Never stumped for a word

(Photograph) - Friends are for stories: Mhairi Scott of primary 7 at St Mungo's primary in Alloa and Sam O'Neill of primary 2 are two of the youngsters in the "reading buddy club" at the school in which older pupils are paired twice a week with younger children who need extra help.

The club won the first Scottish Support for Learning Association's good practice award, which has The TES Scotland among its backers. Photograph by GAIL PRENTICE

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