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01Jun2010Starbucks and Walker Books support National Literacy Trust campaign with free books
To celebrate the launch of the National Literacy Trust’s new Tell Me a Story campaign, Starbucks is giving its Starbucks Card customers the opportunity to win prizes for themselves and their local primary school.
26May2010New research reveals more young people own a mobile phone than a book
National Literacy Trust launches new campaign this Family Week Story Time.
21Apr2010Get your World Cup (tool)kit on in time for the big kick-off
National Literacy Trust and children’s author Tom Palmer launch free football-inspired literacy resource.
14Apr2010New research reveals a third of boys struggle to find books that interest them
A new study by the National Literacy Trust* of 17,089 pupils aged from eight to 16 has revealed that almost one-third (32.3%) of boys agree with the statement ‘I can’t find anything to read that interests me’.
18Mar2010Footballers sign to Reading Stars club
SPL players champion literacy programme for its second year.
08Mar2010National Literacy Trust announces involvement in new campaign to boost children’s communication skills
As a member of The Communications Trust consortium the National Literacy Trust will help to deliver a year-long campaign to focus on developing children’s communications skills in 2011.
26Feb2010Bill Bailey, Kirsty Young and Alesha Dixon call on political parties to address literacy this World Book Day
This World Book Day (4 March), the National Literacy Trust is launching the Vote for Literacy campaign with the help of a host of celebrity supporters. The aim of the campaign is to urge political parties to prioritise reading and literacy.
26Feb2010New website for literacy
The new National Literacy Trust website is a free resource providing literacy news and debate, opportunities for engagement with our campaigns for reading and better literacy, extensive research and policy information.
18Feb2010School Library Commission invites submissions
The School Library Commission chaired by Baroness Estelle Morris, a joint initiative between The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and the National Literacy Trust, is today announcing its intended lines of enquiry.
12Feb2010MP Bob Russell to visit local primary school as part of national campaign for literacy
MP for Colchester Bob Russell is due to visit Kings Ford Junior School in Colchester this Friday (12 February) to see how it is teaching literacy and using National Literacy Trust programmes to boost reading and writing.