Schools Planner 2018/19

Learn more about the projects we run for schools, including Authors Live, book prizes, Live Literature and writing challenges. To stay up-to-date with all the happenings, sign up for our e-newsletter for teachers, librarians and learning professionals.

Download PDF versions of the planner for both primary and secondary schools at the bottom of the page.

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Authors Live

Bring bestselling authors to your classroom free and on-demand

Book Week Scotland

Find out how schools can get involved in our week-long celebration of books and reading

Bookbug for Schools

Free bags of books gifted to every P1 student in Scotland!

Bookbug Picture Book Prize

Let your pupils help choose the winner of the best Scottish picture book of the year

Matthew Fitt at authors live
primary kids with author

Burns Night Resources

Celebrate Rabbie Burns with these five fantastic resources

50-Word Fiction

Challenge your students to write a story in only 50 words

First Minister's Reading Challenge

Join the challenge and help create a reading culture at your school

Live Literature

Apply for funding to bring an author to your school

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sbt awards trophies
Phil Earle with students
two children with book

Rebel for Schools

Submit stories to this year's writing campaign

Scottish Book Trust Awards

Learn more about our awards honouring authors, illustrators and learning professionals who have truly made a difference

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour

We're taking authors on the road! See if we'll be visiting your area soon!

Read, Write, Count

Find information on the bags being gifted to every P2 and P3 student