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Practical ideas - Competitions and challenges

CompetitionsCreating a competition for pupils can get those who wouldn’t normally be reading, reading. Even the most reluctant readers love a good challenge. Here are some practical ideas for reading competitions.

This resource includes ideas for competitions like: Joint Summer Reading Challenge project, Extreme Reading, Get Caught Reading raffle, Inter-class reading quiz or treasure hunt, and more.

For more ideas check out the National Literacy Trust's current and past competitions

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