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Build a Story at the Museum
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Build a Story at the Museum

Museums are a great place to uncover stories – they’re hiding everywhere amongst the fascinating objects. 

Take this sheet along to a museum near you to help you build a story!

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Children’s University Reading Challenge
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Children’s University Reading Challenge

This resource allows members to engage with the Reading Challenge and use their Passport to Learning to collect credits towards Children’s University Awards by completing reading-themed activities (a total of nine credits are up for grabs)! 

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Class Reading Resolution
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Class Reading Resolution

Use this short resource to choose a class reading resolution suited to your pupils. This resource can be used alongside our video with The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

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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!

Children enjoying a reading celebration
Top Resources to Prepare for World Book Day
19 February 2019

As primary and secondary schools, libraries and community groups everywhere get ready for World Book Day on 7 March, we wanted to highlight some of our favourite resources to help you have your best reading celebration yet!

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Pupils reading at St Andrew & St Bride's
Reading for Empathy, Identity and Wellbeing
11 February 2019

Susan Brownlie is an English teacher at St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School in East Kilbride, one of the six First Minister’s Reading Challenge secondary pilot schools. Prior to becoming a teacher, she spent a decade as a school librarian.

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