Read, Write, Count with the First Minister
The First Minister’s Read, Write, Count programme is helping to improve literacy and encourage a new generation of readers in Angus.
New figures reveal that 2,366 pupils in Primary 2 and 3 across Angus have received free books under the scheme.
‘Read, Write, Count with the First Minister’ is a key part of the SNP Scottish Government’s commitment on raising attainment, and encourages families to include fun and easy reading, writing and counting activities in their everyday lives.
During Book Week Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust distributes Read, Write, Count bags – which contain two books – to Primary 2 and Primary 3 pupils across the country.
The figures from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) underline the SNP’s dedication to increasing the number of opportunities open to children in Angus and across Scotland, and giving them the best start in life possible.