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Top tips for applying for funding
9 October 2020

Our author visit funds are now open! Check out our top tips for guidance and inspiration as you put your application together.

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Welcome back to the Reading Challenge
21 September 2020

Get your year of reading off to a flying start with our recommended resources, funding opportunities and inspiration.

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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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Pupil responses to books
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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Young boy reads under a cover by torchlight
​​​​​​​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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