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A Local Authority Approach to the Reading Challenge: South Lanarkshire
27 March 2017

Tracey McDermott, Development Officer for South Lanarkshire Council, on how schools across the authority approached the Reading Challenge, including great examples of .

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Submitting an Entry for the Reading Challenge
24 March 2017

Ready to take the next step in the Challenge? We've got answers to commonly asked questions, as well as practical ideas and advice on how to showcase your achievements and submit an entry.

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Celebrating World Book Day at Donibristle Primary
15 March 2017

Teacher Stephanie Bone shares her school's >World Book Day celebrations, including some great shared reading activities.

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The Journey of Bankton's Breakfast Club
15 March 2017

Find out how one school has encouraged reluctant readers to take part in the Reading Challenge

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The Bookworm Takes on the Challenge
9 March 2017

Lesslie Oliver, owner of children’s bookshop The Bookworm in Selkirk, discusses the impact the First Minister’s Reading Challenge has had on the local community

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Ancrum Road Celebrate the Magic of Reading
6 March 2017

Elaine Hallyburton and Moira Foster share how Ancrum Road Primary School have brought their whole community into the Reading Challenge with their Magic of Reading event

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