This report explores the role that digital tools and resources can play in addressing the gender and disadvantage gap in young people’s literacy attitudes and outcomes, combining...
ResearchView details NewsRead moreThe reading habits of more than a million children have been analysed in two extensive new studies from the University of Dundee. NewsRead moreWe've published new research today which indicates comedy could play an important role in engaging children and young people, particularly boys, in reading and writing... BlogRead postCressida Cowell, children’s author of the award-winning How to Train Your Dragon series, explains why we need to get our children to love reading. ResearchView detailsThis report outlines findings from our tenth Annual Literacy Survey relating to children and young people’s reading in 2020, in addition to findings from our survey of children and... ResearchView detailsThis report focuses on the potential differences between boys and girls in terms of their views of communication skills, their confidence in using them and the importance they place... NewsRead more
Our new research with Puffin shows a rise in children’s reading during lockdown has supported their mental wellbeing and inspired them to dream bigWe launch new research on children’s reading in lockdown with Puffin plus a free guide for parents with children’s own top tips for sustaining a love of reading over the summer.
Success storyView detailsGirlington Primary School in Bradford ran Premier League Reading Stars during the summer term with significant impact on pupils' reading abilty and attitudes. NewsRead morePippi Longstocking burst into children’s lives 75 years ago and has inspired generation after generation to seek adventures and follow their dreams. ResearchView detailsThis report outlines children and young people's feelings about reading in early 2021, a period that coincided with the third national lockdown in the UK.