Free Resources

Extend learning and deepen engagement with topics with these free downloadable resources for fiction and non-fiction titles, ideal for use in the classroom or library.

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Where the River Runs Gold – Teaching Resources

Extracts, discussion questions and cross-curricular activities for Upper KS2.

Topics: environment, bees, justice, love, family, adventure

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Host a Malory Towers midnight feast! – Activity Pack

Introduce a new generation of readers to the classic boarding school series Malory Towers

Topics: activity pack, midnight feast, diary entry, design a crest, KS2

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Incredible Journeys – Teaching Notes

Inspire the next generation of explorers with real-life adventurer Levison Wood.

Topics: KS2, non-fiction, biographies, history, gepography

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The Boxer – Discussion Resources

A gripping YA novel by Nikesh Shukla about friendship and finding your community after a racist attack.

Topics: racism, radicalisation, male mental health, identity, KS3 12+

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Giraffes Can’t Dance – 20th Anniversary Resources

Celebrate 20 bestselling years of the much-loved family favourite picture book,¬†Giraffes Can’t Dance.

Topics: Literacy, Citizenship/PSHE, Identity and Self-confidence, KS1

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Boot – Teaching Notes

Lesson resources and activities for Boot, a heart-warming, humorous adventure about a young robot trying to find its way home

Topics: Robots, technology, identity, adventure, feelings and friendship, KS1, KS2

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Planet Omar – Teaching Notes

An hilarious new series starring Omar, the accidental trouble magnet…

Topics: humour, KS2, family, Eid, bullying

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You Got This – Teacher’s Pack

The ultimate guide to growing up happy, by journalist and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon

Themes: RSHE, mental health, self-esteem, body confidence, age 12+

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