24th - 30th September 2018 

Costa Coffee will hosts it's annual Reading Week in September 2018 in 650 stores across the UK.  
Everyone is invited to attend and children can sit with a Costa Coffee representative to read in store and enjoy a free Babychino or soft drink... 
Adults accompanying the children will also receive a free beverage!  
Costa Reading Week 
Your local Costa store will be holding a Costa Reading Week between 24th and 30th September 2018 between the times of 3.30pm and 5.30pm.  
Parents, children and teachers who visit their local participating Costa store to take part in Reading Week activities will be offered a free beverage whilst enjoying a special range of activities which include; 
a) The Reduce, Reuse, Recycle story to read, especially created for Costa for Reading Week and featuring a new story from Barney & Echo, all about Recycling and responsibility in our communities. 
b) A special Environmental activities booklet to complete. This is to help stimulate young minds to begin to think about their environment and how sustainability can impact their choices. 
1. The Barney and Echo Project 
The emphasis for this PSHE project is Sparky’s Big Idea, a Barney and Echo story from the Police Community Clubs all about the environment. Go to for further information about the project and to see a sample of the book and resources. 
Sparky’s Big Idea Project will be delivered free-of-charge to your school on between the 5th & 8th September 2017 by The Manager from your local Costa outlet. They will be in touch with you to arrange a suitable day and time for delivery between the 5th & 8th September. 
Your delivery will consist of; 
60 copies of Sparky's Big Idea, a wonderful A5 full-colour story and workbook. 
A teacher workbook outlining how to deliver the project with expected outcomes. 
A set of 4 x A4 full colour posters to be displayed in your classroom. 
A one-act play that can be rehearsed and delivered to pupils and/or parents as desired. 
A set of stickers highlighting the project for individual pupils. 
Access to the Dizzy Heights platform game for i-pad and i-phone. 
3. The Community Education Awards 
The opportunity for your school to enter your Sparky’s Big Idea project or any other relevant project to the Community Education Awards for countrywide recognition; see for reference. Entry to the 2018 Awards opens in July 2017. 
Entry into a Community Education Award is free-of-charge to all UK schools. 
4. Keep Britain Tidy 
Keep Britain Tidy will be in touch to talk to you about the Great British Spring Clean in Spring 2018 and how your school can become a Keep Britain Tidy Eco-School. For more information go to 
This is a very exciting and worthwhile project for schools across the UK and we are thrilled that your school have chosen to get involved. 
If you have any questions please call us on 0330 016 0060 or e-mail 
Thank you again and I hope the project proves to be a big success in your school. 
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