Category Archive: Scottish Teenage Book Prize

Welcome to the New Term and Looking Forward to Easter 15 April 2019

First day of the new term was on Monday 15 April and it was a big welcome back to everyone! Busy times ahead, as always #learning #reading #collaborating #connecting #sharing. There was lovely post to begin the new term: a congratulatory letter for our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils from Moray MSP Richard Lochhead. Crack …

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Academy Pupils Win Book Prizes 29 March 2019

Our Scottish Teenage Book Prize winning girls were in the news on Friday 29 March. In local newspaper: Northern Scot. What a lovely photo and what great achievements. W are proud of all our pupils who participated in this year’s project #teamEA

Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019 – Winner and Pupils’ Successes – 27 February 2019

An S3 group has been participating in this award since October with Librarian Shelagh Toonen and English teacher Douglas Clark and on 27 February, the school was told of outstanding successes in this national award. We loved the project this year and again it was a fantastic experience for us all. It was all about …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Shortlist Voting Day! 31 January 2019

The Ballot box arrived, courtesy of Mrs Hendry and our Modern Studies department and we were ready for the votes. We had Counting officers too, for the serious business of voting for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019 shortlisted books. Actually, the authors Kerr Thomson. Sm Wilson and John Young are all our favourites! Votes …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Group’s Visit to The Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig 24 January 2019

Thursday 24 January was all about the Scottish Teenage Book Prize group’s trip to the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig and a themed tour about wolves. There were lots of other activities too, including filming for book trailers. We had arrived in a winter wonderland. All were excited, enthusiastic and looking forward to the day …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Book Trailers 23 January 2019

Lights, camera, action! Our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils worked hard on their book trailers. All are looking forward to our trip to the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig and final filming #wildlife #dinosaurs (maybe?) #roadtrip #wolves Lots of creating and connecting.

Scottish Teenage Book Prize Book Trailers 16 & 17 January 2019

Dead bird sandwich anyone? Not really! All part of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize filming for book trailers. There were lots of ideas this morning from pupils and filming has started #creativity   There was a takeover of our first aid room on the morning of Thursday 17 Janaury and we have Director Adele, Doctor Duncan …

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Book Trailers and The Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils 16 January 2019

Our new resource, courtesy of Mrs Ross, one of our first-aiders in school. It will be part of a very creative exercise this month by our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils #booktrailers #learning #sharing S3 pupils. Yikes!

Scottish Teenage Book Prize Meeting 9 January 2019

First meeting of the term with S3 #ScotTeenBookPrize pupils was on Wednesday 9 January and there was much excitement. Watching @scottishbktrust @ChrisLeslie2 masterclass videos on creating book trailers AND news of a trip in two weeks time to @HighlandWPark . Wolves themed tour, ideas for trailers, creative writing, its all happening this month.

Scottish Teenage Book Prize Group Final Graphic Scenes – 19 December & 20 December 2018

Woweee… at the graphic work from the Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils. The final session on Wednesday 19 December, before presenting to each other, on favourite scenes from the shortlisted books. Pencil, crayon, paint & a story cube too were all used. The pupils presented their work to the class and to Mr Clark and …

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