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Beancross Primary School
Reading Challenge Awards 2020
18 June 2020

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

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Lockdown Reading Culture at Dunfermline High
16 June 2020

Dunfermline High School in Fife share their experience of encouraging pupils to keep reading while the schools are closed.

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Lockdown Reading Culture at St John's Primary School
29 May 2020

St John's Primary School in South Ayrshire tell us about how they have been encouraging reading for pleasure during lockdown.

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​​​​​​​Medicine for the Mind: Reading for mental wellbeing during difficult times
26 May 2020

School librarian Jennifer Horan explores the research on how reading can help us maintain our mental health amidst challenging circumstances, and what this looks like in practice.

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Inside Dundee Hub Community Library & Learning Centre
1 May 2020

Libraries taking part in the Reading Challenge have been busy all year promoting reading for pleasure and working with children and their families. We asked Dundee Hub Library to share their approach.

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Five ways to enter the Pupil Reading Journey challenge
29 April 2020

Even while schools are closed, there are so many ways to enter the Pupil Reading Journey Challenge. We've put together a list of our favourite ideas to give you some inspiration.

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