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13Nov2009Innovative support for parents recognised by National Literacy Trust
Coleridge Children’s Centre in Rotherham has been awarded the prestigious title of the ‘Early Reading Connects Setting of the Year 2009’ by the National Literacy Trust for their ongoing commitment to motivating local children and families to love language
09Oct2009Reading is still a big hit with kids, reveals WWE®
Upon the launch of their annual WrestleMania® Reading Challenge campaign this week, World Wrestling Entertainment® (WWE) and The National Literacy Trust (NLT) announced the results of an interesting poll.
17Sep2009Local school wins reading competition
Children at Ambleside Primary School in Nottingham will be having an extra special school assembly on Wednesday 23 September when staff and pupils will celebrate winning the National Literacy Trust’s Reading Champions School of the Year competition.
08Sep2009UK in spotlight on International Literacy Day
Today (8 September), on UNESCO’s International Literacy Day, the National Literacy Trust launches its Manifesto for literacy to call on the political parties to prioritise literacy in their manifestos for the anticipated 2010 election.
17Aug2009New paper calls for early years communication strategies in local authorities
Guidance paper published by Talk To Your Baby now freely available.
15May2009New summer holiday reading campaign to target families
Funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, Great Escapes aims to change attitudes to reading and to ensure engagement with reading doesn’t tail off over the long summer break.
13May2009Children's Centre wins prize for commitment to language and literacy
As the 1000th early years setting to join the Early Reading Connects initiative, Bayswater Children’s Centre has won £250-worth of free reading materials.
12May2009Extreme reading in Tamworth
People passing by Two Gates Primary field will be treated to an unusual sight tomorrow (13 May 2009). Children and their families from Two Gates Primary in Tamworth will spend the afternoon camping in the local field and telling tales.
21Apr2009Bestselling author James Patterson debates how to get boys into reading
Yesterday at the London Book Fair, international bestseller James Patterson and director of the National Literacy Trust (NLT), Jonathan Douglas, discussed how to get reluctant boys reading and tackle the gulf between boys’ and girls’ literacy levels.
21Apr2009Local Authority pilots to support families launched by National Literacy Trust
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) today, 21 April 2009, launches Family Reading Matters (FRM), a strategy to support families in creating homes rich in reading, writing, speaking and listening.