Our report found that pupils who had an author visit this academic year:Were twice as likely to read above the expected level for their age (31% vs 17%)Were more likely to enjoy reading (68% vs 47%) and writing (44% vs 32%)Were more likely to be highly confident in their reading (37% vs 25%) and writing (22% vs 17%)
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A lovely website set up by the wonderful Micael Rosen for people in schools who like performing and watching performance poetry.
Welcome to Picture the Poet, a partnership programme between the National Portrait Gallery, the National Literacy Trust and poetry organisation, Apples & Snakes. This resource pack complements the Picture the Poet touring exhibition, a selection of outstanding photographic portraits of poets from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection, and offers a wide range of standalone poetry activities for the classroom.