Information for practitioners
Once signed up by their local authority or school, each child receives their own colourful parcel of books, maths games, stationery every month for six months. For some children, it's the first time they have had books of their own.
All you need to know about signing up for Letterbox Club.
Foster carers and educational practitioners share their thoughts on the difference that Letterbox Club has made for children in their care.
Letterbox Club parcels can inspire a love of reading and engagement with numeracy for vulnerable children in your area. Local authorities can use Pupil Premium Plus for children who are looked-after and Pupil Premium for other vulnerable children, to fund Letterbox Club
As well as children who are looked-after, the programme is suitable for other children you think would benefit.
This section will provide useful information and resources to help you administer the programme, including book selections, parcel contents and delivery dates.
The Letterbox Club in Wales delivers colourful parcels of books, maths games and stationery to looked-after children in partnership with local authorities. The parcels include specially selected books and resources to reflect Welsh language and culture. The Welsh Government provides funding for a significant number of children in care, aged 3-13 years, with places available for more children through other funding sources.
The Letterbox Club in Northern Ireland is funded by Fostering Network Northern Ireland as part of its Fostering Achievement programme, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Government. Once signed-up each child receives their own colourful parcel of books, maths games, stationery every month for six months.
The Letterbox Club reaches children who are looked-after in Scotland, funded by via subscription from local councils, schools or libraries.