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21Nov2013Simon Mayo supports drive to get boys writing
New National Literacy Trust research shows boys’ are half as likely to enjoy writing as girls. Simon Mayo joins the charity’s campaign encouraging boys to write.
04Oct2013The Duchess of Cornwall launches search for Literacy Heroes
New research reveals more children are embarrassed to be seen reading.
03Oct2013Top results for Oxfordshire Reading Campaign
The Oxfordshire Reading Campaign has ended its first year on a high, with county schools exceeding Key Stage 1 teacher assessment targets.
31Jul2013Research finds mealtime chat supports kids’ learning - but 1 in 4 missing out
New research by the National Literacy Trust shows that 26% of children don't speak to their families at mealtimes.
23Jul2013Tottenham Hotspur Foundation hosts event to kick-start children’s reading
The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has partnered with the National Literacy Trust to promote reading.
15Jul2013Government must act on literacy to break poverty cycle, says charity coalition
A new report from the National Literacy Trust calls for a radical change in the Government’s thinking on literacy policy.
10Jun2013Lauren Child hosts school library makeover
Pupils at St John the Baptist Primary School in Hackney met bestselling children’s author Lauren Child at a National Literacy Trust event today (Monday 10 June).
29May2013Joanna Trollope is appointed as a trustee of the National Literacy Trust
Joanna Trollope OBE has been appointed as a trustee of the National Literacy Trust. The renowned author has been supportive of the charity for several years and recently become an author ambassador for its 20th anniversary.
16May2013Children’s on-screen reading overtakes reading in print
Research finds those who read daily only on-screen are much less likely to be above average readers than those who read in print.
07May2013Michael Gove supports Premier League literacy programme that is boosting children’s love of reading
Our Premier League Reading Stars programme is found to be having a dramatic impact on children's reading.