Skip to content

We use necessary cookies that allow our site to work. We also set optional cookies that help us improve our website.

For more information about the types of cookies we use, and to manage your preferences, visit our Cookies policy here.

Cookie settings

Impact report 2020

Girl gets book.jpg

The experience of inequality during the crisis has given a new focus and impetus to our work. Our commitment to our mission has never been stronger.

Jonathan Douglas, Chief Executive

Our impact in 2019/2020

  • We supported the literacy of 268,490 children through our programmes and activities.
  • 97% of teachers who took part in our Literacy for Learning programme said it improved their understanding of disciplinary literacy.
  • We gifted 196,161 free books through our programmes and community-based activity, including during lockdown.
  • Our new Family Zone platform helped 400,000 parents support their children’s literacy during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • We launched Birmingham Stories, Doncaster Stories and Get Blackpool Reading.
  • 98% of teachers thought our Young Readers Programme had a positive impact on their students’ reading enjoyment.

Read the full report to find out more!

Download impact report 2019/2020
Back to top