Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
Event
Resource Type Resource Type tooltip
Key Stage
Region Region tooltip
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Resource Provider
National Storytelling Week

Event

National Storytelling Week is an annual celebration of the art of storytelling that takes place in the Spring term.

Society for Storytelling logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

National Writing Day

Event

National Writing Day is an annual event that celebrates the pleasures of creative writing.

National Writing Day 2021 logo

Free

KS2, KS3 ...

NewsWise

Projects and programmes

A free, cross-curricular news literacy project for KS2 pupils developed by The Guardian Foundation, the National Literacy Trust and the PSHE Association.

News Wise logo

Free

KS2

No Outsiders

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource

Set up by Andrew Moffat MBE, the No Outsiders website provides resources to help teachers promote respect for diversity in their schools.

No Outsiders logo

Free

KS1, KS2

No Outsiders CPD

CPD course

A range of CPD sessions on the No Outsiders approach to help promote respect for diversity in schools.

No Outsiders logo

£

KS1, KS2

Norfolk Children's Book Centre

School book supplier

Independent bookshop specialising in books for children and teachers.

Norfolk Children's Book Centre logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

OU/UKLA Teachers' Reading Groups

CPD course

Local groups of teachers and literacy practitioners that meet to discuss Reading for Pleasure pedagogy and practice.

OURfP logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Parent Helper Training

Reading support

Training course for groups of school volunteers to help them deliver successful reading support to primary school pupils in Berkshire.

ABC to read logo

££

KS1, KS2

Parent Volunteers Course

Reading support

Training for parent reading volunteers in primary schools in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Literacy Volunteers logo

££

KS1, KS2

Personal Development Curriculum

Lesson plans and teaching aids

Lesson plans for each primary year goup covering the Personal Development curriculum.

Excelsior MAT logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Peters

School book supplier

Specialist school book supplier for EYFS, Primary and Secondary schools.

Peters logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Poetry by Heart Competition

Competition

A poetry recitation competition open to pupils in KS2 through to KS5 in schools and colleges in England.

Poetry by Heart logo

Free

KS2, KS3 ...

Poetry by Heart Website

Digital platforms and tools

An online bank of poems that have been selected for their impact when they are heard aloud.

Poetry by Heart logo

Free

KS2, KS3 ...

Poetry Class

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A bank of over 100 poetry lesson plans and teaching resources for all Key Stages.

Poetry Society logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Poetry Together

Projects and programmes, Event

Pupils in schools and care home residents come together to learn and recite poetry.

Poetry Together logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Poets in Schools

Author events

A service that helps schools find poets to deliver bespoke in-school visits and workshops.

Poetry Society logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Potential Plus UK CPD Workshops

CPD course

Online workshops to support teachers working with high learning potential pupils.

Potential Plus UK logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Potential Plus UK Membership

CPD resource

Potential Plus UK provides an advice line, access to resources and CPD to member schools to support their work with children with high learning potential across the curriculum.

Potential Plus UK logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Power of Pictures

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource, CPD course

Teaching approaches, lesson plans and author videos designed to help teachers use picture books across the primary curriculum to enhance children's reading and writing.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Power of Reading

Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD course

A whole-school literacy programme that uses quality children's literature and creative teaching approaches to develop a high quality literacy curriculum.

CLPE logo

££

KS1, KS2

Premier League Reading Stars

Catch-up intervention

A 10-week programme aimed primarily at pupils in Years 5 and 6 to help increase their reading progress levels and engagement with reading.

Premier League Primary Stars logo

Free

KS2

Primary Books School Book Fairs

School book fair

School Book Fair service from independent primary school book supplier Primary Books.

Primary Books logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Primary Shakespeare Festival Project

Projects and programmes

A cross-curricular, arts-based learning project for KS2 students.

The Primary Shakespeare Company logo

££

KS2

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