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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    International Women's Day booklist

    To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we’ve created an inspirational booklist and poster.
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    Comedy improvisation in the classroom

    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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    Fables and folktales booklists

    Delve in to storytelling traditions with our folktales and fables booklists.
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    Celebrate Black history all year round

    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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    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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Magazine project

We're working with the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity 2022 to encourage schools to get involved in their exciting magazine editing project!

Year 6/7 pupils across Nottingham are invited to help the festival copy-edit their magazine distributed to thousands through schools and local communities.

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Nottingham science festival magazine

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

  • Queen's Hat cover image_smaller.jpg event 23 May 2022

    Platinum Jubilee live draw-along with Steve Antony

    On 23 May join our special Jubilee draw-along with author and illustrator, Steve Antony, presented by Holly King-Mand, renowned for her vibrant online English lessons.
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    Diversity Beyond the Bookshelf - Engaging library and school communities

    The third of a series of free webinars designed to help you ensure a diverse and inclusive book collection and reading experience.
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