Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
Event
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Key Stage
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Resource Provider
Ready, Steady, Read

Sponsored reading event

A sponsored reading event that allows schools to earn up to 60% of the value of the money raised in free Usborne books.

Usborne logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Red Nose Day

Event

Red Nose Day is an annual fundraising campaign from Comic Relief which takes place in March.

Comic Relief logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Reflecting Realities Report

CPD resource

An annual report looking at the extent and quality of Minority Ethnic representation in children's publishing in the UK.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Refugee Week

Event

An annual celebration of the contribution of refugees, with a focus on culture, the arts and the community. Refugee Week 2024 takes place from 17th-23rd June.

Logo for Refugee Week

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Remembrance Day

Event

Teaching and learning resources to support the UK's national Day of Remembrance on 11th November .

Logo for Royal British Legion

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Research Schools Network

CPD resource, CPD course

A network of schools appointed to promote the use of an evidence-based approach to teaching and school improvement.

Research Schools Network logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Roald Dahl Story Day

Event

Roald Dahl Day is an annual celebration of the author's life and work that takes place on or around his birthday on 13th September .

Roald Dahl Story Day logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Rooted in Reading Passports

Projects, programmes and workshops

Reading Passports for primary and secondary pupils to promote reading for pleasure across a range of different genres and text types.

Rooted in Reading logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Round Table Books

School book supplier or specialist publisher

Bookseller specialising in books that celebrate diversity, based in Brixton, London.

Logo for Round Table Books

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Safer Internet Day

Event

Safer Internet Day, the UK's biggest celebration of online safety takes place annually in early February.

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Scholastic School Book Fairs

School book fair

School Book Fair scheme that allows schools to earn Rewards to spend on books and teaching resources.

Scholastic logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

School Diversity Week

Event

School Diversity Week is an opportunity to celebrate and promote LGBT+ equality in education. In 2024 it takes place from 24th-28th June.

Just Like us logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

School Library Association

CPD resource, CPD course

Independent organisation providing training and resources to support and promote libraries and literacy in schools.

School Library Association logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

School Parent Helper Training

Reading support

Training for parent and community reading volunteers in primary schools in Dorset.

Dorset Reading Partners logo

£

KS1, KS2

Schoolreaders

Reading support

Schoolreaders recruits and matches local reading volunteers to primary schools across England.

Schoolreaders logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Schools Library Service

School book supplier or specialist publisher

The SLS provides advice and practical support for schools on all library and literacy matters.

SLS UK logo

££

KS1, KS2 ...

Schools of Sanctuary

CPD resource, Projects, programmes and workshops

An accreditation scheme and supporting resources for schools looking to promote a culture of welcome and inclusion for young people seeking sanctuary.

Schools of Sanctuary is a national network of schools across the UK that are committed to creating a culture of welcome and inclusion for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Free

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 ...

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour

Literature Festival

A year-round programme of free, online and in-person author events for primary and secondary schools.

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Secondary School Buddy

Reading support

Training programme for Berkshire pupils in Years 9-13 to equip them to deliver one-to-one reading support with younger students.

ABC to read logo

£

KS3, KS4 ...

SEN Hub

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Assessment and progression

A bank of teaching resources to support pupils with a range of additional needs.

Logo for Inclusion Hub

£

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 for primary schools that runs from 24th-30th March 2025.

Logo for Shakespeare Week

Free

KS1, KS2

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