Calendar of Events
The Literacy Year
Event
Resource Type Resource Type tooltip
Key Stage
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Resource Provider
Roald Dahl Story Day

Event

Roald Dahl Day is an annual celebration of the author's life and work that takes place on or around his birthday on 13th September.

Roald Dahl Story Day logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Round Table Books

School book supplier

Bookseller specialising in books that celebrate diversity, based in Brixton, London.

Logo for Round Table Books

£

KS1, KS2 ...

Scholastic School Book Fairs

School book fair

School Book Fair scheme that allows schools to earn Rewards to spend on books and teaching resources.

Scholastic logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

School Diversity Week

Event

School Diversity Week is an opportunity to celebrate and promote LGBT+ equality in education.

School diversity week logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

School Parent Helper Training

Reading support

Training for parent and community reading volunteers in primary schools in Dorset.

Dorset Reading Partners logo

£

KS1, KS2

Schoolreaders

Reading support

Schoolreaders recruits and matches local reading volunteers to primary schools across England and Wales.

Schoolreaders logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Schools Library Service

School book supplier

The SLS provides advice and practical support for schools on all library and literacy matters.

SLS UK logo

££

KS1, KS2 ...

Schools' Week

Projects and programmes, Competition

A creative writing project and competition open to primary schools in Shropshire.

Shrewsbury Bookfest logo

£

KS1, KS2

Scottish Book Trust Learning Resources

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A range of free learning resources covering reading and writing from the experts at Scottish Book Trust.

Logo for Scottish Book Trust

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour

Literature Festival

A year-round programme of free virtual and in-person author events for primary and secondary schools.

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Scottish Teenage Book Prize

Book awards

An annual award that celebrates the best books for teenagers from Scottish authors and publishers.

Logo for Scottish Book Trust

Free

KS3, KS4

Secondary School Buddy

Reading support

Training programme for Berkshire pupils in Years 9-13 to equip them to deliver one-to-one reading support with younger students.

ABC to read logo

£

KS3, KS4 ...

Shakespeare at School

Lesson plans and teaching aids

Online cross-curricular programmes of learning based on a Shakespeare play.

The Primary Shakespeare Company logo

Free

KS2

Shakespeare Week

Event

A week-long celebration of Shakespeare's life and work with resources and events for primary schools.

Logo for Shakespeare Week

Free

KS1, KS2

Shrewsbury Bookfest Book Awards

Book awards

Bi-annual book awards where the winners are chosen by primary pupils in Shropshire.

Shrewsbury Bookfest logo

£

KS1, KS2

Sixth Form Mentors Course

Reading support

In-school training for 6th Form students to help them deliver one-to-one reading support to younger students in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Literacy Volunteers logo

££

KS3, KS5

Skills Academy

Catch-up intervention

A 10-week reading intervention programme for students in Years 7 and 8 linked to acquiring football, beatbox or breakdancing skills.

National Literacy Trust logo

£

KS3

Spark! School Book Awards

Book awards

Annual book awards where the winners are chosen by primary pupils in London and neighbouring regions.

£

KS1, KS2

Steps to Read

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A structured, book-based Shared Reading programme for teaching comprehension from Reception to Year 6.

Logo for Literacy Counts

£

KS1, KS2

Storytime

Newspapers, magazines and comics

A monthly illustrated story magazine for children aged five to nine.

Storytime logo

£

KS1, KS2

Summer Reading Challenge

Event

An annual programme that encourages children aged 4-11 to read for pleasure over the summer holidays.

Summer reading challenge 2021 logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Support Your School

School book supplier

A fundraising platform to help schools raise money to support children's literacy.

Logo for Support your school

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Take One Book

Lesson plans and teaching aids

A literature-based framework for teaching English in primary schools with teaching sequences for a curated collection of texts.

Just Imagine logo

£

KS1, KS2

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