Tag Archive | Caldervale High School

Mortal Chaos by Matt Dickinson: trailer by Caldervale High School, Airdrie

Catalyst Longlist launch

Report by Mrs Connor, Chryston High School Thursday 29th November at Coatbridge Library saw the Catalyst Book Awards 2013 being launched. In the audience were pupils from Coatbridge and Caldervale High Schools along with a group of visiting Russian librarians, all excited to find out which books had made it onto the longlist. Catalyst Award […]

Catalyst Encounters 2012

We’ve got a fantastic set of author tours on the horizon, with pupils across North Lanarkshire having a chance to meet some wonderful Scottish authors: Des Dillon, Linda Strachan, Theresa Breslin and Keith Gray. 2nd October Caldervale High School, Airdrie Coatbridge High School 12th October Calderhead High School, Shotts Coltness High School, Cambusnethan 25th October […]

Catalyst 2011 – a pupil’s eye view!

Report from Damon, Caldervale High School That’s it! Another year past for the Catalyst team. Another longlist shortlisted – another author crowned winner.  And one can only look back at what a great year it was. Going into its eighth year, the Catalyst team, once again, did a fantastic job. The longlist had been selected […]

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 […]

Catalyst Awards Ceremony 2009

Many congratulations to Theresa Breslin, whose novel, ‘The Nostradamus Prophecy‘ is the winner of the North Lanarkshire Catalyst Teenage Book Awards 2009. Over 700 votes were cast from teenagers in secondary schools and public libraries across North Lanarkshire. The Awards ceremony took place at St Maurice’s High School on October 8th, with an audience of over 260 pupils from […]