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Supporting the literacy strategy of Falkirk Children's Services

December 3, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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STUDENTS CAN COUNT ON ADULT LITERACY CLASSES

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

November 24, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Embedding Reading Strategies Across Bonnybridge Primary School

Bonnybridge Primary School have been working really hard to embed active literacy  across their school. In this post, we are taking a look at how Bonnybridge are improving attainment in reading. In active literacy reading, there are 6 comprehension strategies … 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 Miss Wallace
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The Thinking Reader – What do the pupils think?

  Pupils from St. Bernadette’s R.C.P.S. in Falkirk have demonstrated their knowledge and understanding of the six reading comprehension strategies at a recent C.P.D. event. The two P7 pupils eloquently described each of the strategies and treated the audience to … Continue reading

August 29, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Citv Share a Story Winner! Falkirk Pupil wins National Competition

  A local Falkirk pupil has recently been successful with her entry to Citv’s ‘Share a Story’ competition. The national competition asked pupils to produce a story board which would be made into a short animation aired on Citv in … Continue reading

August 6, 2014
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Primary One Literacy Assessment and Action Resource

  Primary One Literacy Assessment & Action Resource (POLAAR) The Primary One Literacy Assessment & Action Resource, aimed at helping P1 teachers and support staff to identify learners at risk of developing later difficulties with their reading and writing, is … Continue reading

July 28, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Engaging with Families

Falkirk Council is proud to be featured on the Scottish Government’s website – ‘Engaging with Families’. It demonstrates one of the ways Falkirk are working with families (Work stream 4) in pursuit of  ‘zero tolerance to illiteracy’. We are delighted … Continue reading

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