Looking for more in Learning resources?

Create a reading culture: get your school reading

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Get inspired, Reading culture
Programme: Authors Live, Book Week Scotland, First Ministers Reading Challenge, Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Age group: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18

This resource is full of ideas and support to help you to create a vibrant reading culture in your school. The activities are suitable for pupils aged 5-16. The resource has been split into eight sections to help you identify and target key aspects of creating a reading culture in your school. The sections are:

You do not need to use all the activities and ideas in this resource, select what is most relevant for your setting and school priorities.

As part of this resource, we have included our Support your learners with books and reading 2020-2021 booklet. All schools in Scotland received a hard copy of this booklet in September 2020. It contains all the information you need about our learning programmes, and how they can support you and your learners. You can also download keys dates for your diary(this will open in a new window) to help you embed reading and writing across your setting.