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Supporting the literacy strategy of Falkirk Children's Services

November 23, 2015
by Y. Manning
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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
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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

January 22, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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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

January 22, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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Active Approaches to Reading at Early Level

Falkirk Council’s Early Level literacy mobilisation team have been working hard on support materials for Early Level staff. The focus is on early reading skills and the team have produced a short document outlining approaches to support the teaching of early … Continue reading

November 12, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Active Reading Animation for Parents and Carers

As part of Falkirk Council’s ‘Zero Tolerance to Illiteracy’ strategy, the Curriculum Support Team have been working on a number of ways to support parents and carers in this area. It is very important to us to share the strategies … Continue reading

November 11, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Active Literacy Update Session 2013 – 2014

  Each year, as part of Workstream 6 of the Literacy Strategy, a report is prepared relating to Workstream 1 – ‘Embed active literacy in every establishment’.  These reports can be viewed here: Please click this link to access Active Literacy … Continue reading

October 22, 2014
by Y. Manning
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Scottish Children’s Book Awards

The Scottish Children’s Book Awards are run by the Scottish Book Trust with support from Creative Scotland. It is voted for entirely by children, with over 38,000 children across Scotland voting last year.  Falkirk Council’s Learning Resource Service is leading an initiative to … Continue reading

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