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All the latest news and events from our faculties

Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day from Alloa Academy! Thank you to House Group leaders and pupils who took part in the Drop Everything And Read session, to teachers who visited the library with their classes today and to Waterstones Stirling for providing the brilliant books!

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World Book Day 2019!

We will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 7th March in the library! Come along, share a story and choose a book to take home!

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Bookflix

Find out what’s new, popular and trending at the library by checking out our Bookflix display. All books are available to borrow from your library now!

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S1 Information Skills

During this short course, our S1 pupils are able to develop and improve their independent learning skills in reading, writing and searching to create their own projects, enabling them to become successful learners. Course Outline Information Skills 1 - Introduction to...

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Christmas Literary TV Guide

Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays?  Look no further, we have just the thing for you! Helen Smith, the wonderful librarian from Eckington School in Derbyshire has produced her annual literary television guide for 2018. All films have been...

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Bookbuzz at Alloa Academy!

Bookbuzz is a reading programme run by BookTrust which celebrates reading for pleasure and gives pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a collection of specially-selected titles.  At Alloa Academy Bookbuzz is funded by the Pupil Equity Fund. ...

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Scholastic Book Fair

Celebrate reading at our Book Fair! The scholastic book fair will be arriving in school next week: Tuesday 20th March –Thursday 22nd March 2017 in the upper library. There will be hundreds of new books to browse and buy!  With over 200 titles to choose from and prices...

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World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day at Alloa Academy a week later than usual due to the snow days!  We had a special visit from Waterstone's Stirling who brought their brilliant pop-up book shop to library!  Pupils were able to visit though out the day to browse and buy a...

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Literary Christmas TV Guide

Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays?  Look no further, we have just the thing for you! The wonderful Helen Smith from Eckington School in Derbyshire produces a guide to Christmas TV every year, linking films to books. The titles have only...

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Bookbuzz at Alloa Academy

Bookbuzz is a reading programme from Book Trust which gives S1 & S2 pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a list of specially-selected titles.  The books have now been distributed to all S1 & S2 classes and pupils will be taking their...

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Explore our new Elibrary!

This week we are launching our amazing new elibrary! This brilliant new service can be accessed via Glow and enables users to borrow and read ebooks from anywhere, at any time and from any device with an internet connection. Please contact Mrs Smith in the library for...

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Book Week Scotland!

Book Week Scotland is nearly here! Join in the celebration & visit the library to: Take part in virtual author events Enter our twitter book review competition Explore ebooks in our new elibrary Follow @AlloaAcademyLib on Twitter to find out what staff at Alloa...

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Celebrate reading at our Book Fair!

Celebrate reading at our Book Fair! The Scholastic book fair will be arriving in school next week with hundreds of new children’s books to browse and buy! Tuesday 14th March–Thursday 16th March 2017 in the upper library. There will be over 200 titles to choose from...

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Celebrate World Book Day 2017!

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading!  In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind!  A worldwide celebration of books and reading, marked in over 100 countries all over the world. ...

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Christmas Literary TV Guide

Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays?  Look no further, we have just the thing for you! For the past several years Helen Smith the School Librarian at Eckington School has compiled a list of all the films and television shows based on books...

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Author Visit!

Barry Hutchison On Wednesday 30th March we will welcome award winning author and screenwriter Barry Hutchison to Alloa Academy!  He will be talking to our S1 pupils about his fantastic, funny and shiver-inducing horror series “Invisible Fiends” and his “Afterworlds”...

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