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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 18, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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Reading Strategies in Action at Nethermains (P4)

Caroline Cane, Probationer teacher at Nethermains is really excited to share this story from her P4 class: We were developing our understanding of a short text we watched online using our reading strategies. First, we recorded everything we knew about … Continue reading

March 9, 2015
by Miss Wallace
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Active Literacy at Ladeside Primary School

Here’s what’s going on at Ladeside: Our Literacy RACI group has been focusing on reading for enjoyment. We have several classes involved in Paired Reading. Older pupils have been trained to buddy younger pupils. P7 been reading with LHS pupils … 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

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

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