BookTrust announces new Writer in Residence

Award-winning author SF Said has today (Monday 20th February) been announced as the new Writer in Residence at the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, BookTrust. He will be taking up the role from 1st March 2023.    SF Said is the author of award-winning children’s books including Tyger, Phoenix and Varjak Paw

New writing competition for schools

The National Literacy Trust, the acclaimed-stage musical Wicked and award-winning author Sharna Jackson, have invited UK schools to take part in a new writing competition that challenges pupils to change our world for the better.  ‘Be the Change’, inspired by the themes in one of the most well-known songs from the

British Beauty Council launches educational initiative

A new programme to showcase expression in the beauty industry has been launched by the British Beauty Council to schools across England to inspire and educate young people.  The hair and beauty industry supports almost six hundred thousand jobs – that’s one in every 60 in the UK – and these