Roald Dahl Story Day

From Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd

Resource type: Event

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2

Region(s): All of UK

Roald Dahl Story Day takes place on Roald Dahl’s birthday – 13th September – and is a chance to celebrate the work of one of children’s books’ greatest storytellers.

The new Roald Dahl website has teaching resources for several of his books:

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Mathilda
  • The BFG
  • The Twits
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • The Enormous Crocodile

Further resources, including a Roald Dahl Story Day Party Pack can be found on the Puffin Schools website.

Cost: Free.

About the Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd: The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd manages the copyrights and trademarks for the works of Roald Dahl and is committed to sharing the positive message at the heart of all Roald Dahl’s stories.

Further resources:

  • The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Buckinghamshire is open for school visits providing hands-on, investigative opportunities to explore the Roald Dahl archives and learn more about the author’s life and writing process. Suitable for pupils in Years 2 – 8. Costs start at £205 for a 90-minute session for up to 32 students.
  • Book a Creative Characters Livestream Learning Session with the experts at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre and learn about some of Dahl’s writing techniques. Costs start from £100 for a 45-minute session for up to 35 students.
  • Explore the world of ‘gobblefunk’, Roald Dahl’s invented language, with language books and free activity worksheets from Oxford University Press.
  • You can watch The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl, a BBC documentary made in 2016 on YouTube.

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