Victoria Williamson Virtual Sessions

We are looking forward to virtual sessions with author Victoria Williamson tomorrow (6th May) S1 and S2 pupils will have 2 sessions  with Victoria in May.

Tomorrow’s session is largely based on Victoria’s book, The Boy with the Butterfly . Session 2 will be a creative writing session and will be held on 20th May.

Vibrant

Hot off the press! The latest issue of Vibrant, the NA school  libraries newsletter is now available. Some fantastic contributions from our pupils! As always we would love to hear your thoughts on this and any suggestions for future editions would be welcomed.

Anyone interested in contributing to the next edition should send contributions to Mrs McPhee. She would love to hear from you!

Vibrant Issue 5

 

BorrowBox

Remember you can access BorrowBox, the  North Ayrshire Libraries ebook and audiobooks app via your Young Scot Card. Contact Mrs McPhee if you require help setting up.

If you don’t know your PIN please email librarysupport@north-ayrshire.gov.uk (or again Mrs McPhee)

This short video should help you get started

Setting up BorrowBox

Book Week Scotland 2020

Find out about  our activities for this year’s Book Week Scotland by going to the Activities section of our blog.

Closing date for entries is Friday 27th November.

The Library will remain open at break during Book Week Scotland. Anyone interested in joining Mrs McPhee with a good book for some bookish chat should get a pass from the library. Place numbers are restricted so you’ll  need to have given your name to attend.

University West of Scotland Webinars

OCTOBER EARLY EVENING WEBINARS – UWS

Every Wednesday in October, the team will be hosting an early evening webinar. The events will start at 6:00pm with the presentations lasting approximately 30 minutes with a Q&A session at the end.

The team will be covering the following topics, you can register by clicking the hyperlinks below:

7th October 2020 – Overview of UWS and Scottish HE System

14th October 2020 – Applying to UCAS

21st October 2020 – How to create a Positive Personal Statement

28th October 2020 – Student Life

 

The UCAS Procedure Information Evenings

Higher Education Information Evenings

The University of Strathclyde has scheduled 3 Information Evenings about the UCAS procedure which will be  useful for both pupils and parents.  You can register for an event by going to the following links

Wednesday 23rd September 6pm

https://strath.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_89cDAl41TFiFMAyEcT4xRg

Thursday 8th October 6pm

https://strath.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cWuvzM51TQixuRyWoO80ug

Monday 19th October 6pm

https://strath.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CgQoOIK8Qg6G2F5awLWpbA

 

Reader of the Week

 

A new feature of our blog each Friday is meeting a member of staff or pupil who shares with us their love of reading.

Our first reader is Ms Bell from our English Deparment. You’ll find Ms Bell’s thoughts in the Reader of the Week section.

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