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WIMBLEDON BOOKFEST’S
EDUCATIONWORK
HOWBOOKFEST
WORKS WITH
CHILDREN AND
YOUNG PEOPLE
Wimbledon BookFest
is proud to work with
almost 70 local primary
and secondary schools
annually to deliver a
programme of events
and projects that develop
literary skills and soft skills
for employability and
educational development.
• Author Events
Author events as motivators to encourage
literacy
• Free Books Initiative
A gifting programme for those with socio-
economic needs to improve literacy
• Young Writers’ Competition
Encouraging and publishing poetry and prose
for primary & secondary school children
• Filmmaking
Learning filmmaking and journalism skills
Beanstalk
partnership
Running volunteer reading programmes
in schools
• Book Clubs in Schools
BookFest has launched a partnership with
Book Clubs in Schools, which focuses on peer
to peer reading and support
• Debates
Hosting the Merton heats of the
Debating
Matters
national competition
• Sixth Form Panel
Programming and running student events
• Stewarding & Volunteering
Opportunities for sixth formers in local schools
LEAD EDUCATION
N SPONSORS
Poet Laureate
Carol Ann Duffy, with
2016 Young Writers’
Competition Winner
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