As you may be aware, school libraries are not statutory, and no data is currently collected by government on provision or access to books and digital resources within school.
The Great School Libraries campaign together with the Primary School Library Alliance, supported by the National Literacy Trust, Foyle Foundation, Penguin Random House and the Lightbulb Trust, have commissioned some new research to find out more about book provision in UK schools. This includes a survey which has been sent to all schools in the UK in order to create a picture of the book and digital learning provision within schools.
The survey will only take about 10 minutes, and participating schools will be contributing to important research. We are particularly interested in hearing from those who currently do not have a reading for pleasure provision in place.
To take part, schools can email email@example.com with "Research Participation request – [name of your school and postcode]" in the subject line (this saves you having to fill out information about your school).
You'll then receive a unique link and, upon completion, will be entered into a prize draw.
Prizes already committed include some from:
Haven Books Group
WF Education group
Next Page Books
School Library Association
Please take part now, and share with colleagues.
The deadline to take part is 19th September.