Stromness Academy Library

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October 9, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair

Poetry Picnic – National Poetry Day 2015

Thursday 8th October was National Poetry Day which was celebrated country wide judging by the high media (radio & television) and even higher social media presence.  Once again we celebrate poetry in the form of our annual poetry picnic which … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair

Postcards, Paintings, Picnic, Competition & Light

Thursday 8th October, yep! – that is next week and the second last day of term.  “Yipee!”, I hear you say.  So, next Thursday sees us returning to our annual celebration of poetry with the return to the tried and … Continue reading

May 7, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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Illustrator, Martin Brown, to Visit Stromness Academy

Last term, we successfully applied to the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour (Scottish Book Trust) to have illustrator, Martin Brown visit the school. He is most well known for illustrating the Horrible Histories series of books published by Scholastic. S2 … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair

Stan Lee Excelsior Award 2015

    It is that time of year again (well, maybe slightly later than usual) when we return to thinking about Graphic Novels and shadowing the annual Stan Lee Excelsior Award for graphic novels and Manga. This winner of this … Continue reading

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