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Autumn

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Wiktoria created our fab new Autumn display for us.

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Scholastic Book fair

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Due to snow our book fair didn’t get to us last week.

BUT it has been rearranged for the 21-26 March.  Remember you can use your World Book Day voucher to get £1 off any book over £2.99.

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Scottish Book Week

Senior pupils enjoyed a performance poetry workshop with Ash Dickinson as part of Scottish Book Week.

These were our poetry slam finalists. Shout out to our Slam Champ, Errin Barnett and runner up, Katie Morrison.

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Literacy Week

S4 pupils took part in the BBC Authors Live YA event today as part of Literacy week and No Pens Day.

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Check out the Vlog for Bookish Thoughts here.

 

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Well-Read quiz

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Our S2 pupils taking part in the Well-Read Quiz for Scottish Book Week.  We didn’t win but we did well in the General Knowledge round winning 4 out of the 10 books available!

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Edinburgh Book Festival 2016

The LRC ran 2 trips to the Edinburgh Book Festival this year.  Friday was Losing the Labels with Juno Dawson and Cecilia Ahern.  On Monday we heard Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock & Jenny Valentine talk about writing and developing characters in their books. Hard hitting sometimes but great fun!

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Edinburgh Book Festival

The LRC will be running 2 trips to the Book Festival this year.  Both are aimed at S5/6 pupils and pupils studying for Higher/Advanced Higher English would benefit especially.

26 August –  Lose the labels with Cecelia Ahern and Juno Dawson.

29 August – Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock and Jenny Valentine .

Both will be whole day events.  The trip will be free but you will need to have money for the tram, lunch and there will be books to purchase.  If you are interested please come and put you name down in the LRC.

Read more about the events here

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