Category Archive: Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland S1 Blether Book Strip Competition 22 November 2019

The response to the S1 Book Week Scotland Book Strip Blether competition has been brilliant 👏. All book strips are on display and on Thursday 21 November, they were judged by S1 year head, Ms Toon. It was never going to be easy! What a task for Ms Toon, to judge the S1 Blether Book …

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Book Week Scotland Staff ‘Talk to Me About a Book’ posters 21 November 2019

Staff have been displaying posters about their choices of reading and pupils have been encouraged to ‘Talk to Me About My Book’. It has been wonderful to see these posters on classroom doors and offices all over the school.

Book Week Scotland S2 Blethers About Books and Blethers on Beanbags 19 -21 November 2019

S2 Blether About a Book in 30 seconds for Book Week Scotland began on Tuesday 19 November with classes 2.2 & 2.7 & all enjoyed this immensely. In fact, we could sit all day & blether about books. Dearbhla talked about Life in a Fishbowl. Duncan loved The Bunker Diary & Michael enjoyed The Light …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils Blether about the Shortlist – Book Week Scotland – 21 November 2019

The session with the Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils on Thursday 21 November was all about sharing the shortlisted books with each other. A bit of a Blether and… a balloon or two too. Because it is Book Week Scotland all week. 🎊💜📚😆!

Book Week Scotland Battle of the Books Inter-House & Staff Quiz 20 November 2019

20 November was the annual Book Week Scotland Big Inter-House & Staff Book Quiz! Would Seafield house retain the crown? Could the staff team be beaten? Would all the teacakes be eaten? We know the answer to one of these Qs . All at lunchtime and was an event not to be missed . All …

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Book Week Scotland S2 Blethers About Books began on 19 November

S2 Blether About a Book in 30 seconds for Book Week Scotland began on Tuesday 19 November with classes 2.2 & 2.7 & all enjoyed this immensely. In fact, we could sit all day & blether about books. Dearbhla talked about Life in a Fishbowl. Duncan loved The Bunker Diary & Michael enjoyed The Light …

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Book Week Scotland Big Book Swap 19 November 2019

The Big Book Swap for Scottish Book Trust began on Tuesday 19 November. Mrs Hendry brought in a small pile of books and donated her £1. As did Mrs Lee in Art and Miss McNeil. The Big Book Swap was all about: Bring a book. Donate £1. Swap a book. For Book Week Scotland. Our …

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Authors Live: Nikesh Shukla Book Week Scotland 19 November 2019

Authors Live: Nikesh Shukla – International Men’s Day Look at Writing and Mental Well-being Full attention from Mr Clark’s Higher English class was on Nikesh Shukla as BBC Authors Live from Scottish Book Trust began. Writing this book helped him to try & figure things out. To try and help to understand this world. The …

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East End P7 Visit – Book Week Scotland – 19 November 2019

What a lovely session with East End Primary 7 on the morning of Tuesday 19 November, with lots of book fun💜📚. We all enjoyed a blether about their class reader, which they are enjoying hugely. Natalie and Charlie added it to our Blether Book Board for Book Week Scotland: The Nowhere Emporium by Ross McKenzie👍.

Book Week Scotland Writer Alex McCall 18 November 2019

A visit from writer Alex McCall ended a very busy day one of our Book Week Scotland celebrations. S2 pupils enjoyed all the chat in a lively session during the afternoon of Monday 18 November. Thanks to Alex and thanks to Scottish Book Trust For Live Literature Funding.

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