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THE SIMMONS LIBRARY & READING

Recent studies show that reading, in particular reading for pleasure into the teenage years, has a real effect on the life chances of young people. Reading for pleasure has been linked to higher exam attainment and is more important for exam success than parents’ socio-economic background.
 

Department for Education report (2012) on "Research evidence for reading for pleasure"

 

key stage 3 private reading
 

 

 

Book buzz - easter 2020