Ainslie MacKinnon, class teacher, discusses how she revolutionised her approach to reading in the classroom to create a positive reading culture and encourage reluctant readers.

Children sharing a book

Book Week Scotland is the perfect time to launch the First Minister's Reading Challenge, but these activities are also great for holding a reading celebration at any time of the year!

We love to encourage pupil voice through the First Minister's Reading Challenge, so here's a blog written by Aaynaan Patankar on her reading journey so far, including her reading recommendations

Getting Pupils, Parents and our Whole Community Excited About Reading!

If you're looking for ideas on how to get started, Kerry Lamont from Caol Primary School has some great tips on how they have used the Reading Challenge to increase parental engagement

First Minister at  Reading Challenge Celebration Event

Find out how you can get started with the First Minister's Reading Challenge by coming along to one of our regional events!

Nicola Sturgeon with students at the FMRC event

See the incredible projects that were on display at our First Minister's Reading Challenge celebration event!

First Minister addressing the awards ceremony audience

We celebrate the winners of this year's First Minister's Reading Challenge School Reading Journey Awards at our celebration event.

First Minister addressing the awards ceremony audience

Discover the winners of the first ever First Minister's Reading Challenge Pupil Reading Journey Awards at our celebration event.

Paula Nicoll looks back on the impact the Reading Challenge has had at Our Lady's Primary in Dundee, how they are going to submit their entry and keep up momentum in the future.

Lorraine Budge, Head Teacher at Fox Covert Primary School, Edinburgh, discusses the whole school challenges they have set to keep up momentum for the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.