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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.
02May2013Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall supports campaign to tackle low literacy in Middlesbrough
Today is the first anniversary of our Middlesbrough Reading Campaign.
25Apr2013Department for Education funds new programme to support early language
We have been awarded a grant to improve access to children’s centres by parents and children from disadvantaged communities.
28Jan2013Mariella Frostrup supports Mia’s Campaign to give children a route out of poverty
We have launched our 20th anniversary campaign with a film narrated by Mariella Frostrup.
24Jan2013Middlesbrough set to get reading
The National Literacy Trust has partnered with Middlesbrough Council to increase awareness of the importance of literacy skills in the area.
18Dec2012Reading is down to dads too!
Statistics reveal that one third of dads are never seen with a book in their hand and one in three give no reading encouragement to their children.
25Sep2012Oxfordshire set to get reading
Oxfordshire County Council has commissioned The National Literacy Trust to work with 81 local primary schools and improve standards of reading of Year 2 pupils.
11Sep2012Exciting new competition offers free resources featuring WWE® stars
Launching this September the initiative aims to get pupils writing, with a selection of creative tasks and WWE® themed resources.
07Sep2012Reading being crowded out of children’s lives
Research highlights a clear issue with children’s leisure time with many children enjoying reading but pushing it out in favour of other activities.