Category Archive: Scottish Teenage Book Prize

Amazing Ambassadors – Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils – presentations to S1 classes 17 & 18 March 2020

S3 pupils Vaughan and Irena delivered fabulous presentations to class 1.3 on 17 March. The S1 pupils said the S3 book trailers were “brilliant!” On Wednesday 18 March, the amazing were S3 pupils: Abigail, Ally, Caitlin and Krzysztof. They read from the 3 shortlisted books, described our collaborative project with the English department and delivered …

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S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize Pupils – Takeover S1 Book Talks -16 March 2020

Two S1 classes enjoyed book talks from the S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils on Monday 16 March. Class 1.4 heard from Michael & Amber and there were good questions and lots of borrowing too! Class 1.6 enjoyed chatting to Ivo, Leah & Madison and appreciated their presentations. S3 Library takeover all week.

Scottish Teenage Book Prize -sharing presentations for S1 Book Talk Takeover – 12 March 2020

Soon, in the week beginning 16 March, our S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils will take over the S1 book talk programme. Sharing the books, their reviews and their book trailers with the younger pupils. With time for Q&A.  Pupils tried it all out during period 1 on Thursday 12 March and there was great …

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Winner of The Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2020 and our in-school winners 5 March 2020

Our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils waiting for The Big Reveal…and wondering… Who has won the 2020 award? Scottish Book Trust made the announcement on the morning of World Book Day, 5 March: The winner of the 2020 #ScotTeenBookPrize is ONE SHOT by Tanya Landman of Barrington Stoke. Thanks to all the teen readers who voted …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Pupils planning for S1 book talks 20 February 2020

Our S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils are now busy planning their book talks for next month. All about the 3 shortlisted books.  Look out for the S1 book talk programme #takeover in March. Rok of the Reds by John Wagner; One Shot by Tanya Landman and  Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman.

Lights, Camera, Action – Scottish Teenage Book Prize Book Trailers Presented – 13 February 2020

Lights, camera and action on Thursday 13 february…. our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils presented their book trailers.  One Shot by Tanya Landman. 🎬📽️📚. The pupils will be taking over the S1 book talk programme next month. Featuring the three shortlisted books. Stills from the book trailer of Starfish by Dawn Akemi Bowman and created …

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Voting Time! Scottish Teenage Book Prize 30 January 2020

Voting time! Thursday 30 January was time to find out the #teamEA winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize. Ballot slips, the ballot box and pupils were ready and our pupils went to the polls this morning. Or, to the ballot box 🗳️ 😆. Michael & Kourtney were Counting Supervisors and then, Kornelia, as Returning …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Pupils Continue Book Trailer Filming 24 January 2020

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils continued  filming their book trailers on Friday 24 January. These will be shown  during an S3 assembly and also in the March S1 book talks. Conlan is Rok of the Reds! One of the shortlisted books  by John Wagner & Alan Grant.

Filming Book Trailers Begins for Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils 23 January 2020

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils began filming their book trailers on Thursday 23 January. These will be shown  during an S3 assembly and also in the March S1 book talks. The focus is on a sad scene in One Shot by Tanya Landman.  Kourtney read the words. The music is Bella’s Lullaby piano from …

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Mrs Lee Judges the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Graphic Adaptations 22 January 2020

Mrs Lee in the Art department is the judge of our in-school Scottish Teenage Book Prize competition and she spent time looking and judging the art work on 22 January. The three shortlisted books from Scottish Book Trust have all been read by the S3 pupils and they have created graphic adaptations of favourite scenes …

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