Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
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Resource Provider
Books for Keeps

Booklists and book reviews

Books for Keeps is an independent bi-monthly magazine all about children's books and the children's book world.

Books for Keeps logo

Free

Adult

Books for Topics

Booklists and book reviews

Recommended booklists for specific topics as well as Reading for Pleasure.

Books for Topics logo

Free

KS1, KS2

BookTrust - Mental Health booklists

Booklists and book reviews

A selection of booklists and articles to support the development of healthy young minds.

BookTrust logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

BookTrust Represents

Booklists and book reviews, CPD resource

BookTrust Represents is a project created to promote and improve the representation of people of colour in children's books.

BookTrust Represents logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Bookwagon

School book supplier

Independent online children's bookshop set up by children's literature specialist.

Bookwagon logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Bookwagon Book Fairs

School book fair

School Book Fair service from independent children's bookseller Bookwagon.

Bookwagon logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Bookzilla Reading App

Digital platforms and tools

A free reading app designed to encourage pupils in upper primary and lower secondary schools to read for pleasure.

Logo for Scottish Book Trust

Free

KS2, KS3

Branford Boase Award

Book awards

An annual award set up to reward the most promising new writers and their editors.

Branford Boase Award logo

Free

KS2, KS3

British Science Week

Event

An annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

British Science Week logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shadowing Scheme

Book awards, Projects and programmes

Register a reading group to 'shadow' the judging process for the UK's best known children's book awards.

Logo for Yoto Carnegie Greenaway Awards

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Catch Up Literacy

Catch-up intervention, CPD course

A reading intervention programme for struggling readers aged 6-14.

Catch Up logo

££

KS1, KS2 ...

Cheltenham Literature Festival - Literature For Schools

Literature Festival

A programme of author events and workshops for primary and secondary schools in October.

Cheltenham Lit Festival logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Children's Book Week

Event

Run a Children's Book Week to promote reading for pleasure in your school.

Logo for Children's Book Week in the US

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Children's Mental Health Week

Event

Children's Mental Health Week provides an opportunity to focus on issues relating to young people's mental wellbeing.

Children's Mental Health Week 22 logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Children's Poetry Archive

Digital platforms and tools

Access to recordings of children's poets reading their poems aloud and accompanying teaching resources.

Logo for Children's Poetry Archive

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

CLiPPA

Book awards

CLiPPA is an annual award for published poetry for children and is the only award of its kind in the UK.

CLiPPA logo

Free

KS1, KS2

CLiPPA Shadowing Scheme

Book awards, Projects and programmes

A shadowing scheme designed to encourage primary schools to explore the work of poets shortlisted for the CLiPPA.

CLiPPA logo

Free

KS1, KS2

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

CLPE: Consultancy and School INSET Training

CPD course

Consultancy and INSET packages for schools, Local Authorities, Academies and English Hubs.

CLPE logo

£££

KS1, KS2

CLPE: CPD Training

CPD course

A programme of CPD training for primary teachers that covers planning and progression as well as specific areas of the literacy curriculum.

CLPE logo

£

KS1, KS2

Cocoa Magazines

Newspapers, magazines and comics

Bi-monthly magazines dedicated to reflecting the interests and culture of young Black boys and girls.

Cocoa publishing logo

£

KS2

Comics in Class

Booklists and book reviews

Reviews and recommendations of graphic novels.

Free

KS2, KS3

Coram Beanstalk Membership

Reading support

One-to-one reading support for children aged 3-11 from trained and vetted volunteers.

Coram Beanstalk logo

££

KS1, KS2

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