Spark

Spark is a programme for special schools designed to inspire a love of stories and books in children with additional needs.

Please note that to be eligible for Spark, you must be a special school based in England.

Registration for Spark 2017/18 is now closed. 

Thank you for your interest in Spark. Unfortunately registration is now closed, however you can still apply for our Special School Library Pack. This includes; a fantastic selection of 10 books, specially chosen to meet a range of reading needs, as well as activities and guidance for each book to support practitioners to make reading fun and accessible for all!

You can also check out our Bookmark section of the website, which is full of advice, book recommendations, resources and blogs on disability and children's books.

Finally, you can also use our Bookfinder to find some great books.

Spark books

Spark aims to:

  • enable practitioners to engage students with books and storytelling
  • engage students with books and storytelling
  • develop a love of books and stories amongst children with additional needs

In Spark, we have included a range of resources to suit both primary and secondary aged children, depending on the needs of your pupils. We have included two books in the pack to support you to engage students and inspire a love of reading.

Find out more about this year's Spark books and resources

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