Fat Boy Swim By (author) Catherine Forde. From award-winning author, Catherine Forde, comes Fat Boy Swim, a story that will make you realise that anything is possible. Jimmy Kelly is fat. Lardy. Ginormous. Clinically obese. Inside, Jimmy doesn’t feel like Smelly Kelly, Fat Boy Fat. He’s just normal. His bedroom’s a pit. His feet stink. He hates getting up on school mornings. If any of.
Fat boy swim is about a boy who's life has changed dramatically, from traumas and triumphs. Jimmy used to get bullied, he would cower in the corner and not be able to face the harsh critics. But when he started swimming he discovered a passion with connections to school, family life, appearance and most of all his dreams. When Jimmy has a crush, his confidence is boosted and he feels like.
A humorous novel driven with gritty realism and thrilling imagination. The good mix of girl and boy characters make this book great for whole class work. What are the themes? Social issues such as bullying, self-image and confidence make Fat Boy Swim suitable for cross-curricular use in PSHE. Teaching points?
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What's the hook? A humorous novel driven with gritty realism and thrilling imagination. The good mix of girl and boy characters make this book great for whole class work. What are the themes? Social issues such as bullying, self-image and confidence make Fat Boy Swim suitable for cross-curricular use in PSHE Teaching points? Scottish setting and the use of Scottish dialect expressions make it.
LibraryThing Review User Review - chibimajo - LibraryThing. Jimmy is fat, and he's an excellent cook, but he plans on keeping that a secret. Until the coach finds out his secret. And then starts him swimming. And Jimmy finds out he loves to swim. Read full review.
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Over the past few weeks, as part of our One School, One Book scheme, pupils in S1-S3 have been reading chapters 1-7 of 'Fat Boy Swim' by Catherine Forde. 24 October On Friday 13th October, the English Department tested their pupil's knowledge of the adventures of Jimmy Kelly with a fun quiz during class time! The quiz was well received with some friendly competition taking place between some.