Literary Landkey has the 'text factor'

PUPILS from Landkey Primary School proved they had the text factor when the school won the World Book Day children s quiz at Barnstaple Library for the second year running yesterday (Thursday). Teams of young book fans from 12 North Devon primary school

PUPILS from Landkey Primary School proved they had the "text factor" when the school won the World Book Day children's quiz at Barnstaple Library for the second year running yesterday (Thursday).Teams of young book fans from 12 North Devon primary schools pitted their literary wits in the competition, being questioned about books and their authors.Each of the three-strong teams comprised children aged eight, nine and 10.After a series of heats, Landkey and Swimbridge schools contested the final, with Landkey retaining their title 19-14.Team members Rachael Bellew and Isobel Hampton, who were also in the winning team last year, were this time joined by Deborah Roper.The Swimbridge team comprised Florence Gillard, Lucie Slape and Jacob Heard.


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