Category Archive: Competitions

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

Isobella Dinosaurtastic Posters for The Grampian Children’s Book Award Competition 25 March 2019

The Talented Isobella in our Novelties Book Club is hiding behind her posters. She is a fan of The ExtinctionTrials and has created TWO dinosaurtastic depictions of the book by SM Wilson. As if the book had been made into a film #awesome @GrampBookAward competition.

The First Minister’s Reading Challenge Film Success #FMRCBookCrush February 2019

We are delighted to be a winning secondary school in the recent challenge by The First Minister’s Reading Challenge to share a love of reading in a creative and fun way for Valentine’s Day on 14 February. Our library entered a short film into this competition and it featured interviews with pupils and staff, with …

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Book Crush for FMRC Film and Sharing the Love of Books 14 February 2019

Pupils in Novelties Book Club & library assistants were sharing the love on Thursday 14 February. Of books and reading!💞📚 for Valentine’s Day and for The First Minister’s Reading Challenge Book Crush #FMRCBookCrush View the film here:   l Library assistants filmed some of our pupils and Mrs Stewart from the Modern Languages department …

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Book Blind Date – Fall In Love with Reading Even More This Month – February 2019

Fall in love💖 with reading even more this month… All are encouraged to try our Book Blind Date 💘📚 Our new display has been created especially for Valentine’s Day. Why not Rate Your Date?! No awkward Qs, no forced conversation, no judgmental looks, no need to call. Just enjoy a blind date with a book. …

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Bake Me a Story – Golden National Non-Fiction Competition – Pupils’ Successes January 2019

We have started the New Year with some great news: three of our pupils have achieved outstanding successes in a national competition, all part of a Library and Home Economics collaboration. The Federation of Children’s Book Group’s Bake Me A Story Competition received 300 entries in total from all around the country and our pupils’ …

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