M&G Investments Employees form a team of Literacy Volunteers

Following M&G Investments’ City Giving Day in September 2016, four employees formed The Children’s Literacy Charity’s first-ever team of M&G Investments Literacy Volunteers. By splitting their allocation of two charitable leave days between April and July 2017, Claire Bews, Rachita Patel, Clare Daly and Jaina Varsani had a combined total of 16 half-days with which…

The Children’s Literacy Charity announce membership of the Fair Education Alliance

We are proud to announce our membership of the Fair Education Alliance, a coalition of organisations from across education, charities and business. Education in the UK is not fair. Young people from low income communities are much less likely to succeed than their wealthier peers. This impacts negatively on a young person’s ability to achieve the health,…

Community

Deliver The Children’s Literacy Charity intensive one-to-one literacy tuition in school based Literacy Lab’s. They are given high quality training by The Children’s Literacy Charity and follow a programme of continuing professional development related to the intervention.

Expert

Deliver The Children’s Literacy Charity intensive one-to-one literacy tuition in school based Literacy Lab’s. They are given high quality training by The Children’s Literacy Charity and follow a programme of continuing professional development related to the intervention.

Our Impact

Latest results from the 2016/17 academic year show how The Children’s Literacy Charity has made a significant impact on children’s lives by narrowing and in some cases closing the literacy gap for graduates of our one-to-one Expert intervention. We’ve particularly made a marked difference for pupils deemed to be at ‘double-disadvantage’.

Partnerships

The Children’s Literacy Charity partnered with Fenstanton School, Lambeth, in September 2012. We were approached for an appropriate intervention in the school where children were significantly behind their classmates, as the school needed help with narrowing gaps in their learning; it was impotant to Fenstanton School that every child would have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential.