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Access inspiration, resources and support to improve literacy provision across the school by joining our network of over 1,000 schools and organisations.

Our latest resource is a new whole-school literacy audit tool that supports literacy leaders to assess their school's literacy provision and develop an action plan for moving forward

Find out more about what the network has to offer

CompetitionsFREE competitions for schools

Take part in termly competitions to inspire your pupils. There are free supporting resources and great prizes, and best of all, they are completely free and open to all UK schools. Find out more

Current competitions: 
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang's Magical Reading Tour (primary)
My Words, My World (secondary) 

forums imageNew CPD: Outstanding Literacy Leadership series

Our new CPD programme for primary schools supports teachers to engage with research, and develop as action researchers, in order to improve literacy outcomes for pupils.

The first offer in this new series focuses specifically on how to improve boys’ literacy. Find out more

Image for secondary guideNEW tools for literacy leaders 

Literacy Guide for Schools 2014/15 
Use this resource to help you interpret the ongoing policy changes and important research in key areas of literacy for this academic year.

Whole-school literacy audit
Review your school's current literacy provision and develop an action plan for moving forward with this essential tool. 

Not a member? Free samples are available!

Teacher and pupils in classFREE curriculum guidance

We've worked with a range of other organisations to produce the Curriculum Review and Planning Tool. It provides advice based on current research and good practice as well as the new statutory requirements for English, and is aimed at schools and providers of initial teacher training. Find out more

PLRS 2013 packOrder your Premier League Reading Stars resource pack 

Our reading intervention is great for football fans.

We have allocated all our free packs for 2014, but you can still take part by ordering one of a limited number of packs available to buy. 

Find out more

map imageSearch for literacy support, authors and storytellers

Need literacy support at your school? Looking for a storyteller or author? Our interactive map allows you to find those working in your area at the click of a mouse. View map.

Get yourself listed on the map. 

WallySchools fundraising

A great way to support us is by nominating us as your school’s charity of the year, raising funds and awareness of literacy issues in the UK. A fundraising pack with lots of ideas and resources is available.

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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.