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Key Stage 3 and 4

For children aged 12 and older

POP! by Mitch Johnson – Teaching Notes and Activities

What happens when the secret recipe to the world’s favourite fizzy drink washes up at your feet? Queenie de la Cruz is about to find out… An outrageous theft. A huge reward. Two friends on […]

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The Henna Wars Discussion Questions

The Henna Wars is the perfect KS3 book to discuss difficult topics such as homophobia, cultural appropriation and racism, in the classroom.   The Henna Wars is written by Bangladeshi-Irish author, Adiba Jaigirdar, a brilliant […]

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Why Do We Need Art? What Do We Gain By Being Creative? And Other Big Questions

What use is the imagination? Can art change anything? What do we gain by being creative? Take a closer look at these And Other Big Questions in Why do we need Art? –  a highly […]

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Break the Mould by Sinéad Burke

Break the Mould is a heartfelt and inspiring guide to celebrating differences and finding your place in the world, for readers aged 8 and up. Written by activist and educator Sinéad Burke, who draws on […]

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Essential Introductions to Black History – Teaching Resources

Essential guides to the fascinating histories of African migration throughout the world and of the African and Caribbean communities in Britain. Written by British historian and academic Prof. Hakim Adi, these revised and updated editions […]

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Exam Attack

A positive guide to challenging exam stress, Exam Attack is full of practical advice and study tips to help with revision and preparing for exams. Written by Nicola Morgan, a leading authority on teenage stress, […]

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Vegan Do It!

Vegan Do It! is a practical guide for young people who are interested in a vegan lifestyle. Exploring the many reasons to adopt a vegan lifestyle, this informative book explains the facts and benefits of […]

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Virtual Author Events with Teri Terry

Looking for author events? Find out more about the virtual events author Teri Terry is offering below (from Teri Terry herself).   With schools closed and remote learning the new normal, sixteen schools took part […]

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Dark Blue Rising by Teri Terry – Discussion Questions

Looking for an exciting thriller to read with your class as well as accompanying discussion questions? Look no further…   Dark Blue Rising is the start of a speculative thriller trilogy for KS3 readers from […]

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Dare to Be You by Matthew Syed

Help children defy self-doubt, re-boot their resilience and follow their own path with Dare to Be You! The unmissable follow-up to the bestselling You Are Awesome by Matthew Syed empowers readers with inspiring advice and […]

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Dark Blue Rising – Intro & Chapter Reading from Teri Terry

From the award-winning author of SLATED, comes the start of a thriller trilogy for KS3 readers…   In the video below, Teri Terry introduces her new book, Dark Blue Rising as well as giving a […]

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The Bone Sparrow – Author Videos

Zana Fraillon, author of the award-winning book The Bone Sparrow, talks about the book, the themes explored in the text and the context of the book in 2020.   About The Bone Sparrow Perfect for […]

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