Category Archive: Scottish Teenage Book Prize

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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Amazing Art from Scottish Teenage Book Prize Group – 12 & 13 December 2018

What fabulous graphic work, collaboration and sharing feedback on their second books during the session on Wednesday 12 December from the S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils. We are looking forward to seeing them all completed. Mr Barnett,our head teacher, visited and enjoyed talking to the pupils and finding out more about the project. He …

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Graphic Work and Christmas Tunes for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Group – 5 & 6 December 2018

The session on Wednesday 5 December with the Scottish Teenage Book Prize group was all about planning their scenes from the shortlisted books for Scottish Book Trust’s graphic novel competition #sharing #reading #collaborating with our English department. Festive fun too, for the group whilst working on their scenes from the shortlisted books. There were great …

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Creating Comic Scenes for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Shortlisted Books 28 November 2018

This session saw a library power point on creating comic book scenes and chat with Mr Clark in the English department about drawing techniques. Then, sharing ideas & looking at graphic novels for our Scottish Teenage Book Prize group. Loving the mapping from the shortlisted books Lots of collaboration 📚✍️😀

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