October 25 In the Press

Emma Heatherington hosts a literacy evening for Year 8 pupils at Markethill High School. MGMPR_01

Author praises Markethill High School for placing high value on literacy for pupils

Emma Heatherington is a Co Tyrone based author, scriptwriter of short films, plays and musicals, and busy mum, who is gearing up to have her ninth novel published.

Markethill High School, a Co Armagh school renowned for putting its pupils first, invited Emma to host an interactive literacy workshop for Year 8 pupils and their parents at a recent literacy evening. Emma has praised the school for placing such a high emphasis on literacy for all of the children attending Markethill High School.

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March 8 In the Press

Tyrone Author inspires Markethill High School pupils in World Book Day celebration

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, books, illustrators and perhaps most importantly, a celebration of reading.

So what better way for Markethill High School to celebrate than invite Tyrone author Emma Heatherington to the school to talk about storytelling, imagination and stimulation. Emma’s talk was inspiring and stimulating. Her passion for books is very powerful. Principal James Maxwell extends a huge thank you!

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