For schools

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

Download our brilliant classroom resources or find out more about the activities and training we offer.

Resources

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    Celebrate Black history all year round

    Our calendar of key dates aims to help you honour Black heroes throughout the year.
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  • Getting to grips with the EAL proficiency stages

    EAL learners

    These resources provide teachers with the tools to understand the language and literacy development needs of EAL learners.
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    Remembrance assemblies

    Exploring Why, How, and Who do we remember, developed in partnership with the Royal British Legion.
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    Marcus Rashford Book Club

    Explore fantastic teaching resources to accompany the latest Book Club title. Free to access and suitable for years 2, 3 and 4.
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    National Poetry Day resources

    Brilliant new resources to help you celebrate and explore the focus theme on National Poetry Day and beyond.
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    Career activity handbooks

    Activities for primary, secondary and post-16 students to support career insight and employability.
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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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    Dealing with difficult texts and promoting anti-racism

    The second of a series of free webinars designed to help you ensure a diverse and inclusive book collection and reading experience.
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