The impact of Bookstart Corner
Through Bookstart Corner, families who need additional support are enabled to share books, stories and rhymes. In 2018, enough resources were given out to help 59,000 families.
'These sessions are a great way to build up a relationship with a family before suggesting other groups that would be beneficial for them.' Bookstart Corner practitioner
The resources and guidance for practitioners concentrate on the key factors that impact a family’s engagement with books, stories and rhymes.
'This course motivated me to spend more quality time with my child.' Parent, quoted by Bookstart Corner practitioner
Through Bookstart Corner, sharing books, stories and rhymes can impact on various aspects of families’ lives.
Sources: Bookstart Corner practitioners survey, 2019; the ongoing study The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE)