The Scottish Book Trust in partnership with Education Scotland are giving free resources to all Primary One, Two and Three children during Scottish Book Week 21st to 25th November.
Primary One pupils and their parents are invited to the library at Barrhead Foundry on Tuesday 22nd November for a gifting session with library staff starting at 10.45am. All children will be given their book bag to take home.
Parents of children in P2 and P3 will have the opportunity to work with their children in school using items from their bags on the following dates:
Primary 2 – Tuesday 22nd November at 2pm. A short introduction to Read, Write, Count website and bags in Music Room with Mrs Fleming.
Classroom Session – Parents will explore a book from the P2 bag with their children. Parents and children will then work together on creative challenges linked to the story.
Parent’s guide with lots more ideas on how to support your child’s learning at home – a printed copy will be in your P2 Read, Write Count bag.
Primary 3 – Wednesday 23rd November at 2pm
A short introduction to Read, Write, Count website and bags in Music Room with Mrs Fleming. This will be followed by a vist to primary 3 . Parents will work with their children on a creative task linked to the book.
Parent’s guide with lots more ideas on how to support your child’s learning at home – a printed copy will be in your P3 Read, Write Count bag.
You can follow @ReadWriteCount on Twitter for useful hints and tip for parents. There is also a useful website at http://www.readwritecount.scot
Some upper school classes will also have the opportunity to visit the Foundry during Scottish Book Week to encourage them to take part in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.
Primary 6 are visiting the Foundry for a workshop with Amanda Robb from the local history and heritage service to learn about what Barrhead was like in Victorian Times. If you are interested about Barrhead’s history visit Portal to the Past .