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20/07/19

We have made it to Machu Picchu. The 2680 steps this morning wrte worth it! https://t.co/ejC0DIN9uJ

19/07/19

Have a great summer break everyone.

17/07/19

During tutor time, students will be made aware of the schools summer reading books for KS3 and KS4. Here's the list to dig into this summer. https://t.co/ozUqcqk4EZ

17/07/19

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Ever thought about being a school governor? Harris Federation are interested in individuals that are passionate about the wellbeing of our schools. For more information click on the link below. https://t.co/OIrsUb1Zdq

15/07/19

We watched the sunrise as we departed Camp Titicaca. We are now on our way to Cusco to prepare for our 5 day trek to Machu Picchu beginning tomorrow at 3am! https://t.co/dpKO98I43m

14/07/19

As we head into the final week of the year, this is a polite reminder to ensure that your child has 100% attendance, as we will continue to learn until the end of the day on Friday. We hope you have a fantastic Summer!

14/07/19

This morning we had an amazing view of the sunrise over Lake Titicaca from our tents on the beach. https://t.co/zLS4U1pqVe

14/07/19

Yesterday we enjoyed a boat trip to the Uros Reed islands where we learned about their way of life. Then onto Taquile island for lunch, and a BBQ for dinner by the beach. https://t.co/mtFQYED6Hh

13/07/19

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WORDFest officially opened by Sir Dan Moynihan! https://t.co/f9whZRqD7I

11/07/19

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11/07/19

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What a spectacular view! https://t.co/Nx9vBS1mGu

11/07/19

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11/07/19

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11/07/19

Well done to Ayesha and Mishka for coming 2nd and 1st, in their respective year group 100m race

11/07/19

The tracks are being set up for today’s Federation Sports Day. https://t.co/nXjqvKi5Av

11/07/19

The Sports Day is here! Good luck to all participants who have spent the last few weeks practising and competing in heats for today's finals. https://t.co/jXLeM2DDpC

10/07/19

The penultimate countdown numbers game total is 415. Can you reach the total using 25 6 9 5 3 3? https://t.co/zjElwhMIB1

10/07/19

This weeks must read book is about a girl that was abandoned and grows up in an eccentric household, among the servant quarters, where she hopes for her mum to come and find her. https://t.co/egODOhukJr

10/07/19

Word of the week is quintessential. As we end the term, the prize draw for this terms looms closer. https://t.co/zPF1ntXFlG

09/07/19

We have arrived at our second camp, Camp Titicaca on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Another fantastic welcome greeted us. https://t.co/dtPntbi8z1

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Posted on March 12th 2018

Book Review - The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins.

 

These stories take place in this dystopian world where a protagonist (Katniss Evergreen), takes her sisters place in the ‘Hunger Games’, on the day of reaping.

The day of reaping is the on which ‘tributes’ are chosen from each district to partake in the hunger games, where there is only one surviving victor. When Katniss departs to The Capital for the beginning of the games, she leaves behind her sister (Prim), mother, her best friend (Gale) and Madge Undersee, who gave her the mockingjay pin, which would soon become her symbol.

Suzanne Collins uses the theme of the mockingjay as a reoccurring motif throught the trilogy. Collins also uses symbolism through the mockingjay. Due to the actions of Katniss and Peeta (the other tribute from district 12), attempting suicide in the Hunger Games arena, the other districts perceive this as an act of defiance against The Capital. This sparks uprisings throughout the districts and the citizens believe that Katniss will spearhead the movement in the fight for justice. While Katniss is leading this uprising, the mockingjay becomes the symbol which encompasses the reason for the rebellion and justice.

I thoroughly enjoyed this trilogy and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for an immensely pulse-raising series. Suzanne Collins has craftily written a masterpiece that will keep you awake until you have completed the series.

By Tayeeba – Year 9