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Helping families to support their child’s learning from home

We rely on the generous support of local individuals, communities and businesses to continue the work of Read On Nottingham.

There are lots of ways you can help support our work, from volunteering as a Literacy Champion to running a fundraising event.

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  • A third of children in Nottingham start school without the reading skills they need

    Last year, 32% of five-year-olds in Nottingham did not have the reading and writing skills expected for their age by the time they started school.

  • Almost half of teenagers in Nottingham leave school without good grades in English and maths

    46% of GCSE pupils in Nottingham failed to achieve level 4-9 in English language and maths last year.

  • Two constituencies in Nottingham are in the top 20 most vulnerable to literacy need in the country

    National Literacy Trust and Experian research found that out of England's 533 constituencies, Nottingham North and Nottingham East rank 8th and 15th for greatest literacy need.

How you can help

  • With many Nottingham families learning at home, we need your help encouraging and inspiring families online to engage with reading and writing.
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  • We rely on the generous support of individuals, schools, communities and businesses to continue our vital work to transform children’s lives through literacy.
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  • Your support is the reason we are able to keep working with disadvantaged families across the UK. Donate today and help us give even more children the literacy skills to succeed in life.
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