Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
Event
Resource Type Resource Type tooltip
Key Stage
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Resource Provider
COP27

Event

Literacy resources to support the COP27 climate summit.

Logo for UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Coram Beanstalk

Reading support

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

Coram Beanstalk logo

££

KS1, KS2

Corebooks

Booklists and book reviews

Corebooks is a free resource that helps primary schools choose the best children's books for their school or classroom libraries.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Create a Comic Competition

Competition

Encourage children and young people to develop their creative storytelling skills by creating their own comic strip.

ReadingZone logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Developing Reading for Pleasure: Engaging Young Readers

CPD course

A free online course to help practitioners develop and promote a Reading for Pleasure culture in their schools.

The Open University 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

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Event

An annual event to raise awareness of dyslexia and the issues that people with dyslexia face.

Logo for Dyslexia Awareness Week 2022

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

EAL Assessment Framework

Assessment and progression

A digital EAL assessment tool for use in primary and secondary settings.

Logo for The Bell Foundation

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

EAL Framework Process CPD

CPD course

CPD training course to enable the development of a whole-school framework for EAL learners aged 6-16.

££££

KS1, KS2 ...

EAL Guidance and Resources

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource

Guidance documents and practical teaching resources to support all EAL learners.

Logo for The Bell Foundation

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

EAL Hub

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Assessment and progression

A library of literacy resources to support EAL pupils at all stages of English language proficiency.

Logo for Inclusion Hub

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Earth Day

Event

Earth Day is dedicated to raising awareness of, and engagement with, the environmental issues facing our planet.

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Education Endowment Foundation

CPD resource

Summaries and guidance reports based on the latest educational research covering literacy and other areas of the curriculum and school management.

EEF logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Empathy Action Month

Event

A celebration of the power of books and reading to develop awareness of others and inspire social change.

Logo for Empathy Action Month 2022

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Empathy Day

Event

Empathy Day celebrates the importance of empathy and the power of books to help young people develop a greater understanding of others.

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Empathy Week

Projects and programmes

A whole-school programme that uses the power of film to develop the key skill of empathy.

Empathy Week logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

EmpathyLab

Booklists and book reviews, CPD course

Booklists, CPD training and other resources that help promote and develop empathy through reading.

EmpathyLab logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

English & Media Centre CPD

CPD course

A programme of online CPD training for secondary teachers covering all aspects of the English curriculum.

£

KS3, KS4 ...

English Hubs

CPD resource, CPD course

A network of schools appointed to improve the teaching of early language acquisition, phonics and reading in England.

Free

KS1, KS2

Excelsior Award

Book awards

An annual award celebrating the best graphic novels and manga published for 9-18 year-olds.

Logo for Excelsior Award

£

KS2, KS3 ...

FCBG Children's Book Award

Book awards

The FCBG Children's Book Award is an annual award voted for entirely by children.

Logo for Children's Book Award

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Fiction Express

Online learning and apps

A platform that engages primary pupils with reading through the co-creation of online stories with professional children’s authors.

Fiction Express logo

£

KS1, KS2

FIFA World Cup 2022

Event

Literacy resources that can be used to link to the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Logo for the World Cup 2022

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

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