Sign In
Sign In
Register for Free

How to Create a Reading Culture in your Primary or Secondary School

These resources were written to support teachers with activity ideas – they are a great way in to creating a school culture where everyone celebrates reading for pleasure.

Whether you want to embed some quick-but-effective changes, or you want to hold a school-wide reading celebration, these ideas will give you a great starting point.

Activities span a wide age range, and include loads of ideas to get staff as well as pupils involved – you can even read about one teacher who got her entire community reading…


Scottish Book Trust is Scotland’s leading agency for the promotion of reading, writing and creative literacy. It produces learning resources for all stages and abilities. You can find loads of free resources and activities on its website at scottishbooktrust.com/learning/teaching-resources-clpl and follow on Twitter at @scottishbktrust.

DOWNLOAD A FREE RESOURCE!
How to Create a Reading Culture in your Primary or Secondary School

You'll also receive regular updates from Teachwire with free lesson plans, great new teaching ideas, offers and more. (You can unsubscribe at any time.)

Which sectors are you interested in?

By signing up you agree to our Terms & Conditions and privacy policy

Explore teaching packs

Pie Corbett Ultimate KS2 Fiction Collection
Fire up KS2 pupils' imagination with this collection of 16 fictional stories, written by literacy expert Pie Corbett. Each r... more
17 x resource packs
Pie Corbett KS2 Non-Fiction Collection
Use Pie Corbett’s non-fiction texts to inspire your KS2 pupils to get writing. Each resource contains an original text in ... more
5 x resource packs
Pie Corbett KS2 Poetry Collection
Inspire KS2 pupils to be creative and express themselves with this pack of Pie Corbett poetry. Each of these Pie Corbett Tal... more
6 x resource packs
Expert Medium-Term Science Plans for Primary
Sorting out your medium term planning for KS1 science and KS2 science? Let science experts such as Deborah Herridge and ment... more
6 x resource packs
Amazing Handwriting Worksheets for EYFS & KS1
Help your EYFS and KS1 pupils with their handwriting practice with these simple and eyecatching free printable handwriting w... more
21 x resource packs
Bumper Lesson Plan Templates Pack
Get your lesson plan done in a jiffy with this range of teacher-made printable lesson plan templates, including a 5 minute l... more
11 x resource packs