For schools


Birmingham Stories is working with secondary schools across the city to help pupils explore the joy of storytelling.

Use these resources to inspire your own pupils to enjoy stories, read for pleasure, and think about their future.


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    Becoming by Michelle Obama: supporting literacy and PSHE education

    Download this free resource to help young people improve their self-confidence, leadership abilities and literacy skills.
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    Create a pupil anthology

    Help your students share their own stories by creating a pupil anthology with our guide.
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    Everybody Writes: writing groups

    Encourage your students to use writing to express their own stories by setting up a school writing group.
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Training and programmes

  • baby-looks-at-father.jpg event 27 Jan 2020

    Talk To Your Baby 2020: Chat, play, read

    Save the date! Talk To Your Baby 2020 will take place on 27 January at Millennium Point in Birmingham.
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  • cropped.png event 25 Nov 2019

    Understanding Literacy for GCSEs: Teaching disciplinary literacy - Oldham

    The reformed GCSEs place greater demands on pupils’ literacy skills. In line with new recommendations from the EEF, this one-day workshop helps teachers meet this challenge.
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    Skills Academy

    Skills Academy helps Year 7 and 8 students improve their reading, rewarding their progress by teaching them exciting freestyle football tricks, beatbox techniques and breakdance...
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