Childcare Students Support Bookbug Extravaganza

Here are some great photos of our Childcare Practice students supporting the annual Bookbug extravaganza which took place on Monday 5th December.


Nursery children, P1s and some P2s attended from across Mid Argyll. The event aims to encourage a love of books and reading from an early age.

With 2 or 3 sessions throughout the day there’s lots to do, and our students arrived early to support in different ways:  they meet and greet the buses, direct the children to the dance studio, take

Taking part in events such as this forms an important part of courses like NC Early Education and Childcare and SVQ2&3 Social Services (Children) and Young People and allows the students to put into practice the knowledge they gain through their studies. photos, support the children during the songs, and hand out stickers at the end.  This year Lisa Hilton and Kirsty McDougall volunteered to lead the singing and as you can see it was great fun.

The Bookbug day is organised by Argyll and Bute Council Early Years Team with help from Alistair the ‘story teller’ and Lorna Cameron, ABC Early Years & Family support worker.

Childcare Students at Bookbug Event

Shown in the photo from left to right;

Sarah Nicolson

Niamh Rodden

Kirsty McDougall

Chloe McChesney

Lisa Hilton (Bookbug)

Patrice Seaward

Sophie Kirk

Emma-Jane Cunningham.