To celebrate Book Week Scotland which ran from Monday 21st November – Sunday 27th November, the school library held a quiz all about Scottish books and authors. The quiz, for all year groups, featured Ian McEwan, The Broons, Harry Potter and Robert Burns. The winner was Chloe Hussey S6 and the runners-up were Molly McCready, Lorcan Deeley and Nathan Durkan, all S1. Well done to everyone who took part.
Roald Dahl’s birthday is celebrated every year on 13th of September. This year was even more special as it’s been 100 years since Roald Dahl’s birth in 1916. There were parties and events all over libraries and bookshops to celebrate. In the library at St. Peter the Apostle we marked the day with a Roald Dahl quiz and a BFG ears design competition. The winners of the Roald Dahl quiz were Connor Darroch 1E and Alexander Campbell 1B. There were lots of creative and colourful designs entered into the BFG competition and the two winners were Eilidh Mersey and Niamh Cassidy from class 1A. Well done to everyone who took part.
National Poetry Day on 6th October celebrates theenjoyment, discovery and sharing of poetry. S1 pupils enjoyed writing their own poetry with colourful designs to accompany the words. Their work will be displayed in the library so come along and read their emotional, funny and unique poems.