writing enjoyment among UK school children - Nikki Young

Fewer children are enjoying writing, but that doesn’t mean it’s not cool!

Every year the National Literacy Trust conducts a survey among children and young people to gauge their interest and enjoyment in writing outside of school. The 2017/18 survey interviewed 47,786 UK school children aged 8-18 years, asking them questions about how often they write in their free time, what they…

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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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