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Supporting the literacy strategy of Falkirk Children's Services

March 4, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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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
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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

January 14, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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Thinking Reader at Bainsford Primary

  Emma Cuthbert, Interim PT at Bainsford Primary School is delighted to share the wonderful work her P2/1 class has been carrying out in relation to higher order reading skills.  The class have already studied Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers … 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

June 26, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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Meta-Literacy at Graeme High School

Members of the Curriculum Support Team from Falkirk Council were delighted to be invited along to a recent Literacy across Learning event at Graeme High School. After receiving input on ‘Active Literacy’, class teachers from across a wide range of … Continue reading

March 26, 2014
by Miss Wallace
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I Like Big Books!

Larbert High School has highlighted the value of reading in this parody you tube video entitled ‘I like big books’. The video can be viewed by clicking on this link.  It was produced as part of Literacy Week 2013. Active … Continue reading

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