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Getting Book Week Scotland Ready 13 and 14 November 2019

The week before and a lk ahead and time to get Book Week Scotland ready. Novelties Book Club activities were on hold on Wednesday 13 November. There was time for a quick chat and all are going to be either on house teams or scoring in BWS Battle of the Books. Starting to get Book …

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Novelties Book Club – book awards, Star Readers, Book Week Scotland and Book of the Month – 6 November 2019

It was a busy Novelties Book Club on 6 November. Selecting Book of the Month; discussing new Star Reader Staff Interviews; choosing which @GCBA book to read first (when they arrive) and deciding whether to be on a house team or be a scorer for #BookWeekScotland Battle of the Books. It was so busy, that …

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Star Reader of the Month – Mrs Stewart Modern Languages – November 2019

Novelties Book Club pupils interview a member of staff each month about books and reading. Questions include favourite genre, favourite book characters and there are a couple of unusual ones in the interview too! November’s Star Reader is Mrs Stewart in the Modern Languages department.  

Book of the Month November 2019

Our November Book of the Month is very topical and has all you need to know about the world of politics! POLITICS FOR BEGINNERS by Alex Frith, Rosie Hore, Louie Stowell, Kellan Stover. This hugely entertaining book does a great job of explaining politics… political systems, elections, voting and government and issues including feminism, human …

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No One Is Too Small ToMake A Difference – Novelties Book Club – Spooktacular Plans – 9 October 2019

Novelties Book Club pupils are delighted today to receive these inspiring gifts from¬†@PenguinUKBooks No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference by Greta Thunberg. Isabella, Niamh, Ali and Kate will read and share with us next term #MakeADifference. Rhys is very serious about our planned Spooktacular Story Party on 30 October. Plans for this …

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Books, Banter and Star Interview for October – Novelties Book Club – 2 October 2019

Novelties Book Club might have been down in quantity on 2 October, but it was UP in quality. Lots of chat about Poems To Live Your Life By Chris Riddell. Daniel said the drawings “are so real” & Michael gave it a huge thumbs up.👍. We have a trio of Exctinction Trials fans by SM …

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Books, Banter and Banners – Novelties Book Club 18 Septemer 2019

Our Novelties Book Club is shaping up to be a very lively lunchtime group indeed. At their meeting on 18 September, it was all about books, banners, and banter for the pupils. Interviewing Mrs Stewart from the Modern Languages department too, for Star Reader of the Month. There was lots going on and lots of …

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Novelties Book Club – new poster, new ideas and new plans – 11 September 2019

Novelties Book Club pupils were bursting with ideas & activities during their meeting on 11 September! Some of the group have now contacted two members of staff to get the ball rolling with Star Reader of the Month. The first interview is on Thursday 12 September with Mr MacLean in the History department. There was …

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Novelties Book Club on fire! 4 September 2019

Novelties Book Club was full of activities and book fun🎉📚 on Wednesday 4 September. Kate, Zara & Naimh are going to start Star Reader of the Month. Interviewing staff about their reading. ¬†Answers and photos will be displayed on posters. Ali, Isobella & Rhys brainstormed the new banner for book club and all shared #goodreads …

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Novelties Book Club – first meetingof the new term – Wednesday 28 August 2019

It’s back! And Wednesday lunchtimes will never be the same again 😁📚💜. Novelties Book Club is for all pupils and there was a special welcome for our new S1s at the first meeting on Wednesday 28 August. Bonus: this is a great way to meet new people and to make friends.#books #bringyourlunch #beready #bestoftimes. Some …

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