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01 September 2019

Space Chase Comment Cards: Children

Use these comments cards to collect feedback from children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge. This download includes English and Welsh options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries...

01 September 2019

Space Chase Comment Cards: Parents and Carers

Use these comments cards to collect feedback on the Summer Reading Challenge from parents and carers. This download contains English and Welsh options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries should...

09 July 2019

Space Chase Family Favourites Activity Sheet

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge for children celebrates 50 years since the first Moon landing, making it the perfect theme to inspire readers of all ages. Use this activity sheet to create a record of the books you’re enjoying and to...

04 July 2019

Space Chase Activity Sheets

Download activity sheets for children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019, including wordsearches, sudoku puzzles and anagrams. This download also includes answer sheets. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019....

01 July 2019

Space Chase game: dice and counters

Download this activity sheet to make dice and counters for the Space Chase Rockets and Comets game! Cut out the templates or design your own counters to create everything you need to play the game. You can also find this resource on...

21 June 2019

Space Chase Information Leaflet: British Council

Download the family information leaflet for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Reading Challenge. It explains how the Challenge works and the benefits of taking part. Please note: These...

21 June 2019

Space Chase Certificate: British Council

Download the reward certificate for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. This certificate can be awarded to children who complete the Challenge. Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this content you...

21 June 2019

Space Chase A3 Poster: British Council

Download the A3 promotional poster for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this content you must log in to the website using the details...

18 June 2019

Space Chase Promotional Video Trailers

Watch the video trailer for Space Chase, the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Follow the links underneath each video to view the trailer on YouTube, where you can find more options to share and embed each video. If you do not have access...

07 June 2019

Space Chase Press Release Template

This press release template can be customised with local logos and information to promote the Summer Reading Challenge in your authority. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries should contact...

31 May 2019

Summer Reading Challenge Registration Cards

Record the details of children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge with these registration cards. If your authority uses the registration cards to process data about participants, then staff should be advised to collect, store, share and destroy the cards in...

31 May 2019

Space Chase Name Tags: English

Children can choose a character and use these tags to chart their progress on Summer Reading Challenge wall displays. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading...

29 May 2019

Space Chase Reader Review Bookmarks: English

Children can choose a character and use these bookmarks to review their Summer Reading Challenge reads. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019....

29 May 2019

Space Chase Recommend to a Friend Bookmarks: English

Children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge can colour in these Space Chase bookmarks and fill them out to recommend books to friends. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019....

24 May 2019

Space Chase Training Presentation

Train your library staff and volunteers and set goals for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with this presentation. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities...

23 May 2019

Space Chase colouring sheets

Four activity sheets featuring Space Chase characters for children to colour in. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s) for access.

23 May 2019

Space Chase document borders

Download these starry Space Chase borders to add to your Summer Reading Challenge resources. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s) for...

23 May 2019

Space Chase Treasure Hunt

Download a pdf version of the Space Chase character treasure hunt. This bundle contains 10 colour character sheets for you to print and hide, plus an activity sheet for children to fill in as they find each character (available in colour...

17 May 2019

Space Chase colour in activity sheet

Use this colour in activity sheet to send children home with a personalised Summer Reading Challenge invitation.

08 May 2019

"Ask Me About" Space Chase badges

Download these badges for library staff and volunteers. They can be printed on to self-adhesive paper or added to blanks and badge holders. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries...

25 April 2019

Space Chase: A Guide to the Core Pack and Characters

This resource is for library authorities running Space Chase. It introduces all the main characters and explains how the core pack and collector stickers go together. Download this guide to share with library staff and volunteers running the Challenge. This guide is...

18 April 2019

Space Chase Photos: England

Download photographs to promote the Summer Reading Challenge. Photos must be credited: Photos © Dave Warren 2019 for The Reading Agency with thanks to Pancras Square Library Please ensure you have read the branding guidelines (available at the link below) before using these...

03 April 2019

Space Chase Clip Art: PNG files

Download clip art for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. This resource contains PNG files suitable for online resources and items requiring a transparent background. JPEG files suitable for print materials are available to download at the link below. Please ensure you have read...

22 March 2019

Space Chase Clip Art: JPEG files

Download clip art for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. This resource contains JPEG files suitable for print materials. PNG files suitable for online resources and items requiring a transparent background are available to download at the link below. Please ensure you...

08 March 2019

Space Chase Branding Guidelines

This document sets out the guidelines for libraries when using the Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019 artwork and resources. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Libraries should contact their...

12 June 2018

Book Discussion Cards

Use these book discussion cards to help children talk about their books. You can place them on a table and before speaking to a member of staff or volunteer, children can decide which card to take with them, and...

03 July 2017

Animal Agents Chatterbooks Activity Pack

Here is a Chatterbooks activity pack to accompany this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents. It features some of the fabulous books in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge collection.

17 October 2014

The Summer Reading Challenge gets children reading on the bus in East India

According to Vice Principal of KiiT International School in Bhubaneswar, East India, children no longer sleep on the bus, they read. And it’s all thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place in countries all over the...

17 October 2014

3,500 children take part in the Summer Reading Challenge in Thailand

The British Council has been running the Summer Reading Challenge in Thailand for the last 6 years and the children involved always look forward to it. This year was the biggest yet with almost 3,500 children from all over the...