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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    Heroes story writing competition

    Help your students contribute to the University of Birmingham's research into young people's writing.
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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

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    Skills Academy

    Catch up with Skills Academy!Following lockdown, more students than ever will need support with their English skills and many will be behind their peers and need to catch up. Help...
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