Competition: Super Storytime

Competition: Super Storytime

Introducing our first parent and child competition: Super Storytime. This competition will run throughout the summer term with a deadline of 5th July 2015.

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Speech and Language development in the Early Years

Speech and Language development in the Early Years

The BBC reports that too many children start school unable to speak in simple sentences.

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Competition: Find more Sylvies!

Competition: Find more Sylvies!

Our sound pronunciation guide, filmed with five year-old Sylvie, has had over 31,000 views. We would like to make regional sound pronunciation guides and invite schools to send in their version of the film.

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Save the Children's national reading campaign

Save the Children's national reading campaign

Save the Children have launched a national reading campaign, Read On. Get On. Backed by a coalition of government, charities and businesses, the campaign aims to get all 11 year-olds to a level 4b+ in reading by 2025.

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Ruth Miskin's Newsletter: Read-a-lot children

Ruth Miskin's Newsletter: Read-a-lot children

Read great stories, poems and non-fiction every day, all through school, and enthuse your children.

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Research findings - the 'Reading Divide'

Research findings - the 'Reading Divide'

A nationwide reading habits study reveals worrying indications that the UK is divided in two.

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Fewer children reading in spare time, research suggests

Fewer children reading in spare time, research suggests

Fewer children across the UK are reading in their own time and one in five is embarrassed to be caught with a book, a National Literacy Trust survey suggests.

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Parents are urged to keep reading with their children

Parents are urged to keep reading with their children

Parents should continue reading with their children throughout primary school, urges a report.

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Welsh Government literacy campaign - ‘Make time to read’

Welsh Government literacy campaign - ‘Make time to read’

'Make time to read' aims to encourage children to read more.

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Early bird catches the words

Early bird catches the words

Read Ruth Miskin's recent article for SEN Magazine. Ruth looks at what schools need to do to ensure all children both learn to read and keep reading.

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What Reading Does for the Mind

Research by Anne E. Cunningham and Keith E. Stanovich reveals how vital it is that children have a successful early start in reading and why all children, regardless of their achievement levels, should be given as many reading experiences as possible.

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