National Writing Day 2022

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National Writing Day is an annual celebration of the power of writing creatively, inspiring people of all ages and abilities to try writing for fun and self-expression.

National Writing Day is taking place on 23 June 2022.


Our research in to writing has found that:

  • 2 in 5 children and young people enjoy writing in their free time
  • Children who write in their free time have better writing skills
  • Children who enjoy and have positive attitudes towards writing have better mental wellbeing

Explore all our research in to writing.

Below, we've rounded up some of our favourite writing activities to help you celebrate and get writing.

Activities for primary pupils

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Cross-phase activities for primary and secondary students

Activities for secondary students

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