Enjoyment of writing is linked to writing success and attainment - Niki Young

There is a clear relationship between writing enjoyment and writing attainment.

Research by the National Literacy Trust examines attitudes towards writing among children and young adults. Much has been done in terms of studying the importance of wider reading for enjoyment and its connection to reading ability, but what about writing? The National Literacy Trust wanted to answer the question of…

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Book recommendations for February and #NationalStoryTellingWeek - Nikki Young

Book recommendation of the month – Cogheart #NationalStorytellingWeek

Today marks the start of #NationalStoryTellingWeek and in honour of this, I’m sharing my book recommendation for February and asking the question, do you still read with your children? I’m not talking the dreaded book scheme reading, that from my own personal experience has often ended in tears and tantrums….

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