Bookbuzz timeline

A helpful guide to the key dates for running Bookbuzz 2020.

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Key dates for Bookbuzz 2020

Wednesday 4 March 2020
Registration opens for schools.

Monday 1 June 2020
The booklist is announced.

Friday 9 October 2020
The final deadline for registration and extra students.

Friday 16 October 2020
Payment deadline.

Monday 14 September 2020
Book ordering opens.

Early September 2020
Registered schools that pay by Friday 31 July start receiving their Bookbuzz launch packs in early September.

Friday 27 November 2020
Final deadline for book orders. Schools who do not place their orders by this date will receive a selection of Bookbuzz titles in the new year.

Books arrive before the end of the autumn term *
As long as you order your books by the end of October you will receive your books no later than the end of the autumn term.

* Due to the on-going situation with Covid-19, some of our publishing partners are still working with a reduced capacity. This has affected the supply to our warehouse, causing delays for us in sending out launch packs and books.

Please be assured we’re working hard to try and get everything out to all schools as quickly as possible and are very sorry for any impact this may have for your students.

If you have already received your launch pack but not yet selected your books, please do so as soon as possible via the Bookbuzz portal.

If you haven’t yet received your launch pack, we will get it to you as soon as we can.

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Bookbuzz FAQs

If you have a question about Bookbuzz then check our FAQs

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