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Our blogs are written by staff members on a wide range of literacy issues. We welcome your ideas and feedback, so please add your comments.

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  • 02Dec2015
    Teaching literacy through film

    This guest blog written by Simon Pile, Assistant Headteacher, Anson Primary School explores how film can be used to boost literacy skills.

    Posted by Danielle Wright | 2 Comments

  • 04Nov2015
    The essential early years

    Following the recent release of the latest Early Years Foundation Stage Profile results, Early Years Project Manager Charlotte Billington explores the importance of supporting the youngest children with their emerging literacy skills

    Posted by Charlotte Billington | 1 Comment

  • 08Oct2015
    National Poetry Day: the impact of poetry in the classroom

    Erin Barnes, Schools Project Manager for Picture the Poet, explores how poetry can help engage pupils and how it benefits writing in other areas of the curriculum.

    Posted by Danielle Wright | 0 Comments

  • 16Sep2015
    The power of the right book

    A guest blog from author Dan Freedman, who supports our Premier League Reading Stars programme.

    Posted by Danielle Wright | 1 Comment

  • 07Sep2015
    Discovery beyond words

    To mark International Literacy Day, a global day to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and society, National Literacy Trust Project Manager Hannah Howard shares her first hand experience of the power of literacy.

    Posted by Hannah Howard | 0 Comments

  • 01Sep2015
    Inspiration for the new school year from the National Literacy Trust Network

    The new academic year is upon us! If you’re reviewing your literacy provision and are looking for some inspiration, the National Literacy Trust Network has a wealth of resources and ideas for you.

    Posted by Gemma Niebieszczanski | 0 Comments

  • 26Aug2015
    He looked at the book. Then his face changed.

    A guest blog from author Tom Palmer, who supports our Premier League Reading Stars (PLRS) programme.

    Posted by Danielle Wright | 0 Comments

  • 07Aug2015
    Premier League Reading Stars: the best signing you’ll make this summer

    As the new football season kicks off, turn football fans into reading fans with Premier League Reading Stars.

    Posted by Danielle Wright | 0 Comments

  • 04Aug2015
    Literacy changes lives

    Honor Wilson-Fletcher MBE is on our Board of Trustrees and Chief Executive of the Aldridge Foundation, a charity we are working with on our Literacy for Life Programme. She shares her thoughts on the power of literacy and the importance of a whole-school

    Posted by Clare Bolton | 0 Comments

  • 16Jul2015
    The power of story

    Strategic Lead for School Improvement Susan Aykin highlights the fundamental power of story and its role in our Literacy for Life programme.

    Posted by Danielle Wright | 0 Comments


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