Curse of the Nomed
Moving from primary to secondary school can be a difficult time. That’s why we are delighted to be involved in an exiting adventure story book Curse of the Nomed, created by our former corporate partner Wesleyan.
Set on the first day of secondary school, Stef, Nora and Jacob are nervous about being on time and making friends but they didn’t expect to have to worry about an Egyptian curse! Curse of the Nomed is a great adventure story and also a brilliant starting point for conversations with children around their anxieties about moving schools.
The book is based on original ideas from year 8 pupils at Four Dwellings Academy in Birmingham, who know exactly how it feels to start secondary school. These ideas have been crafted into a novel by author B B Taylor and Illustrator Holly Bushnell. We have free resources for parents and teachers to help children cope with the transition to big school.
We are delighted that profits from the book will come to us at Partnership for Children to support our work, promoting positive mental health for children in the UK and around the world.