A Year of Reading Calendar

A Year of Reading Calendar


Roald Dahl Day – children dress up as characters in Roald Dahl Books.

Coral Rumble Poet to visit school and all children participate in poetry workshops.


 National Poetry Day. Children in each class learn a poem off by heart.


National Non Fiction Day.  Children bring in their favourite non-fiction book to share.


Who is John Hampden’s favourite author?

Santa reading challenge


Book Swap – children bring in unwanted books to swap within classes/ year groups.

Competition- which class has the best reading area?


National Storytelling Week.  Talk For Writing Assembly – each class retell a story from Talk for Writing session.


 World Book Day.  Children dress up as favourite characters from books. 


Easter Holiday Homework - take a photograph of your child reading a book and send it in.  A prize will be given to the photograph taken in the most unusual place!


Share a Story Month 


Count total of how many stories we have shared in a school year?

Signing up to Reading Challenge