Wed, 21/03/2012 - 08:20
Book charity Booktrust has halted its free book gifting scheme for schoolchildren in years seven and eight, Booked Up, replacing it with new programme Bookbuzz which charges schools £2.50 for every child taking part.
A spokesperson for the charity said the changes were due to the "significant" cuts to its funding last...
Mon, 31/10/2011 - 07:20
Booked Up, the government-funded programme that gives a free book to Year 7 pupils, has found that more than half of students read books more often as a result of taking part in the initiative.
The evaluation of the programme was carried out by Booktrust, which also administers Booked Up, and research firm ERS. It found that more...
Wed, 15/06/2011 - 06:23
Titles from Cressida Cowell, Sita Brahmachari and Jon Mayhew have been selected for Booktrust"s “Booked Up” programme, which sees 17 titles on offer to all year seven pupils in England.
Over 650,000 free books will be delivered to children in their first year of secondary school from September 2011. Booked Up enables...
Mon, 08/06/2009 - 06:30
Independent charity Booktrust is to give away more than two million free books for every pupil in reception and Year Seven in its annual free book giveaways for schools, Booktime and Booked Up, beginning today. It is the biggest giveaway the charity has ever undertaken.
Books on the Booked Up list for Year 7 pupils include Flood...