First Minister at  Reading Challenge Celebration Event

The First Minister’s Reading Challenge is back for year 2 and is now open to every Primary 1-7 pupil in Scotland!

 The main focus of the Challenge is to encourage reading for pleasure and support...

Nicola Sturgeon with students at the FMRC event

See the incredible projects that were on display at our First Minister's Reading Challenge celebration event!

First Minister addressing the awards ceremony audience

We celebrate the winners of this year's First Minister's Reading Challenge School Reading Journey Awards

First Minister addressing the awards ceremony audience

Discover the winners of the first ever First Minister's Reading Challenge Pupil Reading Journey Awards

Paula Nicoll looks back on the impact the Reading Challenge has had on the students and staff at Our Lady's Primary in Dundee and how they are going to submit their entry

Lorraine Budge, Head Teacher at Fox Covert Primary School, Edinburgh, discusses how they've kept up momentum for the First Minister’s Reading Challenge by setting the school a series of challenges. 

children looking at picture books

Paula Nicoll, Principal Teacher at Our Lady’s Primary School in Dundee continues to discuss how they celebrated all things reading with a week of book-related fun!

Students holding Waterstones bags

Sharon Wallace, Depute Head Teacher at Letham Primary School, Livingston, discusses how they have promoted reading for pleasure across the school with a host of inspirational activities

students in costume

Paula Nicoll, Principal Teacher at Our Lady’s Primary School in Dundee, discusses how they planned a celebration of reading for the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.

P6 at Comely Park Primary, Falkirk, share their favourite books and why you should add them to your ‘Must-Read’ list