Engaging pupils through the Scottish Teenage Book Prize
If you're looking for a project for your secondary pupils, the Scottish Teenage Book Prize can spark discussions, creative responses and reading for pleasure. Staff from Elgin Academy share their experience.
Findochty Reads - Building and sustaining our reading culture
In last year's Reading Challenge, Findochty Primary School in Moray were highly commended for their inspiring school reading journey. Head Teacher Dawn Thomson shares their approach and how they have continued to build on their reading culture.
Building a reading culture from scratch
Building a reading culture in a brand new school is a challenge, but pupils and staff at Bertha Park High School managed to make great progress in their first year. Principal teacher of English Holly Hamilton writes about their approach and what they have learned.
Support for libraries to keep sharing a love of reading
As libraries contend with continued restrictions, they are rising to the challenge of promoting reading in their communities. We have some resources to support them.
Using Read, Write, Count to support the reading culture at Milnathort Primary
The Read, Write, Count bags are a fantastic resource to help schools build a reading culture for pupils and families. Milnathort Primary share their experience of starting a Reading Café to make the most of the bags.
Brilliant book club ideas
Starting a new book club is a great way to get young people and staff talking about books. Here are some great examples from schools taking part in the Reading Challenge to inspire you.