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The Summer of Literacy Reading challenge
The Summer of Literacy
READING CHALLENGE 2021
On Monday 26th April 2021, Achievement for All will launch The Summer of Literacy Reading challenge across the globe to encourage children everywhere to read as much as possible!
The years 2020 and 2021 have been the most disrupted years for children and young people for nearly a century.
The Children’s Commissioner has said, the pandemic and the lockdown has stolen 840 million days of schooling from children and young people in the UK: that’s roughly equivalent to 19 weeks per pupil.
Children need help to catch-up these 19 weeks – especially those children and young people who are disadvantaged or who are experiencing SEND. Children and young people are counting on all of us to make sure that they ready as they can be for the start of the next school year.
At Achievement for All, we are stepping up with AfA’s Summer of Literacy to support all children and young people to catch up and be school or work ready, building the skills and resilience through learning activities that engage them to explore and apply all areas of literacy (speaking and listening, reading and writing…even singing!).
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Frequently asked questions
1. How long is the challenge?
2. How do you log the reading minutes?
3. What reading counts towards the total?
4. How is the live leaderboard decided?
5. What are the prizes?
6. How can we get our readers engaged with the challenge?
7. Why are we running the challenge?
8. What’s the last date that we can enter reading minutes?
9. How do we know how much we’ve read in total?
10. How are the minutes validated?
11. When do we find out if we’ve won?
12. How should we promote our involvement in the challenge?
The 200 Million Minutes Reading Challenge wouldn’t be possible without the help of our fantastic supporters.
Together we can work to eradicate child illiteracy, building brighter futures for thousands of children and young people.
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