Research based on the Department for Education's Education Standards Team
Reading for pleasure in not only important for educational development but also a child's personal development
Evidence suggesting a positive relationship between how often a child reads, enjoyment levels and their educational attainment level
Reading enjoyment is seen as more important for a child's educational success than their socio-economic status
Regular reading of narrative texts is associated with higher reading assessment scores
Improved general knowledge, grammatical skills and comprehension skills
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