Tag Archive | Kilsyth Academy

Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition – The Winners!

Congratulations to Amy Connolly, Connie McFarlane, Kirsty Craigie and Alex Burke of Kilsyth Academy, whose trailer for Dreams by Daniela Sacerdoti, has been selected as the winner of the Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition 2013. Judge, Anton Smith, from the Learning Centre is Bellshill, told us, I enjoyed all of the trailers and the powerpoint […]

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness: trailer by Kilsyth Academy

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein: trailer by Kilsyth Academy

Dreams by Daniela Sacerdoti: trailer by Kilsyth Academy

Get Catalyst Active in 2011

Report by Rhona Skea, LRC Manager, Cardinal Newman HS The eagerly anticipated launch of the 8th Catalyst Book Award was announced at Kilsyth Academy on the 10th of February. The event included a very interesting talk from long listed author, Cathy MacPhail, who kept the pupils spell bound with her spooky ghost stories! On being […]

Catalyst Author Tour 2010

The day before the Catalyst Awards, each author traversed North Lanarkshire schools to speak to groups of teenagers. Here’s a taster of their travels. Linda Strachan visited St Ambrose High School, Coatbridge and Braidhurst High School, Motherwell. Paul Dowswell visited St Maurice’s High School, Cumbernauld, and Airdrie Academy. Nicola Cameron, LRC Manager:  The author visit went […]