Reading Champions Challenges

From National Literacy Trust

Resource type: Projects, programmes and workshops

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3

Region(s): All of UK

The Reading Champions Challenges are a programme of termly reading challenges and competitions for KS1, KS2 and KS3. They have been designed to support whole-school literacy and to encourage a reading for pleasure culture.

Each Reading Challenge is themed and comes with a set of supporting teaching resources that will include teacher guidance notes along with video clips, templates and posters to help make the activities fun and engaging. Previous Reading Challenges include:

  • We Wonder: Protect Our Planet.
  • The Twelve Days of Reading for Wellbeing.
  • We Wonder: Mission To Mars.
  • The Reading Tree Challenge.

Cost: Free

About National Literacy Trust: NLT is an independent literacy charity working with schools and communities to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills to succeed in life. The charity runs literacy programmes, CPD training courses for teachers, and provides online resources and tools to its members. It also undertakes research into all aspects of literacy and campaigns to raise awareness of literacy issues.

About Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society: The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society is a not-for-profit membership organisation that ensures that its author members receive money when their work is copied or used by a third party.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • With the exception of competitions, which are time-sensitive, the Reading Challenges can be run at any time of the year and can also be repeated year after year.
  • The Reading Challenges can be adapted to work with different ages and group sizes.

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