The Stephen Spender Prize for poetry, in association with The Guardian, is now open for entries. This annual competition is the ideal activity for remote learning, and this year there are lots of virtual resources to make it fully accessible from home. Deadline 17 July.
The 100 Great Black Britons home school competition is open to all age groups and is a fantastic way for children, young people and adults to learn more about the legacy and achievements of Black people in Britain.
Dozens of landmarks across the country will be lit up blue this evening to mark 72 years since the founding of the NHS. Ahead of the health service's anniversary on Sunday, people are being encouraged to take part in a weekend of celebration and remembrance.