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Young People's Writing in 2011: Findings from the National Literacy Trust's annual literacy survey

This report outlines findings that relate to young people's views on writing, taken from our second annual literacy survey , which we conducted in November/December 2011 and in which nearly 21,000 young people aged 8 to 16 participated.

More specifically, this report explores how much young people enjoy writing, how good they think they are, how often they write and what types of materials they write, and how they feel about writing. For information about findings from our 2010 annual literacy survey please see here:

It highlights the greater need to focus on two particular groups of pupils; boys and pupils in KS4.

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