For schools


Read On Nottingham supports schools to make literacy improvement a priority and encourage pupils to read for pleasure.

Download our brilliant classroom resources or find out more about the training we offer.


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    Celebrate Black history all year round

    Our calendar of key dates aims to help you honour Black heroes throughout the year.
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    Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils

    Read On Nottingham is working with Cheltenham Festivals supporting their network of teacher book groups in Nottingham City.
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    SMART transition resources, Year 6 to Year 7

    Help your pupils feel prepared for secondary school with these activities based on the book SMART by Kim Slater.
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    Marcus Rashford Book Club

    Explore resources to accompany the latest title in the Marcus Rashford Book Club. Free to access and suitable for years 2, 3 and 4.
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    EAL learners

    These resources provide teachers with the tools to understand the language and literacy development needs of EAL learners.
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    National Poetry Day resources

    Check out these new resources to help you celebrate and explore this year's theme of CHOICE on Thursday 7 October.
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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

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

  • 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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  • national writing day.jpeg event 24 Nov 2021 - 26 Nov 2021

    Primary Conference: Literacy by Stealth

    A panel of experts will share insights on the wealth of cultural experiences which can enhance spoken language, reading and writing.
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