• ReadingZone Festival 2017

    Monday, January 23, 2017

    ReadingZone will be visiting schools in Surrey as part of the ReadingZone Festival 2017, giving more than 3,000 children the chance to meet authors and find out about books and creative writing.

  • ReadingZone Festival supporters

    Monday, January 23, 2017

    We wouldn't be able to reach all these children without the support of our festival sponsors, and the support of publishers and the authors and illustrators themselves, who help make the festival possible.

  • Discounted copies of Welcome to Nowhere

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    ReadingZone is offering specially discounted sets of Elizabeth Laird's new novel, Welcome to Nowhere (Macmillan Children's Books), to help schools to share this powerful and timely story with their pupils.

  • 500 Words competition

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    The BBC's popular short story writing competition, 500 Words, is back and is inviting children aged five to 13 years to send in their short stories! The competition closes at 7pm on Thursday 23rd February.

  • We're giving away Reading Group sets!

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    We have some wonderful sets of books to give away to reading groups this month, across primary and secondary schools, including The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson and Ross Welford's What Not To Do If You Turn Invisible!

  • Short story competition for Surrey schools

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    A short story competition has been launched by the Warwick School in Surrey school for local students in the borough of Reigate and Banstead. The competition is open to those in Years five to nine and stories must be set in the local area.

  • Help Katie Thistleton with her new book!

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Can you help television presenter Katie Thistleton who is writing a new agony-aunt style book for children and teenagers? Free posters are available for schools.

  • The future for teacher training conference

    Friday, January 20, 2017

    An upcoming Westminster Education Forum seminar on 2nd March will explore Initial Teacher Education in England, including implementing the core content framework and the future of Qualified Teacher Status.