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SUPPORTING CAREER RELATED LEARNING TO ALL PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN WEST CUMBRIA

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If you wish to add, remove, or correct any of the information here, please contact 01900 824 822 or email info@pbp.org.uk

 

Please note that some providers may charge a fee to participate in programmes or to use their resources so always check the details with the provider first.

Local Programmes

LOVE BOOKS?
TAKE PART IN OUR FANTASTIC COMPETITION TO WIN BOOK BAGS KINDLY DONATED BY HILLS BOOKS AND SIGNED COPIES OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS FROM LOCAL AUTHORS.

PBP have teamed up with National Careers week to support the ‘What’s Your Story’ resource as part of National Careers week 2021.

World Book Day is on 4th March so why not get your pupils/children to dress up as their favourite character and using this fantastic resource take part in our competition by firstly taking a look at the link below-

“Whats Your Story” downloadable resource pack-

https://nationalcareersweek.com/download/24342/

then….

  • Writing a short story (no more than 500 words) about your own superhero who have helped during the COVID-19 pandemic – KS2
  • Design your own book cover – EYFS, KS1 & KS2

Send entries to info@pbp.org.uk for a chance to win a goody bag kindly donated from Hills Books or signed copies of children’s books.

Along with your Name, School and Age.

Primary Business Partnership – Helping children link their learning to the World of Work.

In addition, we have been in touch with local volunteers who work with books, find out what it means to be an Illustrator, an Author, Editor, Designer, work in a book shop, a library, and other associated jobs.  Our volunteers have shared their stories, so find out what they wanted to be when they were in primary school and how they got to do their dream job.  You might even pick up some hints and tips. Please see the career cards & videos on the section below.

 

 

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The Howard and Emily stories have been created by West Cumbrian author, Rachel Suddart and her illustrator cousin, Joanne Young.
Published by The Little Potato Press, the books are based on Rachel’s daughter, Emily, and her lifelong fluffy companion, Howard (the toy) dog.
The stories have simple key messages about friendship, kindness and discovering the things in life that really matter.

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Downloadable resources

Howard & Emily Introduction

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Books That Make You LOL Starring Humza Arshad, Jonny Duddle, Football School and Zanib Mian With a very special message from MC Grammar, and the official World Book Day Song music video Hosted by Kenny Baraka!

This event will go live on Wednesday 3rd March @10:30- Click Here

 

National Programmes

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One picture every day supported with writing activities. The activities include questions to prompt discussions and activities.

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The Oak National Academy has created the Virtual School Library,  in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.

Every week a popular children’s author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top three recommended reads.

The first week features a book from Jacqueline Wilson and downloadable activities.

Please click on the link below –

Free Book

 

Looking for an exciting way to celebrate World Book Day with your class? Look no further!
You and your class are cordially invited to join Dr. Mandy Hartley, science communicator and author of The DNA Detectives: The Stone Age Mystery in an exciting online read-a long of the first chapter of the book. After the story, the children will learn what DNA is and how it can be used to identify suspects by collecting evidence from a crime scene. What’s more, they will have the chance to become ‘DNA Detectives’ themselves by helping Mandy solve a World Book Day crime together using their new knowledge and a series of clues. Who knows? One of your class might just help to catch a thief!
This webinar is suitable for children aged 7-14 as well as anyone who is interested in DNA and likes a good mystery.
They will be running a session for schools on Thursday, 4th March 4th from 10:00am-10:40amand the same session again for parents and children on Saturday, 6th March from 10:00am-10:40am.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER HERE FOR THE SCHOOL SESSION.
CLICK REGISTER HERE FOR THE PARENT AND CHILD SESSION.
Please share if you know any teachers or parents who may be interested in this session.

Want a fun way to get children excited about reading, while raising money for a great cause?

Pyjamarama is returning for a third time and will take place this year on Friday 14 May 2021.

Pyjamarama is all about getting children excited about reading, and fundraising to make sure every child gets their bedtime story.

The Book Trust are asking that children around the country, in schools and nurseries, and at home, spend a day reading, enjoying and sharing stories, all in the comfort of their pyjamas, and donate £1 to BookTrust to help all children have access to stories and to reading.

Osborne Publishing are offering some of their middle-grade ebooks on @kindle for the bargain price of £1.99 between 16th February and 9th March and The House with Chicken Legs is one of them

Please click on the link to purchase

 

 

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education is a UK based children’s literacy charity working with primary schools. CLPE’s whole school teaching units support you to unite your school around a common theme and end in a whole school celebration of children’s work. They work in partnership with a range of children’s publishers to put the very best children’s books at the heart of these units.

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The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to promote “a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry”.  They have produced several lesson plans to help inspire children’s interest in poetry.

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Take Wimpy Kid into your classroom with these specially created resources for teachers, designed to help you lead fun, focused and curriculum-linked lessons.

This quick and easy resource pack is the perfect way to get your class excited about books and to encourage independent reading skills.  There are also downloadable projects and activity sheets for children aged 7-11.

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Activities for in the classroom or at home

Fun resources to get your moving whilst you learn. From Homophones to inverted commas learn whilst your moving! Find all their videos here. 

Download activity packs for at home or in the classroom. More information can be found here.

Book Trust have created a variety of activity sheets and have story time and illustration videos to watch.

Find the activities here.

Find the videos here.

Vocabulary Ninja was created to offer exciting, time saving and evidence-based learning resources that have impact, particularly focusing on developing, deepening and widening a pupil’s vocabulary.

The FREE online games can be accessed by teachers, parents and pupils on any device with no adverts.

Please find the link below for the website-

https://games.vocabularyninja.co.uk/

Scholastic have a range of free English resources available for download from their web site.  Resources include games, activity sheets and stories.

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The National Literacy Trust are dedicated to raising literacy levels across the UK.

They work to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities, where one in three people have low levels of literacy.

They have a range of free resources available on their web site:

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