More about the Letterbox Club
The Letterbox parcels contain books, maths games and stationery for children and young people to keep. Each year, the books in the parcels are selected by an independent panel of experts.
Letterbox Club, a reading programme for children who are looked after, is grateful for the help of its many patrons and supporters – including Dame Jacqueline Wilson and the Rt Hon Alan Johnson.
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 reaches children who are looked-after in Scotland, funded by via subscription from local councils, schools or libraries.
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.
All you need to know about signing up for Letterbox Club.
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Westfield Infant School has been using the Letterbox Club. Here's what everyone involved, including the children themselves, has made of the book packs so far.
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