Building a positive reading culture in lockdown at Alford Academy
When Alford Academy started to take the steps towards building a reading culture in 2020, the first lockdown hit. Find out how they managed to create a positive reading culture in the face of new challenges and found some unforeseen benefits!
Creating a book review scheme with the Scottish Teenage Book Prize
Find out how Perth Academy used the Scottish Teenage Book Prize shortlist as inspiration for their very own book reviewing scheme, as part of their reading culture incentives. Learning Resource Co-ordinator, Andrea Cooke, explains how it worked with their pupils.
Reading Challenge Awards 2021
After a brilliant year promoting reading for pleasure across Scotland, we are thrilled to announce the winners of this year's awards.
Submitting your Reading Challenge entry
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.
Top tips for your virtual author event
Learn how to organise a successful digital author event with these top tips from School Communities Events Co-ordinator Fraser Napier.
Planning virtual author visits at Douglas Academy
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.