Catalyst Award 2014 – Voting Open

It’s time for the young people of North Lanarkshire to cast their votes to decide the winner of the Catalyst Book Award 2014. Votes can be cast in high schools or public libraries throughout North Lanarkshire, between Tuesday 27th May and Monday 16th June 2014. Ask your local librarian for a voting slip and have […]

Linda Strachan Visit

Caldervale High School were delighted to welcome back author, Linda Strachan, for a Catalyst Spring Tour session, on Wednesday 20th March.  Pupils, Zilke Bleyl and Claire Getchell, introduced Linda, who talked about her research for her latest teenage novel, Don’t judge me, as well as giving the Third year audience tips on how to get […]

Catalyst Review Prize: Linda Strachan Author visit

Caldervale High School has just taken advantage of  S4 pupil, Damon Allan’s Catalyst Longlist Review prize, with an author visit from Dead Boy Talking author, Linda Strachan.  Damon introduced Linda, with a short resume of her life so far, before Linda herself spoke to the group about her Catalyst 2010 winning novel, Spider and her […]

Alex Scarrow @ Caldervale

As part of the Catalyst Awards Author Tour 2011, Alex Scarrow visited Caldervale High School.  Alex introduced his shortlisted novel, Time Riders, to a group of S3 pupils along with the Catalyst Book Group. His movie style trailer for the novel went down a storm as did his jumping on and off the furniture (and […]