We are able to demonstrate the significant impact of our work because we have a rigorous approach to assessment and carefully track progress, adapting our programmes when needed, to ensure a child succeeds.

Our supporters also value the compelling evidence of the impact of their financial help.

Our latest 20/21 academic year impact shows:

92% of our Expert Literacy programme graduates closed or significantly narrowed their literacy gap

71% closed their reading age gap entirely

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Of those graduates, they averaged a ratio gain of 5.1 in reading – our highest ever score

12 months behind their peers

The children starting on our expert programme were typically 12 months behind their peers; by the time they graduated they were six months ahead

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The average time taken to graduate is 2.6 terms