Literacy for Scotland


Primary Literacy Resources

Our literacy resources provide everything you need for high-quality literacy teaching and learning. Take a look below to find the right product for your school.


Bug ClubBug Club is proven to close the gap!          

  • Bug Club is the solution for your reading needs, whatever they might be
  • With flexible packages for independent reading, guided reading, and ongoing assessment, with a blended print and online approach to suit all schools and all ages, Bug Club is proven to work

Case study

St Bernadette’s is a one form entry all-through primary school in an area of high deprivation. Many children were not interested in reading and did not come from book-rich homes. Having looked into the pedagogy of Bug Club it was rolled out across all year groups at St Bernadette’s. Read about how Bug Club helped engage children in reading and how the programme helped them make progress across the board, in both fluency and comprehension.

View the case study from St. Bernadette's Primary School, North Lanarkshire. (PDF, 2.17MB)

Visit the Bug Club webpage for more details

Wordsmith: Where great langauge skills are forgedWordsmith is a consistent approach to raising English standards

  • Wordsmith is a fully-integrated programme for reading comprehension, speaking and listening, grammar and writing designed to improve results in English
  • Wordsmith provides you with a consistent approach to your English teaching with detailed planning that helps ensure progress for every child

Case study

Lillington Primary is one form entry, moving to two forms, in quite a disadvantaged area. On average, the children come in at a low starting point and some have poor English. The main challenge for the school was addressing the grammar expectations in the new curriculum. David Giles, Year 6 teacher and Literacy Co-ordinator, explains how the school rose to the challenge and introduced Wordsmith to support and inspire both children and teachers alike.

View the case study from Lillington Primary School, Warwickshire. (PDF, 477KB)

Visit the Wordsmith webpage for more details


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