As part of our ongoing work to support schools, we run exciting competitions every term, the purpose of which are to inspire young people to get involved in activities to improve their literacy (and have lots of fun at the same time).

These competitions are open to and completely free for all UK schools.

Current competitions

  • NLT-Website-Banner-FINAL.png Competition

    The Gruffalo competition

    Celebrating The Gruffalo's 20th anniversary, we're running a competition with brilliant activities for children in Key Stages 1 and 2. There are some great prizes to be...
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Sponsor a competition

Competitions can be specific to an age group or can run across multiple age groups. They are a great way to promote a brand to teachers, children and young people and their parents.

Our competitions reach a large number of people, attracting up to 5,000 entries from over 200 schools. Many more settings will engage with the resources which remain available on our website after the competition comes to an end.

If you're interested in sponsoring a competition, please contact our Corporate Partnerships Manager Brodie Innes on 0207 820 62 52 or

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