For schools


We have lots of resources and support for schools, helping children reach the recommended literacy level for each stage of their education.

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World Book Day 2020

Read Manchester is looking for 15 schools to be part of our Share a Story Live event with five children’s authors and illustrators on World Book Day on Thursday 5 March 2020.

To apply, please complete this form and return by 20 December to You will hear if your school has been offered a place by 8 January.

Download the application form


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    Read Manchester GCSE revision postcards

    Download these revision cards to improve your GCSE pupils' knowledge around the set texts.
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    Take 10

    Manchester schools can download tips on ways to encourage pupils to take 10 minutes to read.
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    Radical Read – inspired by the Peterloo Massacre 1819

    A reading and learning resource to celebrate young people’s involvement in peaceful protest over the last 200 years.
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Training and programmes

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    Gender and Literacy: Improving boys' reading and writing - Liverpool

    This training helps Key Stage 2 and 3 teachers understand the evidence around boys’ literacy and identify the factors underpinning success.
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    Early Words Together

    Early Words Together helps parents support their young child’s literacy and language development.
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