Welcome to Literacy

Supporting the literacy strategy of Falkirk Children's Services

October 30, 2017
by Y. McBlain

Welcome to our “Refreshed” Literacy Blog

We hope you like the refreshed  look of our Falkirk Children’s Services Literacy Blog? Carol Turnbull, team manager with responsibility for literacy, Yvonne Manning, Yvonne McBlain and our new team of “Literacy Leaders” from every cluster, are also refreshing our Falkirk Children’s … Continue reading

November 23, 2015
by Y. Manning

Book Week Scotland 2015

Book Week Scotland runs from 23rd – 29th November. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate books and reading. Visit Scottish Book Trust’s website to find out what is happening during this week, to find out how you can contribute … Continue reading

March 6, 2015
by Miss Wallace

Raising Attainment – Sharing Good Practice Nationally

Falkirk Council recently shared their approach to raising attainment in literacy at the National Literacy Network. Our Literacy Strategy was shared, with examples of good practice from each work stream. Colleagues from across sectors and from all over Scotland attended the … Continue reading

March 4, 2015
by Miss Wallace

Sharing Reading Approaches with Parents and Carers at St. Bernadette’s RCPS

Parents and carers from St. Bernadette’s RCPS engaged in an active learning reading session on Thursday 26th February. Pupils from across the stages participated in the session sharing their knowledge and understanding of reading skills and strategies with both parents … Continue reading

January 22, 2015
by Miss Wallace

Literacy Strategy Celebration of Success

Monday 12th January saw over 100 people attending a celebration of Falkirk Council’s Literacy Strategy event at Camelon Education Centre. Representatives from all of the 8 work streams including parents, pupils from Bonnybridge Primary and Grangemouth High School, teachers, Education … Continue reading

December 3, 2014
by Miss Wallace


An Adult Literacy support service available across Forth Valley College’s three campuses can support students with everything from arithmetic and numeracy to reading, writing and how to formulate essays. The valuable service – run by the Core and Essential Skills … Continue reading

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