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No Pens Day Resources

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No Pens Day Wednesday encourages schools and settings to put down their pens and to run a day of speaking and listening activities. We provide everything to run your day, which you can download for free here!

We are pleased to announce that No Pens Day Wednesday 2016 will take place on Wednesday 5th October 2016! However, you can run your day whenever suits you best, the resources stay on the site all year round.

No Pens Day Wednesday  2015 reached a total of over 4,800 schools and settings who had signed up to take part in the event since it started in 2011. Find out more about the impact the day had on these schools and settings here with our evaluation findings!

To take part and find out more, complete this short sign up form to be taken directly to the free resources page and get immediate access to the range of free materials we've produced for the event across the last 4 years.

You'll find lesson plans, activity ideas, homework, information for parents, information for staff, assembly ideas and much much more available across early years settings, primary, secondary and special schools. Register here to access everything for free!

We have also produced our brand new 2016 Activity Pack which you can download here. The pack will tell you how to get involved and how to plan your No Pens Day Wednesday whatever your setting! Also keep your eyes peeled for some new resources from the Trust soon!