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We're supporting Doncaster schools to get pupils loving reading and improve their literacy.

For the launch of the campaign, we gave away over 6,500 books to 45 Doncaster schools, and we're just getting started!

Take a look at some of our useful resources and training to help your school.

Resources

  • Doncaster Stories Christmas competition

    Sign the Doncaster Schools Reading Pledge

    Together, we can improve literacy across the town.
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  • Wellbeing - girls writing

    Wellbeing, reading and writing resources

    Free wellbeing-themed teaching resources for primary and secondary schools.
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  • Doncaster families

    Annual Literacy Survey 2021

    Our annual survey of children and young people aged 5 to 18 covers reading and writing, and takes place in January/February.
    Learn more

More teacher resources

Localised resources to support teachers in the classroom and engage children in literacy.

  • Cat Weldon

    Connecting Stories Doncaster

    We're working with children's authors and Arts Council England to inspire children to tell their stories.
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    Doncaster writing challenges

    A series of 12 writing challenges inspired by local landmarks
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  • Roald Dahl reading for pleasure poster

    Roald Dahl posters

    Download these exclusive Roald Dahl posters to encourage a love for reading in your school or setting.
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  • 100 Reads - Matilda

    Doncaster 100 Reads

    The results are in! Doncaster has voted for its favourite children's books.
    Learn more
  • Doncaster Stories - children loving books

    101 things to do indoors

    Free things to keep children entertained and learning whatever the weather
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  • Transforming writing

    Roll a story

    Create a Doncaster story based on the numbers you roll on the dice!
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Home learning support

  • Words for Life

    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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  • ZoneIn

    Zone In

    Age 13+: tips for young adults to boost reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
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  • Love Reading event - Reading for pleasure

    Virtual School Library

    We partnered with Oak Academy to bring you free books, exclusive videos and recommended reads from top children's authors and illustrators.
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Training and programmes