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24 February 2020

Reading Ahead evaluation report 2018-19

Please use and share our evaluation report to demonstrate the impact of the programme.

07 February 2020

Reading Friends evaluation introduction GUIDANCE

Read before using the evaluation surveys. Background information about the evaluation and the process.

06 February 2020

Reading Friends Participation Monitoring Form

Fill in this form for each setting in your project before 30th June 2020. Read the guidance note before using this form.

05 February 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE for participant monitoring form

Guidance and tips for filling in the participation monitoring form. Read before filling in the form.

30 January 2020

Reading Well evaluation infographic 2018/19

An infographic showing the key findings of the Reading Well evaluation report 2018/19.

29 January 2020

Reading Friends volunteer survey

Survey to give to Reading Friends volunteers in June 2020 or when their volunteering comes to an end. Read the guidance note before using the survey.

29 January 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE for volunteer survey

Guidance for the volunteer survey and some FAQs inc. why, how and who should fill it in. Use alongside the survey.

28 January 2020

Reading Friends participant survey

Survey to give to Reading Friends participants in June 2020 or when a project comes to an end. Read the guidance note before using the survey.

28 January 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE for participant survey

Guidance for the participant survey and some FAQs inc. why, how and who should fill it in. Use alongside the survey.

27 January 2020

Reading Friends one-off activity participant survey

Survey to evaluate the impact of one-off Reading Friends activities such as taster or hospital sessions. Read the guidance note before using the survey.

27 January 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE one-off activity participant survey

Guidance for the one-off activity participant survey and some FAQs inc. why, how and who should fill it in. Use alongside the survey.

09 January 2020

Reading Ahead Prize Draw form for completers 2019-20

This form is to be filled out by a member of staff running Reading Ahead on behalf of those who have completed the challenge and would like to enter the draw. The Reading Agency is offering 11 prizes for completers of...

01 January 2020

Reading Friends Evaluation Top Tips

A handy guide with some top tips for carrying out evaluation for Reading Friends.

28 October 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20: Organisation Feedback

Please use the link below to access the organisation feedback survey for Reading Ahead. We want to hear from you about your experiences of delivering Reading Ahead, so we can report on the scale and impact of the programme. Please submit...

28 October 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20: Have Your Say

We hope you have enjoyed taking part in Reading Ahead 2019-20. For a chance to win a £25 shopping voucher, please tell us about your Reading Ahead experience by answering the quick and easy questions in the survey below. Thank...

17 October 2019

Guide to running Reading Ahead 2019-20

This is a comprehensive guide to running Reading Ahead which explains how the programme works, some best practice case studies, key contacts and how we evaluate the programme. Please do get in touch if you have any further questions.

26 September 2019

Reading Ahead 2018-19 Roll of honour

We would like to congratulate all organisations who have taken part in Reading Ahead over the past year for welcoming so many people to the world of reading and all the benefits that brings. Each year we produce a roll...

09 September 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20 Registration Form

Please use this template to sign people up for Reading Ahead and keep for your own records. The data requested matches that required for our data return that we require by July 2020.

06 September 2019

World Book Night 2019 Programme Review

World Book Night 2019 saw thousands of books being handed out to non-readers with events taking place across the country. Our report shows an overwhelmingly positive response, and reveals key findings about reading habits.

31 May 2019

Reading Well evaluation poster 2018-19

A downloadable A4 poster for promoting the online surveys for the Reading Well evaluation 2018-19. To be printed and displayed in libraries.

01 March 2019

The Summer Reading Challenge review 2018, full document

The Summer Reading Challenge is reviewed every four years to check it is still working well, to respond to changing operational needs, and to identify potential improvements and growth. The review was ambitious in its scope and generated more than...

01 March 2019

Summer Reading Challenge Review 2018, executive summary

The Summer Reading Challenge is reviewed every four years to check it is still working well, to respond to changing operational needs, and to identify potential improvements and growth. The review was ambitious in its scope and generated more than...

19 December 2018

Summer Reading Challenge Family Survey results - Mischief Makers 2018

We carried out a participation survey with families taking part in Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018. The results demonstrate that families really value and enjoy taking part in the Challenge, and it makes a difference to their reading behaviour...

12 December 2018

Summer Reading Challenge headline data - Mischief Makers 2018

Download the headline results for Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018. Local authorities can also customise the infographic template included in the download to reflect local data.

11 December 2018

Reading Friends Evaluation Champions toolkit

A toolkit for using the Evaluation Champions tools to capture ‘in the moment’ thoughts, feelings, comments, quotes and stories from Reading Friends sessions.

06 December 2018

ROGO 2018 Best practice guide

The Read On. Get On. (ROGO) coalition has created this best practice guide to help primary schools address the gender gap in children’s reading enjoyment. The guide has been developed in response to the findings of the ROGO Index 2018.

06 December 2018

ROGO Index 2018

The ROGO Index 2018 provides a holistic view of how well 11-year-olds in England are reading. Download this document for a comprehensive breakdown of children’s cognitive reading skills, affective processes and reading behaviours

21 November 2018

Reading Friends evaluation summary 2018-19

This document is a summary of the evaluation from the test phase.

09 November 2018

Evaluation of the Reading Ahead ESOL pilot

This reports on the third year of our project for prisoners with ESOL funded by The Bell Foundation and draws on evidence from the previous two years.

02 November 2018

A Society of Readers - executive summary

A new report that we commissioned from leading independent think tank Demos lays out the central role reading must play in helping to address many of the most pressing challenges British society will face over the next decade. Read the...