Literacy Festival Award

Congratulations to the Literacy Festival Team.

The team received an Excellence and Equity Award for the Literacy Festival which took place in October.

Coatbridge High were proud to announce it's first ever Literacy Festival which was held over two days on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th October. The Festival was formally opened by Mr John Swinney, Cabinet Secretary for Education at 1pm on Wednesday 12th October. The Festival offered our young people the opportunity to experience an exciting range of speakers from across the Expressive Arts - Drama, Poetry, Music, Shakespeare Workshops, Graphic Novel illustrators, Novelist, Mobile History Museum, Magazine Journalism, Creative Writing, Fabulous Maths, Photography, The Art of Painting, Literature and the Science of the Brain - to name but a few!

A Fantastic Exhibition Hall filled with an exciting assortment of books and goodies for you to buy and interesting demonstrations for you to watch and enjoy. Click on the link below to view the Literacy Festival Programme in full - I'm sure you'll agree it was well worth a visit!

Literacy Festival Programme - Click Here

Video of the Genetics Workshop with Dr Sasha Kagansky - Click Here