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Access inspiration, resources and support to improve literacy provision across the school. Click here to find out more.

View our latest resources for literacy leaders to develop and deliver their own CPD plus a fantastic five-week poetry scheme of work. 

Are you a student teacher? Click here to find out how the Network can support you.

PLRS pack 15-16Premier League Reading Stars

This year’s programme includes NEW benefits: free books, a competition for Premier League match tickets, National Literacy Trust Network membership and more. Sign up now.

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forums imageNew CPD: Outstanding Literacy Leadership series

Our new CPD programme for primary and secondary schools supports teachers to engage with research in order to improve literacy outcomes for pupils.

The new series includes Improving Boys' Literacy (Key Stage 2), Reading for Enjoyment (Key Stages 2 and 3) and Language and Literacy Within Curriculum (Key Stage 3). Find out more

CompetitionsFREE competitions for schools

Take part in termly competitions to inspire your pupils. There are free supporting resources and great prizes, and best of all, they are completely free and open to all UK schools. Find out more


WBD 2016 SmallWorld Book Day 2016

Teaching resources, fundraising opportunities and more ideas to make the most of your World Book Day. Find out more

Painting our benchOwn a BookBench

Purchase a three-year membership to our Network or one of our training packages and you have the unique opportunity to  own your own BookBench as a focal point for literacy in your school.

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map imageSearch for literacy support, authors and storytellers

Need literacy support at your school? Looking for a storyteller or author? Our interactive map allows you to find those working in your area at the click of a mouse. View map.

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School improvementSchool improvement programmes

Our new secondary school programmes are working to improve teaching and learning for literacy across the whole school. Find out more

Classroom teachingFree curriculum guidance 

We've worked with a range of other organisations to produce the Curriculum Review and Planning Tool, providing advice based on current research and good practice as well as the new statutory requirements for English. Find out more


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Student teacher membership discount

Currently studying to be a teacher? If so you're entitled to a 50% discount on membership to our network, giving you access to resources to support your classroom practice and help you with assignments.

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