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We have lots of resources, guidance and training to support Stoke-on-Trent's schools and teachers.

Story Quest in the classroom

Story Quest is funded by Sport England encourages families living in Burslem, Tunstall and the surrounding areas take part in free adventure story trails. The trails support children to access important elements of the National Curriculum including, English, P.E, History and Geography.

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    Schools programme

    Five session scheme of work with lesson plans and a DIY template for pupils to create their own quest.
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    Story Quest locations

    Find the nearest story trail to your school and take your class.
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    Indoor story trails

    Indoor story trails, creative writing resources and physical activity plans.
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More teacher resources

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    Six Towns Storytelling

    A six week storytelling project with local storyteller Alan Barrett, with themed activities for KS1 and KS2.
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    Stoke literacy survey

    We need Stoke schools to take part in our vital research. All schools will get a personalised report of their results.
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    Connecting Stories

    Find out how your school can access free author visits, book donations and exciting competitions.
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    Read, run, quest, rest

    Complete these exercise challenges as a class!
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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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