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Projects and our Network

We run a number of projects and work with a range of professionals to provide support for the development of literacy skills and change lives through literacy.

Our Network 

Our membership Network supports professionals who work in or with schools to raise literacy attainment through:

  • practical resources for the classroom and library
  • exciting CPD opportunities
  • a forum to learn from others.



Books about Town for schools

We are supporting the teaching of whole texts to increase pupils' enjoyment of reading in London schools, with each receiving their own BookBench to design and decorate. 

Books Unlocked

We are supporting prisoners and young offenders to increase their enjoyment and frequency of reading.

Early Words Together

We work with children's centres to identify families in need of support around early home learning. 

HELLO Programme

Helping Early Language and Literacy Outcomes (HELLO) helps early years experts to improve the communication, language and literacy outcomes of children aged 0-3.

Inspiring Writers

We use cultural and creative experiences to inspire children and young people's writing.

Literacy for Life

Literacy for Life takes a revolutionary approach to improving secondary school language and literacy.

Literacy Leaders

We support secondary school students to promote literacy among their peers.

Oxfordshire Gaining Momentum

We are working with Oxfordshire County Council to help secondary schools to target literacy across the whole curriculum. 

Sport and Literacy 

Our growing range of interventions and resources for primary and secondary schools use the power of sport and football to motivate pupils and students.

Words for Work

We unlock young people's speaking and listening skills for future employability. 

Young Readers Programme

We inspire children to read for enjoyment.

Literacy: State of the Nation

Find out more about literacy levels in the UK

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The National Literacy Trust is a registered charity no. 1116260 and a company limited by guarantee no. 5836486 registered in England and Wales and a registered charity in Scotland no. SC042944.
Registered address: 68 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL.