Category Archives: Reading For Enjoyment

Author Visit!


In St. Catherine’s we love books and authors! We are delighted to announce that Primary 4 -Primary 7 will be receiving a visit from the award winning author Mark Smith in October. Yay!

Pop Quiz!

Q: What do the following pictures have in common?

A: Well they are all connected to Mark’s brilliant new book titled ‘Slug Boy Saves the World’. Read on for more information:

Thanks to an unfortunately tasty-looking radioactive garden slug, eleven-year-old Murdo McLeod is now the world’s worst superhero. His two powers are pretty unique: the first is sliding up walls. Quite slowly. The second is secreting slippery slime from his skin. (Yes, just as disgusting as it sounds.) 
Now, Slugboy has to use his not-so-super and oh-so-gross abilities to save the world. Let’s hope he doesn’t slip up.

Sounds interesting doesn’t it? More details about Slug Boy and Mark’s visit to follow.



World Book Day is Coming!

Brace yourselves. On Thursday the 2nd of March, St. Catherine’s will be celebrating World Book Day in a very BIG way! There will be a whole day of ‘Bookish’ fun, games, activities and competitions. Keep your eyes peeled for information posters around the school and a special information letter coming home this week.


If you would like to find out more about World Book Day please have a look at this excellent site!