The National Literacy Trust are still looking for volunteers for their Words for Work programme, which is running in six schools in Stoke. The project brings volunteers from business into the classroom, focusing on improving literacy and communicatio...

Don’t forget, there are exciting rewards up for grabs for children who read books on the Stoke 100 Reads list!

· Primary school pupils who complete every title on list will receive a certificate and can claim a special limited edition copy of The BFG...

World Book Day, the annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading, is coming up on 1 March 2018. On World Book Day the National Literacy Trust wants to highlight all the brilliant work that schools and local organisations in Stoke-on...

Families across Stoke-on-Trent are being invited to share their favourite recipes for the chance to see them published in the Stoke Family Cookbook. The new competition celebrates the literacy-boosting benefits of families cooking, talking about food...

The National Literacy Trust  are planning to bring an exciting BookBench trail to Stoke-on-Trent in spring 2019. Book-shaped benches will be decorated by schools and community groups with reading-themed designs. The benches will then be installed in...

8 Feb 2018

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has invested in 'school readiness' and is already reaping the results. In the first phase of a 3 year programme, 38 private and voluntary settings and 36 schools have been trained to screen their children's language skills...

8 Feb 2018

The 100 Million Minutes of Reading Challenge is being organised by leading charity Achievement for All to engage more children and young people with reading.  The challenge is returns 1st March - 9th March 2018.

The campaign will challenge e...

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