Literacy available on the Internet;Reading initiatives;Basic skills
NORTHCLIFFENEWSPAPERS: As an aid to key stage 2 English, Northcliffe Newspapers Education Service is developing a new feature, NewsTime. It will have a newspaper format, though pages will be enlarged with fewer stories. "We're flagging up and marketing the product on the Net in the autumn," a spokeswoman said (www.nie.northcliffe.co.uk).
ANGLIACAMPUS: An online curriculum service, jointly owned by Anglia Multimedia and BT. Available through subscription, it has around 1,000 schools online, at a cost to secondaries of pound;450 a year and pound;120 to primaries. At key stage 1, it has a series of stories linked to the literacy hour theme of work. For secondaries, it addresses literacy through its business IT unit (angliacampus.com).