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Arbroath Case Study
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Arbroath Academy Case Study

This case study from Arbroath Academy shares their experience of being involved in the Reading Challenge, including what worked best and what they have learned. 

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Book Blurb Quiz
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Book Blurb Quiz

A printable quiz for middle-upper primary challenging pupils to match sentences from children’s book blurbs with their front covers.

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Book list for your Computing Science classroom

This list features books that have been specially selected to appeal to pupils who are studying computer science. It is a great resource for staff who want to recommend books to pupils, or build reading into a cross-curricular project.

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Book List Geography Classroom
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Book List for your Geography Classroom

This list features a selection of books relevant to pupils studying geography. It is a great resource for recommending books to interested pupils, or for staff looking for a text to build on for a cross-curricular project.

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Case studies and inspiration

Our blog is full of ideas about building a reading culture and encouraging young people to read for pleasure, with case studies from participants, book suggestions and more!

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What's new for this year's Reading Challenge
9 October 2019

Welcome back to another year of the First Minister's Reading Challenge! We are so excited to continue supporting you with your reading journeys this year, and to welcome new schools, libraries and community groups to the challenge.

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Whitburn Academy
School, Library and Community Group Awards 2019
26 June 2019

Our celebration event on 10 June brought together schools, libraries and community groups from across Scotland for an incredible reading party!

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