Impact report

Our impact in 2015/16:

  • We directly supported the literacy of 103,465 children through our programmes
  • We supported literacy in 6,453 schools and 133 early years settings
  • 32,569 children and young people took part in our annual literacy survey and we released four research reports with the findings
  • We launched ‘Read Manchester’ to boost literacy throughout the city and continued work in our National Literacy Trust Hubs in Middlesbrough, Bradford and Peterborough
  • We inspired 44 businesses to prioritise literacy and sign the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2016
  • Our campaigning had a media reach of 243m and an equivalent advertising value of £4.2m
  • We grew our Twitter followers by 33% to 40,380 and our Facebook likes by 19% to 7,877
  • 566,477 people visited our website for literary resources, tools, research and news, and 181,200 resources were downloaded

State of the Nation and Impact Report 2015/16

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