For schools


Get Blackpool Reading supports schools to make literacy improvement a priority and encourage pupils to read for pleasure.

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    Holocaust Memorial Day

    Free resources to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.
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    Podcasts and literacy resources

    Our top tips for making the most of podcasts to support pupils' literacy in the classroom and at home.
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    Book of Hopes - recovery curriculum resources

    A collection of primary resource packs inspired by The Book of Hopes
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The Scrapbook of Hopes challenge

All primary schools in Blackpool have been gifted three copies of Bloomsbury Publishing’s The Book of Hopes, plus the chance to enter the Scrapbook of Hopes challenge, thanks to Bupa Foundation and Get Blackpool Reading.

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Home learning support

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    Words for Life

    Ages 0-12. Search by age for fun family activities to help parents support their children’s literacy.
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    Zone In

    Age 13+: tips for young adults to boost reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
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    Virtual School Library

    Free books, exclusive videos and recommended reads from top children's authors and illustrators.
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Programmes and events

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