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Run your own Harry Potter Book Night in school!


Calling all Hastings schools - run your own Harry Potter Book Night to receive 30 FREE books!

We’re encouraging all Hastings schools to get involved in Harry Potter Book Night by running your own event in school on or around Thursday 24 June!

To help you celebrate, we’re offering Hastings schools 30 free books from the Harry Potter universe if you hold your own event. Books are kindly donated by Bloomsbury Publishing.

How to get involved

  • Follow this link to find out more about Harry Potter Book Night and register your event (register by 23 June 2021) – you’ll receive a special downloadable pack of resources, ideas and activities for your event!
  • Email us to let us know that you’ve registered so we can arrange delivery of your free books! You’ll receive 30 books from the Harry Potter universe.
  • Plan your magical event for Thursday 24 June 2021! Check out some of our ideas below and you’ll find loads of ideas in your HPBN pack.

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Your event could take place at breakfast clubs before school, during lessons, breaks or at after-school clubs. Dressing up is always encouraged but you can run it however you like!

You could do a readathon as part of your English classes, play Quidditch in PE, set up your own Diagon Alley (this year’s theme!) in your corridors, and play magical games at break times.

You could encourage your pupils to plan and decorate your event, hold competitions and challenges with your free books as prizes, and hold a sorting ceremony in assembly.

Anything goes as long as you solemnly swear you’re up to no good!

We’d love to see and hear how your event goes. Send us your pictures and let us know what you and your pupils get up to by email and on social media!

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