pasts that they share within the novel.  The four young refugees have different backgrounds and different points of view on the war. The novel shows their hard journey throughout a forest and gives you an idea of how the refugees within World War II would feel. Near the end of the novel all characters aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a boat in which promises to give them safety and freedom. However, the promises that made had been broken and a Russian submarine bombs the ferry. Two of the four characters die and the other two live to see the future. In the end, they survive and live in the USA together.

Book Club

I was overjoyed to be a part of Bromley experience, as I thoroughly love reading. I was excited about the many books that we would have the opportunity to read, especially as they would be books not on the curriculum and that deal with challenging issues.

Salt to the Sea

I have not been disappointed; the first book that we read (Salt to the Sea) was incredibly interesting to read, as it evoked a range of emotions throughout. Whilst reading, there was a constant need to find out what happened to the characters and what might happen to them next – the tension throughout was captivating.

What I find the most fascinating about this book is the way that it is structured. The way the author switches between the different characters’ points of view for the same event or scene gives me a more detailed understanding of the characters’ thoughts and feelings.  

I would highly recommend this novel because Salt to the Sea is a brilliant way of exposing people to the true, horrific dangers they may face and, at times, the compassionate side of human nature.

By Ashley 8Y2