Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
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Resource Provider
Grammar Explained

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A series of videos designed to engage pupils and parents with the primary grammar curriculum.

National Grid for Learning logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Harry Potter Book Night

Event

An annual celebration of the magical world created in the best-selling Harry Potter series of books.

Harry Potter Book Night 2022 logo

Free

KS2, KS3

Hay Festival Programme for Schools

Literature Festival

A free programme of in-person and online author events for pupils in primary and secondary schools in May.

Logo for Hay Festival

Free

KS2, KS3 ...

Headscarves & Hardbacks

Booklists and book reviews

A book blog with a focus on diversity and identity.

headscarves & hardbacks 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 ...

Holocaust Memorial Day

Event

An international day of commemoration for all victims of the Holocaust and genocide.

Logo for HMD

£

KS1, KS2 ...

In the Reading Corner

Booklists and book reviews

A collection of podcasts for teachers and librarians interested in children's books and reading.

Just Imagine logo

Free

Adult

IncludED in Your Classroom

CPD resource

Whole-school tips and strategies to support inclusion and wellbeing in an easily-accessible poster format.

National Grid for Learning logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Information Book Award

Book awards

An annual award celebrating information books.

Information Book Award logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

International Literacy Day

Event

International Literacy Day takes place on the 8th of September every year. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy for everyone.

UNESCO logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

International Mother Language Day

Event

An international celebration of the role of language in promoting cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue.

UNESCO logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

International Women's Day

Event

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th and is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women.

logo for International Women's Day

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

James Cropper Wainwright Prize

Book awards

Annual book awards celebrating the best nature and conservation writing for adults and children in the UK.

Logo for James Cropper Wainwright Prize

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Jane Considine Online Training and Consultancy

CPD course

Training and consultancy from educational consultant and author, Jane Considine.

Jane Considine Education logo

£

KS1, KS2

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

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize

Book awards

An annual book award for the best book written for young people by a British author of colour.

Jhalak Prize logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Just Imagine Consultancy and Training

CPD course

A range of training and consultancy programmes covering all aspects of primary literacy.

Just Imagine logo

££

KS1, KS2

Klaus Flugge Prize

Book awards

An annual award that recognises the most promising and exciting newcomer to children's picture book illustration.

Logo for Klaus Flugge Prize

Free

KS1, KS2

Language for Results Training

CPD course

A programme of CPD training courses for primary and secondary schools covering all aspects of EAL learning.

Logo for The Bell Foundation

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Laugh Out Loud Book Awards

Book awards

An annual award to celebrate the best and funniest children's books in the UK and Ireland.

Lollies logo 2022

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Learning Village

Digital platforms and tools

Learning Village is an image-based, EAL curriculum that combines an online programme supported by offline teacher-directed learning. Suitable for learners of any language background.

Learning Village logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Letterbox Library

School book supplier

Children's bookseller specialising in books that celebrate diversity and explore personal and social issues.

Letterbox Library logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Libraries Week

Event

Libraries Week is an opportunity to celebrate the central role that libraries play in our communities.

Libraries Week 2021 logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

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