Open the Book

Open the Book takes place in Sessay Church of England Primary school and Sowerby Primary school on four Monday afternoons in each school term. Open the Book is a nationwide initiative and part of the Bible Society (see
It involves teams of volunteers from local churches presenting dramatised Bible stories in primary schools. The Sowerby Open the Book team includes people from the Methodist Church and St. Oswald's C of E Church, led by St Oswald's Children and Young People's Worker. The team enjoy doing the dramatisations nearly as much as the children enjoy watching them!