Education Recovery – Schools programmes

Highly engaging, fully-funded and evaluated programmes to motivate children and young people in all aspects of literacy

Enrich your literacy teaching

We provide a range of support for you to deliver a holistic, broad and creative recovery curriculum and develop your pupils' confidence and motivation around reading, writing and communication. Every academic year we deliver at least 50 programmes across the country. You can find out more about the ones we are recruiting for now below, or read further information on our programmes.

  • Newswise paper illustration

    NewsWise

    Through NewsWise, we help teachers empower pupils to access, understand, analyse and participate in the news.
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  • Game Changers banner image

    Game Changers

    Just 1% of pupils in alternative provision achieve a good pass in their English and Maths GCSEs. We’re working to level the playing field through the power of football.
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  • Girl posting letter

    My Dear New Friend

    Writing letters for your local care home can help to combat loneliness among older adults while increasing pupils' motivation to write.
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  • Words for Work

    Words for Work: KS3

    Business volunteers bring workplace communication into the classroom to unlock students' speaking and listening skills. Currently seeking to work with schools in Havant and London.
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  • Dream big cloud

    Words for Work: Dream Big Engineering

    Supporting Key Stage 1 pupils to develop literacy skills, raise aspirations and challenge stereotypes. Currently seeking to work with schools in South Shields and Middlesbrough.
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  • Young City Poets Barbican Adventure

    Young Birmingham Poets

    Learn more about our poetry project for Birmingham schools for 2021/22.
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    Young Nottingham Poets

    Learn more about our poetry project for Nottingham schools for 2021/22.
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  • Bronte Parsonage Museum

    Young Bradford Poets

    Learn more about our poetry project for Bradford schools for 2021/22.
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  • Young City Poets Barbican Adventure

    Young City Poets (London)

    Learn more about our poetry project for London schools for 2021/22.
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  • Puffin World of Stories

    Puffin World of Stories

    Run in partnership with Puffin, supporting primary schools to reinvigorate school libraries and reading spaces and champion reading for pleasure.
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Deliver your recovery curriculum

Discover further support for helping you to close the literacy learning gaps

Explore all options in our Education Recovery area