Staff and pupils at St Joseph's and St Gregory's were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Bedford, Dave Hodgson MBE, into school today, to promote Reading. He explained to the children why reading is so important to his job and he also spoke about his favourite books to read on holiday.
After a tour of the school, visiting classrooms to speak to the children, he read Fantastic Mr Fox to our Year 4 cohort and Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth to our Year 5 and 6 pupils.
The children really enjoyed the stories and wanted to find out more about them and the significance too of his ceremonial robes.
Before he left, he took time to give our Public Speaking Team some top tips too!
Let's get reading everyone!