The National Literacy Trust is a charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the UK. With a focus on families, young people and children, it works to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK's most disadvantaged communities, where it is estimated that up to 40 per cent of people have literacy problems. To find out more, visit the National Literacy Trust website.
Equal Education is a social enterprise with the mission of narrowing the education gap for children in the care system and children with SEND. To find out more, visit the Equal Education website.
West London Zone's vision is of a west London community where every child has access to the support they need to overcome challenges and achieve their goals. So far, our Link Workers have supported over 1400 children across our zone. To find out more, visit the West London Zone website.
Bexley identified comprehension as an issue at the transition stage, and worked with us over 6 months to pilot our innovative 'Red Stone of Calcutta' intervention with Parkway Primary School, Gravel Hill Primary and Erith Academy Secondary.
As an organisation we are always trying to expand our understanding of literacy, why people struggle to read and how we can offer the strongest possible solution. We are proud to have worked with Professor John MacBeath of the University of Cambridge to explore several critical themes including stigma, independence and setting. Read the fascinating report Reading More Wisely