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Crosshouse Primary School's P4-7 pupils reading outside in the playground.
Reading Challenge Awards 2021
21 June 2021

After a brilliant year promoting reading for pleasure across Scotland, we are thrilled to announce the winners of this year's awards.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at FMRC event
Submitting your Reading Challenge entry
17 March 2021

Submissions for entering the Reading Challenge are now open! If you’ve encouraged reading during lockdown, enjoyed an online author event or kept children and young people reading over Teams, we’d love to hear from you. Find out how to submit your entry on our latest blog.

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Top tips for your virtual author event
16 February 2021

Learn how to organise a successful digital author event with these top tips from School Communities Events Co-ordinator Fraser Napier.

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Planning virtual author visits at Douglas Academy
8 February 2021

Working with an author brings so many benefits for your pupils, and you can still do this virtually. If you've received funding for an author visit and are wondering how to organise this virtually, find out how Douglas Academy made the most of their visits.

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Pupils at Castle Douglas Primary
Pupils at the heart of the reading culture at Castle Douglas Primary
26 January 2021

Castle Douglas Primary in Dumfries & Galloway were highly commended for School Reading Journey in 2020. Find out how they put pupils at the heart of their reading journey to maximise engagement.

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Girl reading
Lockdown Reading Culture at Grangemouth High
21 January 2021

Grangemouth High School in Falkirk share their experience of encouraging pupils to keep reading while learning from home.

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