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Authorfy Club

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A set of resources delivered termly to help teachers run a regular creative writing club for KS2 pupils.

Authorfy logo

£

KS2

Authorfy Masterclasses

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Author events

A bank of video masterclasses and writing challenges by top children's authors.

Authorfy logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Behind the Headlines

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Projects and programmes, CPD course

Teaching resources and workshops to engage secondary students in the news and journalism.

The Guardian Foundation logo

Free

KS3, KS4 ...

CLPE Teaching Resources

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource

A range of free resources created by CLPE to help schools teach literacy in the most effective way.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Discovering Children's Books

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Booklists and book reviews

A free online resource exploring the history of children's books from medieval fables to the present day. Includes writing activities, author videos and recommended booklists.

British Library logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Henrietta Branford Writing Competition

Competition

An annual short-story writing competition for children aged 19 and under.

Henrietta Branford Competition logo

Free

KS2, KS3 ...

Jane Considine's English Unit Plans

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A range of over 100 detailed text-based English unit plans created by Jane Considine, educational consultant and author.

Jane Considine Education logo

£

KS1, KS2

Literacy Shed

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A selection of films and animations chosen to enhance the teaching of reading and writing in the primary classroom.

EdShed logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Make Our Book

Digital platforms and tools, Projects and programmes

An online platform that enables schools to create and publish their own anthologies of children's writing.

Make our Book logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

National Writing Day

Event

National Writing Day is an annual event that celebrates the pleasures of creative writing.

National Writing Day 2021 logo

Free

KS2, KS3 ...

NewsWise

Projects and programmes

A free, cross-curricular news literacy project for KS2 pupils developed by The Guardian Foundation, the National Literacy Trust and the PSHE Association.

News Wise logo

Free

KS2

Poets in Schools

Author events

A service that helps schools find poets to deliver bespoke in-school visits and workshops.

Poetry Society logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Power of Pictures

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource, CPD course

Teaching approaches, lesson plans and author videos designed to help teachers use picture books across the primary curriculum to enhance children's reading and writing.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Power of Reading

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD course

A whole-school literacy programme that uses quality children's literature and creative teaching approaches to develop a high quality literacy curriculum.

CLPE logo

££

KS1, KS2

Primary Shakespeare Festival Project

Projects and programmes

A cross-curricular, arts-based learning project for KS2 students.

The Primary Shakespeare Company logo

££

KS2

Read to Write

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A programme of book-based teaching sequences to cover the teaching of writing in primary schools from Reception to Year 6.

Logo for Literacy Counts

£

KS1, KS2

ReadingZone Live

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A bank of free online lesson plans for KS1 and KS2 based on texts by top children's writers with accompanying online author interviews.

National Grid for Learning logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Schools' Week

Projects and programmes, Competition

A creative writing project and competition open to primary schools in Shropshire.

Shrewsbury Bookfest logo

£

KS1, KS2

Scottish Book Trust Learning Resources

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A range of free learning resources covering reading and writing from the experts at Scottish Book Trust.

Logo for Scottish Book Trust

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Shakespeare at School

Lesson plans and teaching aids

Online cross-curricular programmes of learning based on a Shakespeare play.

The Primary Shakespeare Company logo

Free

KS2

Shakespeare Week

Event

A week-long celebration of Shakespeare's life and work with resources and events for primary schools.

Logo for Shakespeare Week

Free

KS1, KS2

The Book of Hopes

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Books, ebooks and audiobooks

A set of wellbeing teaching resources to accompany the free online edition of The Book of Hopes.

National Literacy Trust logo

Free

KS1, KS2

The Writing for Pleasure Centre

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource

Resources and lesson plans to support the effective teaching of writing in primary schools.

Writing for Pleasure Centre logo

£

KS1, KS2

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