Learning Resources

Ideas to introduce poetry to P4-7 pupils in an exciting and creative way.

Ainslie McCabe, a class teacher at Neilston Primary School gives hints and tips for how to create a buzz around a Read, Write, Count gifting event in your school.

Check out the ideas and resources below for help to create stories for our Rebel Writing Campaign for schools.

It can be hugely rewarding to bring different generations together in learning activities. In this resource, find out how pupils and older people can interview each other and produce pieces of writing.

Authors Live is our series of digital events with top children's authors and illustrators. The events are streamed live in partnership with the BBC and recorded so you can watch again later.

Watch Julia Donaldson in this interview with VOMO Radio and find answers to all those questions you have always wanted to ask Julia: What is the favourite character you have created and why? What is your proudest moment as an author? How does th

Using accessible versions of picture books can help pupils with a print disability to enjoy stories. Additionally, using symbolised sheets can help them participate in the story as well as discuss it afterwards. In this video, Joanna Courtney of CALL Scotland shows how accessible sheets and symbolised resources can be used with a group of pupils from Braidburn School.

In October 2017, award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere visited primary schools in East and West Dunbartonshire and North Aryshire on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

This resource from primary teacher Susannah Jeffries will provide plenty of inspiration to get your pupils writing. The resource encourages pupils to use the work of authors as their inspiration, finding out about their work and going on to create their own stories. Happy writing!

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