Category Archive: Staff Book Group

Book Clubs – Comic Characters and Staff – 16 January 2019

There were two very lively lunchtime book clubs during lunchtime on Tuesday 16 January. Comic Characters Club pupils shared new good reads & some art work too. Staff Book Group started small and grew during lunchtime! Lots of discussion of Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh and about what to choose for next month #happyreaders

Festive Staff Book Group 17 December 2018

Santa has been busy 🎅 The Staff Book Group met on Monday 17 December and it looked like the box was full of…. books! Not that anyone has been rummaging in the box… 😉 Everyone enjoyed a lively and lovely festive lunch, full of book chat and holiday reading recommendations. Topped off with receiving gifts …

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Secret Santa 14 Decemebr 2018

The Staff Book Group has a Secret Santa box each year and it is filling up nicely for this year’s festive meeting with… books! Miss Weir from the Maths department added to the box, with a beautifully decorated and wrapped book. All in the group are looking forward to seeing the box of delights this …

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Staff Book Group November 2018

A Book and A Bite on Wednesday 28 November was full of lively chat! All about This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay, the secret diaries of a junior doctor. https://www.waterstones.com/book/this-is-going-to-hurt/adam-kay/9781509858637 Staff Book Group also picked a name each from the Secret Santa box and are looking forward to Jingle Books next month! Miss …

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Staff Book Group October 2018

The Staff Book Group met on Tuesday 30 October for chat about award winning The Long Drop by Denise Mina and all enjoyed a good discussion about hangings, horror and the history of Glasgow during lunchtime. 📚💜Great read!

Staff Book Group 18 September 2018

The Staff Book Group enjoyed a lively discussion of Tin Man by Sarah Winman during their monthly Book and a Bite meeting on 18 September.   All are really looking forward to next month’s chat too: The Long Drop by Dame Denise Mina Holiday reading is sorted!

Staff Book Group First of the New Session 2018 – 2019

Staff Book Group – Cuisines and Books from Around the World Feijoada from Brazil is not a girl from Ipanema. It is a stew of beans with beef & pork & a national dish. Lots of dishes & books from a range of countries were shared at lunchtime on the first day of the new term …

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Staff Book Group – Final Meeting of the session – 27 June 2018

Staff Book Group met for the final time this session on Wednesday 27 June for a lunch party and for discussion of The Party by Elizabeth Day. Party time indeed! Everyone enjoyed lots of chat about Martin and Ben and obsession and jealousy in the book The Party. The Staff Book Group also shared summer …

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Staff Book Group May 2018

It was a very lively Staff Book Group on 29 May, when the talk was all about Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. She was more than fine, she was brilliant! Staff Book Group Kicked Off too! Everyone drew books and countries for our World Cup Reading Challenge over the summer ⚽️📚🌞. Mrs Hendry is very …

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Staff Book Group April 2018 – Memento Mori by Muriel Spark

Staff Book Group April 2018 Memento Mori by Muriel Spark Staff Book Group enjoyed a ‘sparky’ and lively chat on Tuesday 24 April . Memento Mori is considered by many to be the greatest novel by the wizardly Dame Muriel Spark. In late 1950s London, something uncanny besets a group of elderly friends: an insinuating …

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