Category Archive: Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival Trip 2019

Was the Edinburgh International Book Festival ready for TeamEA? Our group, of 37 pupils and staff Mrs Toonen, Mrs Bodiam, Mr Smith and Miss Weir, were ready and very excited for our two-day trip, to Edinburgh on Thursday 22 and Wednesday 23 August. With a 5.30am departure, onesies, pillows & blankets were travel must-haves.  We …

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Edinburgh Book Festival- Are you Ready for @TeamElginAcad? – 21 August 2019

What a buzzing meeting with all of our @edbookfest  participants on 21 August. The early 5am start on Thursday is not fazing them. Hmm…might be different then…💤 T-shirts are a hit and Alisha, Sandy & Ellie couldn’t wait to try them on. Edinburgh, are you indeed ready for @TeamElginAcad?

Edinburgh International Book Festival Trip -Tshirts have arrived and Countdown is ON! 20 August 2019

Our trip to Edinburgh Book Festival is on Thursday 22 & Friday 23 August🎉💜📚 and our t-shirts have arrived. Yaay! Citizens of the World @teamElginAcademy We shall be departing from school at 5.30am. Bring a pillow for the bus #snoozetime Waking up at Perth #drinks #food #freshair #chat Arriving in Charlotte Square book village 😁 …

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Edinburgh Book Festival Fundraiser Cake Sale 19 June 2019

Cakes made by our Edinburgh Book Festival pupils have been selling like…. well, like hot cakes! Mrs Lee & Miss Tullis from the Art dept are delighted with their purchases & two of our cake sellers, Chloe & Abigail are looking forward to selling all these beautiful creations 🍰

Edinburgh Book Festival Fundraising – Sponsored Silence – 10 & 11 June 2019

Our Edinburgh Book Festival pupils have come up with some novel fundraising ideas. On Monday 10 June, some of them, including Alisha & Molly, participated in a sponsored silence. They have Show Me boards to communicate in classes. There was more fundraising on Tuesday 11 June, by even more of our Edinburgh Book Festival pupils. …

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

Sign Up for our trip to the Edinburgh Book Festival 22 and 23 August 2019 There will be 40 places, with 20 for BGE (new S2 & S3) and 20 for senior cohort (new S4 – S6). The planned cost is £85 (tbc), to include 2 events at the Book Festival, travel, overnight accommodation and …

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Edinburgh International Book Festival Planned Trip August 2019 – Sign Up During May 2019

The Baillie Gifford Schools Programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival arrived on the library desk on 25 April and… the post-it notes were out in force! What a fabulous line-up! The booking opened on 29 April and click went our booking form. Fingers crossed that we are going this summer #teamEA Last year, …

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Elgin Academy Goes To The Edinburgh International Book Festival August 2018

Was the Edinburgh International Book Festival ready for us? Our group, of 37 pupils and staff Mrs Toonen, Mrs Bodiam, Mr Campbell and Mr Weir, were ready and very excited for our two-day trip, to Edinburgh on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 August. Isla & Ellie embraced our 5.30am departure and all of us were …

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Edinburgh International Book Festival Trip August 2018

We held VERY important meeting at lunchtime for our Edinburgh International Book Festival participants during our first week of the new term. Final travel arrangements for next week; information about the book fest village; accommodation; book buying; AND T- shirts too. The t-shirts were a big hit and had to be tried on immediately! Think …

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Edinburgh International Book Festival – Deposits for Places Need To Be Returned

We need forms and deposits for places on our Edinburgh Book Festival trip returned. What an opportunity to see amazing authors, soak up the atmosphere in the Charlotte Square book festival tent AND stay overnight in Edinburgh. Excitements🎉📚💜 https://learning.edbookfest.co.uk/schools/baillie-gifford-schools-programme/