Falcons School for Girls Launches New Carnegie Library

Last Updated on : 28th March 2017

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Carnegie Medal, Falcons School for Girls has opened its very own Carnegie Library.

The girls welcomed the new range of books with a celebratory assembly where they all chose their favourite Carnegie book and came dressed as their favourite character.

The Putney based school will now stock all the appropriate titles in its already wonderful Key Stage Two Library as part of a collaboration with Kew Books.

Falcons School for Girls Celebrate thier new Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Medal has been awarded every year since 1936 to the book voted the best children’s book of the year by children’s librarians. The winners have included classics by Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons, Eve Garnett – The Family From One End Street, David Almond – Skellig, Phillip Pullman – His Dark Materials, and more recently, Patrick Ness – A Monster Calls.

Headmistress at the school, Sophia Ashworth Jones commented: “The girls feel very proud and lucky to have this new collection of wonderful stories and we are all excited to offer them a more extensive library.”

If you want your daughter to grab a book and join in with the other veracious readers as part of the Falcons Family, then do get in touch with the school’s Registrar Mrs Hutton, on Georgia.Hutton@falconsgirls.co.uk.

Pupil, Lara Precious dressed as a peacock to celebrate the openingThe Falcons School for Girls is one of London’s Leading Independent Preparatory Schools and is part of the prestigious Alpha Plus Group. It comprises of four Edwardian houses within the leafy conservation area Woodborough Road, Putney.

The school offers an optimal learning environment and has specialist facilities for Science, Mathematics, Art, Drama and Dance. Leadership can be seen at every level of the school contributing to a cherishing and challenging culture.

Creativity is at the heart of The Falcons School for Girls and teachers are able to adapt the delivery of the curriculum to reflect every girl’s individual learning needs. The school also works closely with the parents during the education process and each girl is prepared for entry into the senior school which best meets their learning needs and future development.



For more information visit www.falconsgirls.co.uk otherwise you can call the school on 0208 992 5189 or email admin@falconsgirls.co.uk


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