Schools often celebrate World Book Day in the first week of March but may not be aware of National Storytelling Week at the beginning of February (1st – 8th). Launched in 2000 by the Society for Storytelling, National Storytelling Week celebrates the oldest art form in the world. Storytelling is at the root of every […]

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World Book Day is on it’s way – are you ready? Here’s some ideas that you, your class or your school can use for inspiration to have a magical World Book Day! Visit a library! You can visit your local library for reading inspiration as well as activities and events that the library may have […]

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Are you searching for something a little bit different to do with your class this term? Twinkl is excited to support BBC 500 Words with a range of teaching resources made by teachers. BBC 500 Words is the UK’s most successful short story-writing competition for children between 5-13 and they want your students to get involved! You can […]

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The Culture Challenge are currently distributing Culture Vouchers in Bedford Borough due to the generous support of The Harpur Trust and the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. These can only be applied for by schools in Bedford Borough (we have some in Central Bedfordshire too) and spent with Culture Challenge providers. Providers – please do help […]

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The National Centre for Writing in Norwich are currently taking applications for their Escalator talent development scheme. Do you feel your voice is under-represented and would benefit from a structured period of support? Then Escalator want to hear from you. The opportunity is open to emerging writers from the East of England – Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, […]

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