A top Bradford boxer has helped pupils learn the joys of reading after he visited their school to talk about his favourite book.
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Our new research reveals the positive power of podcasts on children’s reading, as lockdown sees rise in listenershipOur new research shows that podcasts can be used to support children’s learning, giving them greater access to a whole world of topics inside and outside of the classroom.
Cressida Cowell supports the Read On. Get On. campaign to narrow the gender gap in children’s readingThe Read On. Get On. coalition has launched a new report and some exciting resources from Cressida Cowell today, with a focus on closing the gender gap in children’s reading.
NewsRead moreManchester will be home to a trail of iconic BookBenches across the city next summer, in a drive to get the city reading and improve literacy levels. ResourceView detailsDownload our free football themed short story for Years 3 and 4, written for us by children's author Tom Palmer. ResearchView detailsRead our analysis of children and young people's reading habits in the light of whether or not they receive free school meals. ResearchView detailsIn 2019, with support from McDonald’s, we developed a version of our Annual Literacy Survey for younger children aged 5 to 8 to gain an insight into their reading and writing... ResearchView detailsDo children in 2016 still send postcards when they go on holiday? Who is most likely to do so and what, if any, are the relationships between writing postcards and writing in general? NewsRead moreThe Peterborough Literacy Campaign has been boosted with 2,900 ‘Christopher Crocodile’ books by Graham Purcell thanks to SureStore self storage of Langtoft who donated them to... NewsRead moreOur survey of 56,905 children and young people found that those who are the most engaged with reading are more likely to read both on paper and on screen than their peers.