Dreghorn Primary pupils and staff are celebrating winning their Reading Schools Gold Award after a year of hard work paid off.

Student held numerous activities including book swaps, author events, and village-wide bookhunts in order to share the love of reading throughout the school and community.

This week, they received their Gold Award from the Scottish Book Trust, who said: "It was very inspiring to read about all your hard work as a school that has gone in to building and sustaining a reading culture.

"The huge amount of work and dedication you have put into the programme really shone through your application – what an incredible reading environment for your learners."

The Dreghorn pupils and staff team are delighted to have received this prestigious award from the Scottish Book Trust.

Cassidy, one of the school librarians, said: "I feel so proud to be a part of this and love encouraging the other pupils to share in the love of reading".

Hope said: "The most important thing for me is providing more opportunities for the younger children to use their voice and talk about reading."

And a spokeperson for Dreghorn Primary added: "We are so proud of our children."