Category Archive: Paired Reading

Last Week of Paired Reading 15 – 18 April 2019

The last week of paired reading was 15 – 18 April! Everyone is a bit sad about that, but there were still lots of smiles during reading sessions this week 💜📚 Jack, Jake & Alyssa have really enjoyed their sessions with reading buddies Sophie & Bethan. Our S6 pupils leave school on 23 April 😭 …

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Paired Reading TeamThank You Tea Party 26 March 2019

Interval on Tuesday 26 March was all about saying a huge thank you to our wonderful S6 paired readers. To say goodbye and to share opinions and thoughts on this session’s programme. They have been reading with our S1s & S2s since September. Encouraging, motivating, confidence building, creating fun & enjoying books.  The younger reading …

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S6 Paired Readers on Film 18-22 March 2019

Our S6s have only weeks left before they leave school, so the week beginning 18 March was the time to talk to them about their experiences of paired reading. And, film them giving their hints & recommendations for new S6 next session. All filmed by Josh Hanover in S3. Monday began with Gabe, Tarmo and …

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Welcome back S6 Paired Readers Monday 4 February

The perfect end to our first day of Children’s Mental Health Week was seeing pupils reading together #escaping#enjoying#books Welcome back to our S6 paired readers on Monday 4 February and it was lovely to see Tarmo & Sarah and Gabe & Fraser reading their books together #happyreaders

Paired Reading Starts… and Stops Too! January 2019

Paired reading resumed at the beginning of the new term, on Monday 7 January and Fraser in S1 was keen to be first to put his New Year book recommendation on to the book blackboard, helped by his S6 reading buddy, Gabe. Our paired readers are a wee bit sad as the S1s were told …

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Back to Paired reading on Monday 29 October 2018

Back to paired reading on Monday 29 Oct, after the holidays and book talks during week one of the new term. Enjoying books together were Gabe & Viktoija and Tarmo & Sarah. Reading Buddies enjoying Reading Together == Happy Readers 📚

Paired Reading on a Rainy Day 18 September 2018

Q: What is the best antidote to a rainy, grey day? A: Paired reading on some beanbags, in a group! Bethan & the girls and Sophie & the boys all had a lovely reading session during themorning of Tuesday 18 September #engrossed#cosy#happyreaders

Paired Reading Gets off To a Flying Start September 2018

Paired Reading began on Monday 10 September, with Tarmo & Gabe in S6 meeting their reading buddies in S1 and choosing books, chatting and sharing stories. It was lovely to see them reading and enjoying books together #happyreaders 📚💜😀 New paired reading sessions have continued throughout this week and our programme this year really has got …

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Meet the Paired Reading Team 2018- 2019

Meet our S6 Paired Reading team 2018-19. We are all looking forward to it all beginning next week 📚  #reading #buddies #connections #safespace #teamEA👍

Leavers and Shortbread June 2018

A lovely week was rounded off on Friday 8 June, with a wee visit from Martin, one of our leavers and wonderful paired reader last session. He never missed his weekly sessions with his S1 buddy, but we will miss him. He brought shortbread mini Scottie dogs to have with a cup of tea.

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