Category Archive: Authors’ Visits

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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Book Week Scotland Begins! Welcome Tom Foster Comics Artist 19 November 2018

Book Week Scotland began on Monday 19 November and we were ready for an exciting week, bursting with events, activities, visitors, competitions, music, cakes & lots of books! We are all read to party and celebrate Book Week Scotland and are absolutely buzzin’! #bookparty #bookweekready #rebellibrary #BringItOn 📚😃🎊💜📚 Welcome Tom Foster Big welcome to our …

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Author Danny Weston Visit 3 September 2018

Our S1 cohort enjoyed a fabulous visit from award-winning Danny Weston on Monday 3 September. Danny won the Scottish Children’s Book Award in 2016 for his powerful historical horror novel The Piper. His novel, The Haunting of Jessop Rise, is a chilling haunted house story set in rural Wales. Pupils asked Danny lots of questions …

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Award-Winning Author Danny Weston To Visit On Monday 3 September 2018

We are looking forward to welcoming Danny Weston to school on Monday 3 September. His books for young adults are guaranteed to send shivers down spines. Danny won the Scottish Children’s Book Award in 2016 for his powerful historical horror novel The Piper. His novel, The Haunting of Jessop Rise, is a chilling haunted house …

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Theresa Breslin Visit on the 21st of March 2018

Theresa Breslin Carnegie Medal-Winning and Acclaimed Author  – Visit to school on Wednesday 21 March We enjoyed two tremendous sessions on Wednesday 21 March when author Theresa Breslin visited school and met all of our S3 cohort in two sessions. Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed award-winning author of over forty books across a range of …

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