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Reading Across Curriculum Secondary School
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Reading Across the Curriculum in Secondary School

A vibrant reading culture is present in every department across the school. This case study highlights excellent examples of cross curricular reading projects to inspire you to spread a love of reading beyond the English department.  

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Reading Journal Notes
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Reading Journal Notes

Pupils can use this reading journal to keep track of books they have enjoyed, what they would like to read next and notes about their favourites. 

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Reading Passports - Helpful Hints
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Reading Passport – Helpful Hints

Suggestions for using the Reading Passports in the classroom, at your local library and at home. The Reading Passports can be used in a way which suits you and your pupils and these hints and tips are only a guide.

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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!

Pupil responses to books
Lockdown Reading Culture at St John's Primary School
29 May 2020

In St. John’s Primary, we are always looking for new and exciting ways to get our children reading for pleasure and engaging with books. This has become even more important with the added challenge of our pupils working from home.

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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

Jennifer Horan is a school librarian in South Lanarkshire who is currently pursuing a research degree in children’s literature and young people’s mental wellbeing. She is the chair of Youth Libraries Group Scotland and chair-elect of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals 2021.

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