Category Archive: Authors’ Visits

Author Kerr Thomson Visit 27 September 2019

“Everyone is a reader. Some just haven’t found their favourite book yet.” From our visiting author Kerr Thomson on Friday 27 September. What a great session our S1 pupils enjoyed, with wonderful readings and a taster from his new book. We are very lucky in Moray! We were delighted to welcome award-winning author Kerr Thomson …

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Huge Enthusiasm from S1 Classes 20 September 2019

Huge 👍👍 from both S1 classes on Friday 20 September for their first book talk. L💜ving the enthusiasm. Sessions included books by our visiting author Kerr Thomson and Isabella has grabbed the last copy of The Rise of Wolves for her weekend reading. Perfect weekend ahead!📚😀

Author Kerr Thomson To Visit on 27 September 2019

We are delighted to welcome award-winning author Kerr Thomson to school on Friday 27 September, when he will be talk to all of our S1 cohort in the morning. Kerr’s first novel, The Sound of Whales won the 2014 Times Children’s Fiction Prize and his most recent book The Rise of Wolves was shortlisted for …

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S1 Book Talks – Action & Adventure and Visiting Author – September 2019

S1 classes begin with the theme of Adventure and the focus is on three books: The Rise of Wolves by our visiting author Kerr Thomson is a classic and atmospheric adventure, which features a gripping plot, stunning setting and great characters. Innis hears it first – a bloodcurdling howl that stops him dead in his …

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Author William Sutcliffe Thursday 28 March 2019

We welcomed bestselling author William Sutcliffe to school on Thursday, 28 March, when he met four S3 classes in the library. William read from his book We See Everything and led discussion and explored some of its themes with pupils. This is a gripping page-turner which is powerfully relevant and packs powerful moral and emotional …

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Nicola Morgan Moray Minds Mental Wellbeing Event 27 March 2019

Mental Wellbeing expert and well-known author Nicola Morgan was in school on Wednesday 27 March, to meet and work with our S3 Moray Minds Mental Health Ambassadors. Our keynote speaker has a rich knowledge of and understanding of stress, anxiety and other mental health issues for young people, along with a wealth of strategies to …

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William Sutcliffe Visit 28 March 2019

We are very excited about welcoming bestselling author William Sutcliffe to school on Thursday, 28 March, when he will be working with four S3 classes in the library. William is the author of 10 novels and his books have been translated into 26 languages. His latest book, which will be the main focus of his visit, …

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Author Matthew Fitt Visit Monday 4 March 2019

We were delighted to welcome Matthew Fitt to school on Monday 4 March, when he encouraged our S1s to explore the languages around about us in a fun & dynamic way. What a lively, interactive session all enjoyed with him! Their rendition – in Scots – of Just The Way You Are by Olly Murrs …

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Welcome Author Matthew Fitt – Visiting School on Monday 4 March 2019

We are delighted to welcome Matthew Fitt to school on Monday 4 March. Matthew is a very popular Scottish children’s author and he enjoys speaking to pupils of all ages. He aims to encourage them to explore the languages around about us in a fun and dynamic way and his hope is that all children …

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S1 Book Talks – Other Times and Places and Books by Visiting Author Matthew Fitt – February 2019

Our book talks, during the week beginning 11 February, were all about Other Times and Other Places AND books by one of our soon-to-be visiting authors Matthew Fitt. There has been lots of chat with classes and there was a very good discussion with class 1.5 about author Judith Kerr and about how her book …

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