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20May2015Reading levels hit nine year high as record numbers of children enjoy reading every day
A record number of children enjoy reading and there has been a dramatic increase in the number of children who read every day, according to new research by the National Literacy Trust.
04May2015Pirates Ahoy! New Swashbuckle competition inspires young children to have fun with reading
The National Literacy Trust has teamed up with Swashbuckle Magazine to launch a new competition for Early Years and Key Stage 1 pupils.
16Apr2015BookBenches designed by London pupils celebrated at exhibition
Pupils from across London have seen their designs displayed in an exciting exhibition this week as the National Literacy Trust celebrated its Books about Town for Schools programme with a special showcase.
01Apr2015Schools sign up for revolutionary programme to improve secondary school pupils’ literacy in Oxfordshire
An exciting collaboration between the National Literacy Trust and Oxfordshire County Council to improve Oxfordshire students’ literacy is currently underway in twenty of the county’s high schools over a period of two years.
25Mar2015New Early Years scheme improves children’s vocabulary and supports school readiness
Children who are falling behind their peers in understanding spoken language in the lead up to starting school can catch up, thanks to a new six-week early years literacy scheme – Early Words Together.
05Mar2015Premier League footballers call on dads to get reading with their children
Footballer, author, father and ‘Reading Star’ Frank Lampard launches Premier League Reading Stars 2015 on World Book Day
17Feb2015Alex Rider Secret Mission launches across the UK - sign up today and bring your pupils a unique writing challenge
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Anthony Horowitz’s action-packed Alex Rider series, the National Literacy Trust and Walker Books are hosting the Alex Rider Secret Mission for the spring 2015 term.
12Feb2015HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins leading literary, business and education figures to celebrate the National Literacy Trust’s work
The National Literacy Trust was delighted to be joined by their Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall at a reception for supporters of the charity in Central London last night.
21Jan2015Frank Lampard is appointed an ambassador of the National Literacy Trust
The National Literacy Trust, an independent charity that tackles low literacy in disadvantaged areas of the UK, today announces Frank Lampard as an ambassador for their work.
07Jan2015Keeping fit this New Year? Sign up for Where’s Wally? 2015 and have fun on the run!
The National Literacy Trust’s Where's Wally? themed fun run is back and bigger than ever! The charity is calling on runners, book-lovers and families to dress up like a Wally and walk, jog or run either 5K or 10K to support literacy.