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Can your school help judge the Blue Peter Book Awards?

19/09/2018

Schools can apply to be one of the judging schools for the Blue Peter Awards 2019. Schools have until 5pm on 12th October to apply online, via the link below.

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Author residencies for Scottish schools

19/09/2018

Nine schools in Scotland will receive fully-funded author residencies this school year to help inspire a love of reading and writing.

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Forum

Question : Current Debates, Reading ideas in the forum:

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Library Initiatives

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Chatterbooks, the national reading group initiative based in public libraries, is now moving into schools. What is Chatterbooks? Chatterbooks is a nationally-coordinated programme of reading groups run...

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Latest Titles

St Grizzle's School for Girls, Geeks and Tag-along Zombies

This is the third in the series of McCombie's and Becka Moor's collaboration featuring St Grizzle's School for Girls. In the first, Dani arrived at this very strange school when her mother had to go abroad for an...

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Max and the Millions

As with all good children's books these days, this isn't just a straight yarn. Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery begins by introducing one of the unlikely heroes of the story - a school caretaker with more than...

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