Literacy for LearningLiteracy for Learning is our whole-school literacy improvement programme for secondary teachers and leaders.Learn more
Skills AcademyCatch up with Skills Academy!Following lockdown, more students than ever will need support with their English skills and many will be behind their peers and need to catch...Learn more
Words for WorkWords for Work is the National Literacy Trust’s flagship literacy and employability programme.Learn more
Young City PoetsYoung City Poets gives pupils the opportunity to visit famous cultural venues in their city, using the visits to inspire poetry.Learn more
ResourceView detailsThis yearly compilation of recent research and policy developments in literacy supports busy practitioners to build evidence-based practice. ResourceView detailsUse this presentation to support and train subject staff about how to embed grammar teaching across the secondary curriculum.
Language and Literacy within the Curriculum CPDDevelop literacy teaching across the secondary curriculum and get your students writing like experts in their subject.Learn more
Understanding Literacy for GCSEs: Teaching disciplinary literacyExplore language features of different subjects and develop skills to embed literacy in your teaching.Learn more
Reading for Pleasure CPDEngage with research and develop sustainable strategies to embed a culture of reading in your school and classroom.Learn more
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ResearchView detailsOur new research finds that an increase in children and young people listening to podcasts during lockdown could have led to wider benefits for their reading engagement, with... ResearchView detailsThis report outlines findings from our survey exploring young people’s literacy-related interactions both within, and in relation to, video games. ResearchView details
Exploring the literacy-related behaviours and feelings of pupils eligible for free school meals in relation to their use of and access to school librariesThis paper from the National Literacy Trust and Nottingham Trent University explores how children on free school meals use their school library and how this links to their literacy...