21 November 2016
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited St Conval’s Primary School in Glasgow to meet pupils taking part in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge and to mark the first day of Book Week Scotland.
Since its launch in September, 70% of schools in Scotland have signed up to the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.
— St Conval's Primary (@StConval) November 21, 2016
As part of Book Week Scotland’s activity to encourage children to read more, the First Minister also challenged the pupils to take part in a ‘reading dare’ by writing a review and put it in a book that they have borrowed from the library for the next reader to find.
— First Minister (@ScotGovFM) November 21, 2016
First Minister said:
Book Week Scotland’s reading dares are a great way to excite children about reading and is exactly what the Reading Challenge is all about – encouraging children to develop a love of reading from an early age through fun activities.”
Schoolchildren at St Conval's Primary School, Glasgow, mark the launch of Book Week Scotland with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The pupils took part in a 'reading dare' as part of the First Minister's Reading Challenge. The First Minister dared them to write a review and put it in a book that they have borrowed from the library for the next reader to find.