Young Writer of the Year – 2013

USE YOUR IMAGINATION!

TYNE & ESK WRITERS

Young Writer of the Year 2013

Open to all schools and pupils living in East Lothian and Midlothian

 

Competition subject

Let your imagination run wild – entries will be accepted on any topic

 Two categories of entry

  • P4- P7
  • S1 – S4

 Why participate

  • Fits with Curriculum for Excellence
  • Good evidence for HMIe inspections
  • Encourages creativity

Please see below the rules for entering the competition.

 

Rules1 – Young Writer of the Year2013

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Prizes

There are two sets of prizes – one for East Lothian and one for Midlothian consisting of:

Best poetry                 

Best prose      

 

All the winners will receive a £10 book token plus a family day pass to the Scottish Seabird Centre  in North Berwick          

 The overall Young Writer of the Year winner P4- P7 will receive an iPod Shuffle plus a family day pass to the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick       

 The overall Young Writer of the Year winner S1- S4 will receive an iPod Shuffle plus a family day pass to the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick.   

 Award Ceremony

Winners of the competition will have prizes presented at Tranent Library on Monday 23 September at 4.30pm.

 

 Closing date for entries

Friday 14 June 2013

 

Good Practice Gathering in Outdoor Learning 17th March 2012

Our Outdoor learning colleagues in Midlothian are hosting a fantastic opportunity to share practice in Outdoor Learning on the 17th march 2012. They have invited participants from East Lothian to join the event.

The Good Practice Gathering in Outdoor Learning takes place at Beeslack CHS and offers workshops, market place and an ‘expert’ panel. Participants will leave with fresh ideas, many resources and access to a support network.

If you have an interest in developing and delivering outdoor learning within your school or community , this is a great opportunity to hear from a range of professional practitioners and share good practice in developing approaches to Outdoor Learning and CfE outcomes.

A superb CPD opportunity for Teachers pre-school staff in East Lothian. For more details and to book on on this valuable event check out the web-link below. You can also get in touch with Bill Stephen at East Lothian Outdoor Learning for more information. (0131 653 5217, wstephen@eastlothian.gov.uk

Mildothian Good Practice in Outdoor Learning Event