Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
Event
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Key Stage
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Resource Provider
HfL Education: Consultancy and INSET Training

CPD course

Consultancy and INSET packages covering all aspects of English available for primary and secondary schools.

HFL Education logo

££

KS1, KS2 ...

HfL Education: CPD Training

CPD course

A programme of CPD training to support the literacy curriculum in EYFS, primary and secondary settings.

HFL Education logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Holocaust Memorial Day

Event

This day of commemoration for all victims of the Holocaust and genocide takes place annually on 27th January.

Logo for HMD

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Hugo Young Award

Competition

A political opinion writing competition for young people aged 16-25. Entries are invited in January and February.

The Guardian Foundation logo

Free

KS4, KS5

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

Inclusive Books for Children

Booklists and book reviews

Open access website set up to help teachers and carers find high-quality inclusive books for primary-aged children.

Reviews and booklists to help build an inclusive library collection

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Inclusive Books for Children Awards

Book awards

The Inclusive Books for Children Awards celebrate the best inclusive books for children aged 1-9. The shortlists are announced in January.

Logo for the Inclusive Books for Children Awards promoting diverse books for the home and classroom

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Information Book Award

Book awards

An annual award celebrating information books. The shortlist is announced in June.

Information Book Award logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

International Literacy Day

Event

International Literacy Day takes place on 8th of September every year.

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 that takes place on February 21st.

UNESCO logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

International Women's Day and Women's History Month

Event

March is Women's History Month. International Women's Day is celebrated annually on March 8th.

logo for International Women's Day

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Jane Considine Training

CPD course

Online and in-person training courses covering writing, spelling and comprehension from primary educational consultant and author, Jane Considine.

Jane Considine Education logo

£

KS1, KS2

Jane Considine's Writing Unit Plans

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A bank of ready-to-use writing schemes of work covering EYFS to Y6 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. The shortlist is announced in April.

Jhalak Prize logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Just Imagine Reviews and Recommendations

Booklists and book reviews

Book reviews and recommendations from children's book experts presented across a range of formats.

Just Imagine logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Just Imagine Training and Consultancy

CPD course

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

Just Imagine logo

££

KS1, KS2

Kitabu Dual-Language Ebooks

Books, ebooks and audiobooks

A library of over 500 interactive dual-language ebooks with audio support.

Mantra Lingua 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. The shortlist is announced in May.

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 for the funniest children's books voted for by young people. The shortlists are announced in June.

Logo for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards for primary and secondary children

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Learning Village

Online learning and apps

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 ...

Learning with Parents: Digital Reading Log

Assessment and progression, Parental engagement

A digital reading log that allows teachers and parents to share audio clips of children reading to track progress and increase parental engagement.

££

KS1, KS2

Letterbox Library

School book supplier or specialist publisher

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

Letterbox Library logo

£

KS1, KS2 ...

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