Life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves confidently.

Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to provide one-to-one literacy support in early years settings and primary schools to children who have fallen behind with their reading.

Beanstalk trained reading helpers transform the lives of the children they support, turning them into confident, passionate and able readers.

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    "The idea that I can share my passion for books with Beanstalk children is very rewarding." With fond memories of reading with her own children who are now teenagers, Beanstalk reading helper Carrie found herself with a little more time on her hands; time she has chosen to give to Beanstalk to read with children in her local primary school. Read more

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