News tagged 'Letterbox Club'

Letterbox Club Book Selection

A key part of the success of Letterbox Club is consistently having high quality and excellent books in the parcels that will appeal to a wide range of children. The...
Posted 6 October 2016
Letterbox Club Book Selection

Letterbox Club Continues to Provide Support Across the UK

Since its launch in 2009, The Letterbox Club has aimed to provide enjoyable educational support for children who are looked-after across the country. The programme is dedicated to working alongside...
Posted 6 October 2016
Letterbox Club Continues to Provide Support Across the UK

Children in care given The Marvels by Brian Selznick...

This year, thanks to a generous gift from Waterstones, this past December the Letterbox Club was able to give a special festive gift book to over 9,000 children in care....
Posted 15 January 2016
Children in care given The Marvels by Brian Selznick as a special festive gift

Letterbox Club showcased at achievement awards for looked after...

At Bassaleg High School in Newport, Wales, a special awards ceremony celebrated the achievements of Looked After Children. 70 children were presented with awards and the event was attended by...
Posted 16 November 2015
Letterbox Club showcased at achievement awards for looked after children

Letterbox Club Patron Lemn Sissay becomes University Chancellor

On 14 October, poet and Letterbox Patron Lemn Sissay was inaugurated as Chancellor of the University of Manchester. He was elected by university alumni, staff, and members of the General...
Posted 27 October 2015
Letterbox Club Patron Lemn Sissay becomes University Chancellor

Illustrator Emily Gravett will be running a Letterbox Club...

Book Trust and the University of Leicester are delighted to welcome leading children's author and illustrator, Emily Gravett, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, to run an event at...
Posted 13 October 2015
Illustrator Emily Gravett will be running a Letterbox Club Event at Literary Leicester

10,000 children will receive Letterbox Club this year!

We're delighted that 120 local authorities in the UK have signed up to Letterbox Club and 10,200 children will receive the parcels this year. That's more children than ever before...
Posted 30 March 2015
10,000 children will receive Letterbox Club this year!

Children's author, Katherine Rundell 'We became the family that...

Award-winning children's author Katherine Rundell spoke at the Letterbox Club induction day about growing up with foster siblings and the power of books to bring a family together. 'For someone...
Posted 10 March 2015
Children's author, Katherine Rundell 'We became the family that books built'

Letterbox Club Induction Day 2015

The Letterbox Club Induction Day was held on Thursday 12 February at the October Gallery in London. This annual event is an opportunity for new Letterbox Club Coordinators or local...
Posted 13 February 2015
Letterbox Club Induction Day 2015

Record numbers are signed up for Letterbox Club this...

More children are registered for Letterbox Club this year than ever before! Letterbox Club now has almost 9,000 children registered for the coming year. This is the highest number ever...
Posted 11 February 2015
Record numbers are signed up for Letterbox Club this year
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