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04Feb2016HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits prison literacy project
The National Literacy Trust’s Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, visited a prison to find out more about a reading programme run by the charity to improve the literacy skills of prisoners and young offenders.
03Feb2016Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall supports campaign to tackle low literacy in Peterborough
On Wednesday 3 February, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will join Peterborough school children, authors, poets and local businesses and organisations to celebrate the work of the National Literacy Trust Hub in Peterborough.
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.