“Enhancing reading and writing through sports reporting”

Literacy Kicks is a schools programme that engages children in reading and writing by taking them inside the exciting world of sports journalism

Available as a six-week programme or individual sessions for both primary and secondary schools, it presents innovative, authentic writing tasks for them to complete.

Developed alongside experienced teachers, it incorporates elements of research, note-taking, editing, working under pressure and interviews with the key figures involved, while including anecdotes from two decades of working at leading sporting events.