Take a look at these outstanding creative projects created by pupils in response to the shortlisted books for the Carnegie Award.
Congratulations to our S3 pupils who have been working hard to read, discuss and create projects based around the books shortlisted for the 2017 Carnegie Award.
Book Review winners:
The books shortlisted for the award were:
Congratulations to Odhran Leeson of S3 who recently won the Scottish Book Trust 50 word Fiction Competition! The prompt was: a family meal (written in 50 words). Here is his winning entry:
It was dinner time. The Connellys were ready to eat the succulent roast chicken in front of them. Kenny, the dad, was about to cut it when, suddenly, it lunged at him. Gobbled him down and swallowed him whole. The rest sat in stunned silence imagining death by chicken.
–Odhran Leeson (S3)
“Speech is power”
We are so proud of our Hillhead HS pupils who recently took part in the Glasgow schools public speaking competition. Pupils from all over Glasgow demonstrated their public speaking skills at the Glasgow City Chambers. A massive round of applause for Lewis Harris who made it to the final stages of the competition!
For pupils in National 5 or Higher English, we recommend the following textbooks (below) for some extra summer revision on close reading skills. You can always check out the SQA website for past papers too: http://www.sqa.org.uk/pastpapers/findpastpaper.htm?subject=English&level
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