Library News

Published: Fri 24 Aug 2012

S6 pupils are eligible to apply for a reference card to Edinburgh University Library.

Edinburgh University have kindly issued me with a supply of cards for pupils. Pupils will need a passport sized photograph, which they must bring into the School Library at time of application.

Card holders must abide by Edinburgh University rules and regulations.

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2012

Fantastic success was achieved by S1 and 2 pupils using Accelerated Reader software.

During English classes pupils took 1,038 book quizzes. and read a staggering 45,728,963 words in the last school session.

19 S1 pupils passed their certification target with 12 S2 reach their target certificate.

The software which uses quizzes on pupils personal reading books, develops reading ability and allows pupils to track their own progress with personal reports.

Parents and Carers can see how pupils are progressing on Accelerated Reader through Home Connect AR. To receive the link for Home Connect AR please contact either Mr Plain or your child's English Teacher.

Published: Fri 4 May 2012

Tyne and Esk Writers, Young Writer of the Year Competition has been launched. Let your imagination run wild, entries will be accepted on any topic.

The competition is open to all S1-4 pupils in East and Midlothian schools. East Lothian pupils should give entries to the school librarian.

All entries to be returned to the librarian by Friday 15 June 2012.

Full details of the competition can be found in the school library and from English Department. 

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2012

If you are asked "Would you like a Tesco School Voucher?". Last year you collected an amazing 11,500 vouchers which allowed for the development of S1 - 3 Fiction stock in the library.

The current total for this year stands at 989 and the English Department and Library are using this year's vouchers to develop the new "Bought the T-Shirt" section of the Library.

Thank you for your continued support.  

Published: Sat 10 Mar 2012

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