Tag Archive | St Aidan’s High School


Return to St Aidan’s

Report from Calum Smith, St Aidan’s 100 S3 pupils were treated recently to a return visit from North Lanarkshire Catalyst Award Winning author Linda Strachan. The St Aidan’s pupils had won a visit from the renowned author by posting the best collection of reviews of the Catalyst Longlist books on the Catalyst Blog. Linda talked about the […]

Catalyst Winner 2010

North Lanarkshire teenagers have voted Spider the winner of the Catalyst Teenage Book Award for 2010. Congratulations to the fabulous Linda Strachan, and commiserations to the lovely Tim Bowler and Paul Dowswell. The awards took place at St Aidan’s High School, Wishaw, on Thursday 28th October. Full details here.

Catalyst Awards Ceremony – 28th October 2010

The scene is set at St Aidan’s High School, Wishaw. Three authors, chuffed to be the lucky three from the original 24, sit on the stage, wondering if they are the winner of this year’s award, but we’re making them wait a bit. Schools from across North Lanarkshire have filed into the hall, eyeing up the […]

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 […]

Catalyst Finalists 2009

The announcement of this year’s Catalyst Shortlist will take place in New Stevenston Library at 10.00 am on World Book Day – Thursday 5th March. Pupils from St Maurice’s, St Aidan’s, Cardinal Newman and Brannock High Schools will provide a brief biography of the four final authors, and will read a short extract from each […]