Book Week Competitions

Join in the celebrations and enter our competitions. What can you do to enter?

Competition 1

Design a bookmark. It could be related to the Book Week theme: Connect to reading…….

Competition 2

Write a slogan (a short sentence) that finishes this phrase:

I love reading because………..

Lots of great prizes to be won: book vouchers, books, library book carry bags as well as certificates.

For more information see the Daily Bulletin and read the posters displayed around the College.

Book week 25th-29th August (Week 6)

The library comes alive to present Book Week in Week 6 (25th – 29th August);  Connect to Reading – Reading to Connect

 Everyday there will be a host of activities for students as well as teacher centred features.


Lunchtime activities

Monday Bead and Read– Students can create their own jewellery beading creations whilst we talk about a range of exciting books and resources.

Tuesday What’s my ebook again?  – Students will be shown how to download an ebook in a fun and interactive way

Wednesday Design a book mark competition – prizes are up for grabs as students create their own book mark

Thursday Book Reading Listen to the soft voices of tales from the past

Friday – Announcement of winner of book mark design competition – prizes, prizes, prizes

Ongoing activities  throughout the week :

“I love to reading because……” art wall – Prizes for best comments

            Book Mark design competition – Prizes for best design


April School Holidays Teenage Writing Program

For those of you 17 years and under.

SA Writers Centre are offering an exciting teenage writing program in the first week of April school holidays! Ideal for enthusiastic writers aged between 12 and 17 who are keen to get stuck into some high quality creative writing with some fun, interesting and supportive workshop leaders. By the end of the boot camp participants will learn how to create their own ebook from all the work they have created during the sessions. There are options are available to register for the four days or for individual sessions. The boot camp runs for four full days and will cover creative writing basics, poetry, a crash course in fantasy and how to publish an ebook. Participants will come away from the boot camp with some excellent new skills and some tangible work.  All the workshop leaders are lots of fun, very supportive, knowledgeable and are successful writers.

Follow your dreams of becoming a writer!

The full program is attached and more details can be found on the South Australia Writers Centre website, or you can contact their office on 8223 7662, Tuesday – Thursday.

Adult Learners’ Week story competition

Would you like a chance to win $3000? Or $1000. Get writing! “It’s never too late… to learn to read” is the theme for a short story competition. It could be the chance to tell your own story, OR you could imagine a story about the experiences of an adult learning to read. Entries close August 6th, so get those thinking caps on!

Find out more about this great opportunity here.