ResearchView detailsThis report outlines findings from our 2021 Annual Literacy Survey, alongside children and young people’s perceptions of their writing during the first lockdown and subsequent... ResearchView detailsThis report outlines children and young people's letter writing attitudes in behaviours, and how they were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ResearchView detailsTo support National Poetry Day on 4 October 2018, we were commissioned to conduct the first ever national survey of children and young people’s views on poetry in England.
What else we know about writing
- 3 in 5 (62.5%) young people who play video games write something relating to video games once a month. Find out more.
- By the age of 11, more boys than girls left primary school not reading (31% vs 22%) and writing (26% vs 17%) at the expected level for their age. Find out more.
- Almost 9 in 10 (86.8%) teachers believe technology can engage pupils with reading, writing, speaking and listening, specifically in terms of motivation, enjoyment and confidence. Read more.