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Westbury Leigh Primary School has been selected to judge the 2019 science book shortlist as part of the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.

 The event aims to inspire young people to read about science and promotes the writing of excellent, accessible STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) books for under-14s. 

The prize is unique in that the winner is selected by judging panels made up of young people across the country. 

https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/book-prizes/ young-peoples-book-prize/

 Year 6 pupil and science chair, Ben said, “We are observing different books. This is positive because we have books for all age groups. We need science to look forward and solve issues.”

Steve Pearce, year 6 teacher said, “I’m really excited that Westbury Leigh has been selected to judge the 2019 science book shortlist. We have some passionate scientists and it is a great opportunity to see what is on offer and how we can incorporate them into our everyday learning.”