Teaching Resources

Download teaching resource packs and learning resources created by National Writing Day partners, for use with Key Stages 1 through to 5.

Find lesson plans, short writing prompts as well as direction for onward pathways for young writers to help them continue writing, including writing competitions and regular events hosted by our partners.

Poetry & the Natural World
Poetry & the Natural World

This resource offers ideas for writing poetry of the natural world, with particular emphasis on working with children. Created by Felicity Ferguson & Ross Young – national writing representatives for The UKLA (United Kingdom Literacy Association) and founders of Literacy For Pleasure.

Poetry & the Natural World

BBC Teach: Creative Writing Teaching Resources
BBC Teach: Creative Writing Teaching Resources

Multimedia activities for primary and secondary schools.  Created by BBC Teach especially for National Writing Day. Featuring Joseph Coelho, Anthony Horowitz, Kate Humble, Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Tony Walsh, Simon Armitage, Live Lessons and Stories by the Sea.

BBC Teach: Creative Writing Teaching Resources