What We Do

The Craigmillar Literacy Trust  aims to inspire everyone in Craigmillar to enjoy the pleasures and benefits of reading, writing and other literacy activities. We foster and support a lifelong love of reading, writing and sharing stories to help establish and strengthen these essential life skills. We do this through two main projects the Creating and Learning Together (CLT) Project and our Craigmillar Books for Babies Project. Please see our Books For Babies website for more details on that project and our work with children under four and their families.

The Creating and Learning Together Project encompasses a number of programmes and events aimed at children and families aged 4+. The core programmes include: our flagship event The Craigmillar Book Festival; Creative Residencies and Book Gifting. These cross-generational learning projects deliver stimulating and fun informal learning opportunities that increase enthusiasm for ‘reading for pleasure’ and strengthen literacy practices in everyday lives.

Creating and Learning Together is managed directly by an active and hands on board of directors, which includes several library, festival and literacy professionals. The project is organised and delivered by the Literacy Programmes Coordinator

  • Projects

    Find out more about the projects we are currently involved in.

  • Writing

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Contact Details

Castlebrae Community High School
2a Greendykes Road
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
EH16 4DP

Registered Charity No.: SC027495
Company No.: 182226


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