Category Archive: Paired Reading

Paired Readers – Lights, Camera, Action – 11 March 2020

Filming paired readers began on Wednesday 11 March, with S3 pupil library assistant Kelly’s help. S6s Esme & Daniel 100% recommend the scheme. They said: “it developed our own skills and reading and developed friendships with S1s.” S1s Nicole & Joel: “We now want to read more; it was great fun with the S6s and …

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Paired Reading – perfect way to end the week – 31 January 2020

Perfect way to end another busy week? Listening to paired readers. Caitlin & Megan and Nathan & Aidan are very happy to be reading buddies again after the break – study leave for senior pupils – #readingaloud #chatting #together.

Welcome Back Senior Pupils and Welcome Back paired Readers 29 January 2020

Wednesday 29 January and it was welcome back to senior pupils after study leave and welcome back to paired readers too. Happy to be reading together are Nicole & Max and Sonny & Poppy. Lots of smiles from pupils & librarian. Great to hear pupils reading end enjoying books together #teamEA 📚💜.

Paired Reading 4 December 2019

Hearing books being read aloud, being shared and enjoyed – all brilliant to see & hear – and a great start to a Wednesday. Our paired readers are Nicole & Max on the reading throne and Ellis & Sonny on the beanbags 💜📚🎁.

End of Week One Paired Reading and Everyone Wants To Come Back 27 September 2019

Our paired readers have all completed week one and are enjoying new friendships and new books. Caitlin, Megan, Aidan, Leon, Aaron, Caileigh, Rhys and Nathan enjoyed their first session on Friday 27 September. All our S1s are keen to come back, which is great to hear. Well done S6s. Great start.

Paired Reading after a Busy Day is Perfect – 26 September 2019

Lovely, quiet, peaceful paired reading after a very busy day is perfect. Seeing and hearing our S6s and S1s reading together is utterly lovely.  

Paired Reading Begins – 23 September 2019

Whoo hoo…. paired reading began on Monday 23 September! What a great start to the programme. Our paired readers spent time chatting and choosing books before deciding where to read together. Jada & Archie, Caileigh & Alexander and Vivienne & Daniel got this session off to a flying start.

New S6 Paired Readers Meeting 10 September 2019

Meet the Paired Reading class of 2019-20! #teamEA Our S6 paired readers met on Tuesday 10 September to learn about the programme for this coming session, ask questions and hear when they will meet their new reading buddies. All beginning soon. They are going to be awesome! @TeamElginAcad

New S6 and New Paired Readers Recruited 31 May 2019

The morning of Friday 31 May was one well spent with our new S5s & S6s during their back to school inductions.  There was lots of wonderful enthusiasm for all things library, including our S6 paired reading programme. Bethany & Mia were first to sign up immediately after the assembly. Gary and Nathan and Poppy …

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Paired Reading Film S6 Induction 31 May 2019

So delighted with our new film of S6 paired readers. Ready for S6 induction on the 31 May. Huge thanks to Josh in S3 for producing this film.  

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