Earlier this month a group of twelve Year 8 pupils from St Crispin’s School, Wokingham worked with us to create a survey exploring other pupils’ views on the importance of reading. Together, they created the questions for the survey and collected 42 responses from their classmates. They then summarised the findings as a group and discussed possible interpretations of the data they had gathered. We were extremely impressed with the ideas and suggestions that the pupils came up with, and we would like to say a huge thank you to St Crispin’s School for being involved in the project. We hope that the experience has given pupils an insight into the research process. Next steps will be for the pupils to share their findings with a wider audience through an article for the school newsletter and local paper, and further down the line, a practitioner workshop and a parliamentary seminar. Well done to all involved!