World Book Day Celebrations

In preparation for World Book Day 2018 all first year pupils in St Andrew’s and St Bride’s high school took part in a survey where they voted for their favourite […]

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Read A Book For ‘World Book Day’

Robyn Bolger | Reporter Thursday March 1st is a celebration just for the bookworms of the world- World Book Day! It’s a day to sit back and enjoy a nice, […]

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Welcome to Nowhere – A Story of Syria

Shortly before the Christmas break, St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School kindly distributed over 200 books to the S2 pupils, as part of the First minister’s reading challenge – […]

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REVIEW: ‘Slates’ trilogy

The ‘Slated’ trilogy was written by Terri Terry.  In a world where all people who make mistakes that don’t appear silly or accidental to the Governement have their memories wiped, […]

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REVIEW: ‘Children of Icarus’ by Caighlan Smith

Daniel Ingyang In the town where they worship Icarus, everyone is taught that the gods were jealous of the angels, and so captured all of them but one who they […]

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Year In Review : Nicola Sturgeon Visit

Ava Barrett | Reporter As we take a look back at the wonderful year our school has had, we reflect fondly upon some of the big days we have shared. […]

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Books For Christmas

Robyn Bolger | Reporter If you’re struggling to find a Christmas present for a well-known  bookworm, here are some recommendations that Waterstones have suggested: Crime books seem to have been […]

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Review: I Have No Secrets

Robyn Bolger | Reporter ‘I Have No Secrets’, written by Penny Joelson, is a book which, in my opinion, is written from a very unusual and intriguing angle – from […]

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The Haunting of Jessop Rise Review

Daniel Ingyang | Reporter The Haunting of Jessop Rise, by Danny Weston, is a mysterious horror novel for teenagers, set in the 1850s. The book is about William, a 14-year-old […]

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Book review: Beautiful Creatures

Robyn Bolger | Reporter Beautiful creatures is an imaginative story written by Kamie Garcia and Margaret Stohl. Casters, Incubuses, Seers, Keepers, Waywards, Sirens and Mortals keep the story moving.  There […]

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Book review: ‘Matched’

Robyn Bolger | Reporter The ‘Matched’ series by Ally Condie is about a world that is run by the ‘Society’. Nobody knows how to write, everything is done through a […]

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REVIEW: ‘I Capture the Castle’ By Dodie Smith

‘I capture the castle’ is quite an old book written by Dodie Smith but is rewritten in modern English language.  It is about a young girl called Cassandra that lives […]

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Read All About It: The Maze Runner

Robyn Bolger | Writer The maze Runner series, written by James Dashner, is about a group of people who are brainwashed and sent up to an arena within the centre of a […]

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Our trip to ReimagiNation East Kilbride

Photography from Cindy-Lou Ramsay Sophia Guidi | In recognition of their achievement in the private reading programme, 30 S2-3 pupils were nominated to attend ReimagiNation: East Kilbride, a new book […]

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What happened when we went to the Edinburgh Book Festival?

Sophie Nicholl and Emma Harris | On Thursday the 24th of August, a group of St Andrew’s and St Bride’s pupils had a wonderful day at the Edinburgh Book Festival, meeting […]

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What is the FM’s Reading Challenge?

Rio Jordan with Niamh McGroarty | The First Minister’s Reading Challenge was introduced to primary pupils throughout Scotland last year, with the aim of the programme being to encourage children […]

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EXCLUSIVE: First Minister Interview

  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited St Andrew’s and St Bride’s on Monday 21st August 2017. As part of her visit, to celebrate the launch of the First Minister’s Reading […]

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