Impact report

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Our impact in 2018/19:

  • We worked with 43,913 pupils, encouraging them to read and write for pleasure and purpose
  • We gifted 239,894 brand new books through our programmes, community work and competitions
  • We gave 2,087 teachers engaging literacy resources and tools through our membership and delivered training to 450 teachers
  • We gave 1,825 families the knowledge, skills and confidence to support their child’s language development at home
  • We gave 1,016 secondary school students the communication skills and confidence they need for the world of work
  • We inspired 73 businesses to prioritise literacy through the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2018
  • 60,654 children and young people took part in our annual literacy survey and we released four research reports with the findings
  • Our campaigning had a media reach of 337m and an equivalent advertising value of £8.1m. Our Twitter followers reached 70k and our Facebook likes rose to 11.5k