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500 Words and Oxford Dictionaries for Children

Oxford Children's Dictionaries have once again teamed up with BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show and Chris Evans' 500 WORDS – the nationwide competition to find the most talented young writers! Download your free Learning Resource Pack now.

Oxford Children's Dictionaries have once again teamed up with BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show and Chris Evans' 500 WORDS – the nationwide competition to find the most talented young writers! Download your free Learning Resource Pack now.

We're delighted to be partnering with the new 500 Words: Black Lives Matter story-writing competition. Open to ages 5-13, submissions will be open from 29th June - 3rd July, and our language experts will be collecting and analyzing every story received to better understand children's language and inform learning. Find out more & how to get involved.

500 WORDS & our dictionaries

Children's Dictionaries

Children's Word of the Year 2020

Children's language

500 WORDS: in the press

500 Words in the press

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