Twinkl, a leading educational publisher, has been recognised with the announcement that it has won a prestigious award at the Education Resource Awards (ERA) 2016 in the Primary non ICT category for their scheme of work for the 2014 curriculum - Twinkl PlanIt.

Winners were announced at the annual ERA awards on Friday 18th March at the formal dinner event at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, which is linked to the Education Show held every year at the NEC. The award ceremony is organised by The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) in association with Brilliant Marketing Solutions and showcases leading providers of educational resources as well as innovation within education led by teachers, schools and businesses. Each year, the award winners are chosen by an independent panel of expert judges, most of whom are teaching professionals, who select winners based on value for money, the innovative nature of the resource, the impact on teaching and learning and how the resource supported the every day life and work of teachers and pupils.

Twinkl ( provides instant access to a complete range of teacher created, engaging and inspiring teaching materials. Twinkl's award winning entry - Twinkl PlanIt - is a scheme of work that has been written to address the aims of the 2014
Curriculum and to help ease the current teacher workload crisis by providing ready made materials so teachers don't have to recreate the wheel. It includes detailed lesson plans, lesson presentations, creative and differentiated lesson activities and resources, home learning tasks, challenge cards, fact cards, eye catching display packs, key vocabulary grids and formative assessment materials.

What the judges said about Twinkl and Twinkl PlanIt-

"Twinkl is an innovative site which wraps up display resources with many engaging activities! The impact on learning for teachers is huge especially as the activities are so engaging. Judges commented that Twinkl PlanIt will significantly cut time needed for preparation and planning and will allow teachers to concentrate on the teaching and learning."

Jonathan Seaton, CEO of Twinkl says:-

"Twinkl is, and always has been about one thing: supporting the teaching community. As such, I am proud to accept this award of behalf of both the Twinkl team, and the wider teaching community, who continue to help us to develop exceptional new content, every day. Twinkl PlanIt is a shining example of how learning materials should be created, and we will continue to work incessantly to improve lives, worldwide."

Twinkl PlanIt is available as part of the Platinum Plus subscription package. Twinkl PlanIt can also be bought by schools as part of the Schools Plus subscription.


Facts and Figures about Twinkl Educational Publishing

250,000+ resources for ages 0 – 18

13m unique page views per month

1.4 million email subscribers

200,000 social media followers

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