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We work with primary schools across the North Yorkshire Coast to improve literacy levels and promote a love of reading.

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


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    North Yorkshire Coast literacy survey

    We need New Yorkshire coast schools to take part in our vital research. All schools will get a personalised report of their results.
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    100 Reads school display

    Find out the most popular children's on the North Yorkshire Coast and download free resources to create a vibrant school display.
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    Author resources

    Fun activities from Tom Palmer, a regular visitor to the North Yorkshire Coast.
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    Your Stories

    Build your own story with Stephen Joseph Theatre
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    Take the Kindness challenge

    A perfect PSHE exercise for learning about the benefits of being kind to yourself and others
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    Connecting Stories North Yorkshire Coast

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

    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