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NetworkOur network

Access inspiration, resources and support to improve literacy provision across the school by joining our network of over 1,000 schools and organisations.

Our current theme is Schools - the heart of the community, with resources to help members work more effectively with families, other schools and the local community

Find out more about what the network has to offer

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

Current competitions:
Mr Men & Little Miss Reading Adventure  
WrestleMania Reading Challenge UK

Tom PalmerFREE World Cup resources

We are working with children’s football fiction author, Tom Palmer, on a downloadable World Cup reading resource pack, with lots of activity ideas, posters and an exclusive World Cup episodic story.  Find out more 

In partnership with Renaissance Learning and the Football Association.

Teacher and pupils in classFREE curriculum guidance

We've worked with a range of other organisations to produce the Curriculum Review and Planning Tool. It provides advice based on current research and good practice as well as the new statutory requirements for English, and is aimed at schools and providers of initial teacher training. Find out more

Literacy Guide for Schools 2013-14Literacy Guide for Schools 2013-14

This essential network resource covers all areas of literacy and supports practitioners to be:

In line with policy, 
Informed by research and  
Inspired by best practice.

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 Not a member? Download a free sample 

PLRS 2013 packOrder your Premier League Reading Stars resource pack 

Our reading intervention is great for football fans.

We have allocated all our free packs for 2014, but you can still take part by ordering one of a limited number of packs available to buy. 

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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.

Get yourself listed on the map. 

WallySchools fundraising

A great way to support us is by nominating us as your school’s charity of the year, raising funds and awareness of literacy issues in the UK. A fundraising pack with lots of ideas and resources is available.

Show your support

Downloadable resources

Search our free downloadable resources, including support for our competitions, booklists and other ideas.

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The National Literacy Trust is a registered charity no. 1116260 and a company limited by guarantee no. 5836486 registered in England and Wales and a registered charity in Scotland no. SC042944.
Registered address: 68 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL.