For schools


The Hastings Literacy Hub supports local schools, helping to inspire and encourage their pupils to read for pleasure.


  • Premier League ball 20-21 season

    Summer of football

    We have a full squad of free football-themed activities, events and resources to bring home the joy of reading for your football-mad pupils. Yes! It’s coming home!
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    Rutendo Tavengerwei - inspiration for letter writing

    Support wellbeing and writing with this challenge from author Rutendo Tavengerwei.
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    NewsWise summer school

    Turn your classroom into a newsroom for the week with NewsWise!
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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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  • Child reading

    Virtual School Library

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

  • Child raising hand in class event 19 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021

    Building Vocabulary and Early Language

    This one-day workshop helps teachers develop their knowledge of how words work and suggests practical strategies for direct instruction.
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  • Transforming writing event 18 Nov 2021 - 21 Apr 2022

    Improving Writing in KS2 (IPEELL) - online training

    Course to help Key Stage 2 teachers use memorable experiences and to teach self-regulation, building high quality writing
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