Partnerships and Supporters

The Stephen Spender Trust reaches thousands of young people each year, bringing creative translation and inclusive international literature into schools and community settings. We are committed to working in partnership with educational and arts organisations who share our mission, and are grateful to all our partners, to those who fund our programmes, and to our school partners.


Association for Language Learning

The Children’s Bookshow

Comma Press

National Centre for Writing

New Writing North

Pop Up Projects CIC

The Queen’s College Translation Exchange



Arts Council England

British Council

The Bjornson and Prodan Foundation

The Derek Hill Foundation

The Foyle Foundation

John Lyon’s Charity

The John S Cohen Foundation

The Old Possum’s Practical Trust

The Polonsky Foundation

The Rothschild Foundation


School partners

SST has run workshops in hundreds of schools since 2010. Our current school partners are listed below:

Attleborough Academy, Norfolk

Bourne End Academy, Bourne End

Brookmead Primary School, Leighton Buzzard
City of Norwich School

Cressex Community School, High Wycombe

Dr Challoner’s High School, Little Chalfont

EIFA International School, London

Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fakenham Academy, Norfolk

Highcrest Academy, High Wycombe

Hollingworth Academy, Rochdale

Larkmead School, Abingdon

Lord Williams’s School, Thame

Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill

Notre Dame High School, Norwich

Notting Hill and Ealing High School, London

Oak Green Primary, Aylesbury

Polish Saturday School, Amersham

Polish Saturday School, Oxford

Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe

Sir Thomas Fremantle, Winslow

Sir William Borlase’s School, Marlow

Sir William Ramsay School, High Wycombe

St Christopher’s Primary, Oxford

St Edward’s Junior School, Aylesbury

St Louis Junior School, Aylesbury
Sprowston Community Academy, Norwich

The Bicester School, Bicester

The Mandeville School, Aylesbury

The Westgate School, Slough

Turnfurlong Junior School, Aylesbury

Waddesdon C of E School, Waddesdon