For families


Parents are their child's first teachers. It's very important to support your child's reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, whether you're at home or out and about.

We have lots of great activity suggestions and things to download to help you out!

Things to do

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    Nottingham family cookbook

    Share your favourite family recipe with us and it could be published in our Nottingham family cookbook!
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    Get ready for Year 7 with these fun SMART activities!

    Feel prepared for secondary school with these activities based on the book SMART by Kim Slater.
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    Nottingham creative activities pack

    Take your pick from over 40 fun activities collated by ChalleNGe for primary and secondary aged children in Nottingham.

Things to download

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    Read On Nottingham 100 Reads wall chart

    A wall chart including Nottingham's 100 favourite books, as voted for by local children.
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    Celebrate RSE Day 2020 with Read On Nottingham

    Check out our 'Books I love about love' book lists and celebrate positive relationships and sex education with your children or pupils.
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    Make your own time capsule with Read On Nottingham

    Read On Nottingham is encouraging families to record their feelings and experiences of lockdown by making their own time capsule.
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Words for Life

Words for Life is our website packed with simple videos, activities, tips and information to help parents support their child's literacy development.

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