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13Jan201615,000 books up for grabs in Spring Reading Adventure competition
The National Literacy Trust has launched an exciting competition with Hachette Children’s Group to encourage pupils to read more for enjoyment in 2016.
13Jan2016Pupils challenged to crack the case in Timmy Failure competition
The National Literacy Trust has teamed up with Walker Books to kick off the new year with a writing competition. Timmy Failure: Crack the Case challenges pupils to write and illustrate their own detective stories.
25Nov2015Leading UK businesses pledge to tackle UK literacy challenge
KPMG, Boots Opticians and Pearson are among 41 UK companies who have signed the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2016, which has been spearheaded by the National Literacy Forum, a coalition led by the National Literacy Trust.
18Sep2015A new season of Premier League Reading Stars kicks off with a brand new kit
Now with a box of 20 books for every school including the brand-new Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School in hardback!
07Sep2015Innovative programme to improve quality of literacy in Oxfordshire enters second year
An exciting collaboration between the National Literacy Trust and Oxfordshire County Council to improve the quality of literacy across the county is entering its second phase.
14Jul2015Charity prescribes literacy to help families stay healthy
Improving families’ literacy through tailored local support can make them healthier and a pioneering partnership approach to health literacy should become a fundamental part of public health strategies, new research concludes.
01Jul2015National Literacy Trust and Bloomsbury Children’s Books launch Poetry Prize 2015
A new competition that challenges people to create a poem about reading and books to inspire young children is being launched by the National Literacy Trust in partnership with Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
08Jun2015A new chapter for children at The James Cook University Hospital
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with the National Literacy Trust Hub in Middlesbrough and the local council to hand out 3,000 free reading packs to new mums at The James Cook University Hospital.
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.