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What else we know about Early Years and literacy
- Fewer parents engaged in home learning activities (for example chatting to and reading with their children) in 2021 compared with 2019. Find out more.
- Although children from disadvantaged backgrounds read printed stories less frequently than their peers, they look at or read stories on a touchscreen more frequently. Find out more.