Activities: 9 to 12

  • Boy reading

    Summer reading tips: a guide for grown-ups

    Find out how you can help children to keep reading over the summer with these tips.
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  • Onjali Rauf

    Tips and extracts from Onjali Q. Rauf

    Find out more about the award-winning children's author and get her tips for overcoming writer's block.
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  • Poetry Academy

    Poetry academy

    Watch tutorials for all ages from top poets. Get writing prompts, performance tips, and find out about different poetry forms.
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  • Jamie Johnson The Kick Off

    Take the Premier League's Create a Character challenge

    Get a free eBook and take part in the Create a Character challenge with author Dan Freedman.
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  • Boy reading

    Young Readers at home

    Young Readers at home brings books and stories to life for children aged 5-11.
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  • SunSun breakdancer, Skills Academy

    Online challenges with video rewards

    Complete these reading challenges to get videos on how to do amazing freestyle football tricks, beatboxing and breakdancing.
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  • Greg James and Chris Smith - credit Jenny Smith

    Write a Kid Normal superhero story with Greg James and Chris Smith

    Watch Greg and Chris’s video guide to making up your own superhero story and download a free audiobook.
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  • Thank you to key workers.jpg

    Write a thank you letter to a key worker

    Do you know someone who works as a key worker? Let's join together to say a big 'thank you' to everyone who is keeping us safe and healthy.
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  • Copyright.png

    The Great Copyright Hunt

    Take part in this exciting competition to investigate how creative ideas are protected and hunt down the famous copyright symbol © for a chance to win great prizes!
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    Back to School Superheroes

    Help your child get ready for returning to school with this fun story centred around wellbeing.
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  • Robin Stevens

    Death Sets Sail with Robin Stevens

    Take a look at an extract from Robin Stevens' latest story Death Sets Sail, find out how to write a detective story and download the activities .
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