Summer Reading Bucket Challenge!

As a continuation from our First Minister’s Reading Challenge, S2 pupils are encouraged to join in our Summer Reading Bucket Challenge!! Each challenge is worth a certain amount, please read the cover page of instructions and enjoy your summer reading!!


Points will be collected in August and prizes revealed!


Click here for more information! S2-Summer-Reading-Bucket-Challenge


For recommended reading based on the challenge click here: Recommended-Reading-for-our-Summer-Reading-Challenge


Carnegie Shadowing Challenge

Pupils in 3A1 and 3A2 have been competing in the Carnegie Shadowing Challenge. They are challenging themselves to read as many of the nominated novels as possible! They have also completed creative and research responses to the novels. Winners will be announced at our Carnegie party tomorrow!!



S2 Literacy Leaders!

We are looking for S2 pupils who are enthusiastic about reading, writing and leading literacy events and activities at Hillhead. Look for these posters around the school and see Miss Rothery and Miss Lawrie for further information!!

And the creative response winner is….

Well done to Pearl from 1E who won our creative response challenge! Her response was based on the novel The Mystery of the Colour Thief by Ewa Jozefkowicz. Her entry carefully detailed each character’s point of view with sophisticated vocabulary and some incredible illustrations.


Hillhead’s Healthy Book Bar!

First Minister’s Reading Challenge:

To award our S1 pupils who submitted creative responses to books from our SHELF CARE: MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING BOOK LIST, they received a special invite to our very own BOOK BAR! Healthy drinks based on some of our favourite titles. Click here for more details and photographs!

Hillhead’s Healthy Book Bar

Spring Break Reading Challenge

A little Spring Reading Challenge!

Try to complete as many as you can over the holiday…and don’t forget to keep reading books for our First Minister’s Reading Challenge too!!