Read, Grow, Succeed
Beanstalk is a national charity that recruits, vets, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading.
Find out about Beanstalk’s work, our ambitions and achievements here.
Find out more about our Management Team and Trustees.
Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading.
Beanstalk works across many areas of England through our 17 local area offices.
Find out more about the lasting difference Beanstalk’s support has made to thousands of children’s lives.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall is Beanstalk's Patron.
We’ve changed our name from Volunteer Reading Help to Beanstalk. Find out why.
In 1973 our founder Susan Belgrave MBE set up the organisation that has now become Beanstalk. Read about our 40 year history.
Find out all about what we want to achieve and how.
Want to work for us? Find out about our jobs here.
Get in touch - we’d love to hear from you!
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Read about Beanstalk's newest partnership