Free online groups for new and expectant dads during Covid-19

Dads have a critical impact on babies, but during the Covid-19 pandemic, fathers face significant extra challenges. FIND OUT MORE


Anansi the Spider

Anansi the Spider Re-spun (episodes 1-3) is available absolutely Free from the Unicorn Theatre until the 31st October. To find out more please watch the video below.


Amazing Achievements

As part of Black History Month, Ann Bernadt and Nell Gwynn Nursery have chosen to celebrate the life and amazing achievements of three remarkable black women. These are Mae Jemison, Gladys West and Juliana Rotich. The great efforts and determination of these inspiring women helped shape the world as we know it. Find out more about them below. Mae Jemison: Mae Carol Jemison is
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Julián is a Mermaid – Story Read Aloud

Enjoy the first read of Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, read by Ashley Montgomery with the Rollins Center for Language and Literacy. This first read focuses on explaining the key events of the story and pushing in the target vocabulary words.


Black Lives Matter Book List

Please find below a list of books aimed at 0-4 year olds written by black authors. https://cdn.literacytrust.org.uk/media/documents/Book_list_ages_0-4.pdf


The Virtual Library

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron of the Literacy Trust launched the Virtual School Library, part of our new digital initiative to support the literacy of children who have been most adversely affected by COVID-19. The Virtual School Library will help primary schools give children access to books all year round, while our new Words for Life platform will help families support their children’s literacy at home. The websites are
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Fatherhood Newsletter – Aug 2020

Share your experience of NHS maternity care during lockdown Becoming a parent, especially for the first time, is amazing – but it can also be stressful and scary. NHS maternity units have been restricting men’s access both pre- and postnatally since the start of lockdown, but restrictions have varied geographically, and their impact is unknown…. READ MORE. CLICK HERE


Road Safety Week launches

NO NEED TO SPEED! We are delighted to announce that Road Safety Week will take place from 16–22 November 2020. This year’s theme is No Need To Speed, encouraging everyone to learn the true impact of speed on our safety. Make a difference in your area by joining this year’s campaign. Register for a free action pack to access resources, guidance and educational tools available for individuals, communities,
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The Big Butterfly Count

Help us take nature’s pulse by joining the Big Butterfly Count. The Big Butterfly Count is a UK-wide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) we see. To take part, CLICK HERE.


Super Summer Reads!

Boost your bookshelf with our July competitions We’ve been busy putting together our pick of the best new holiday reads. There is the magical new picture book from Julia Donaldson, The Teeny Weeny Genie, illustrated by Anna Currey, the incredible graphic novel, When Stars Are Scattered by Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson, depicting life in a refugee camp through the eyes of a child and a brand new drawing activity book by Rob Biddulph,
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