South Lanarkshire Secondary TRG – Update from Susan Brownlie & Michael Wilkie

In what is a very busy term for secondary colleagues, our 4th session focused on independent reading time, poetry & non-fiction. We heard from guests Helen Bradshaw, a previous TRG participant who leads the English, Drama and Literacy Faculty at Strathaven Academy, and Jennifer Horan, a Community Librarian who is also Chair of CILIP Youth Libraries Group and a past Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals Chair of Judges. We also discussed the secondary ideal when it comes to reading for pleasure whilst acknowledging the practicalities. Helen’s Example of Practice is well worth a look: