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Liz Lochhead

Scotland’s finest poet performs to Elgin Academy students as part of the Moray book festival.  Classes of S1 pupils trekked to Elgin Library in the typical rainy Scottish weather to see the lady herself in an event called, ‘Liz Lochhead: An Audience with the National Poet’. Lochhead started off with ‘Kidspoem/Bairnsang’, a poem which transcends …

S5/6 trip – ‘The Cone Gatherers’

On Tuesday the 18th of September, four members of the English Department took 79 pupils to His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen to see an adaptation of The Cone Gatherers, originally by Robin Jenkins. The reactions of pupils to the play were mostly positive. The actors put in much effort to successfully make the play enjoyable for …

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