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This week, Coram Beanstalk's first Liverpool BookFest took place at The Very Group's head office, bringing author sessions with Marie Basting and Mark Powers to Coram Beanstalk partner schools in the North West. Read more
Coram Beanstalk's annual BookFest returned to London in October 2023 with very special guests, Liz Pichon and Maria Motunrayo Adebisi. Read more... Read more
On 26 September Coram Beanstalk celebrated the 50th anniversary of it's reading volunteer programme with a the publication of a new report, ‘50 Years of Reading Results’ and a reception to mark the occasion. Read more
At Coram Beanstalk we're often asked how best to support children in specific year groups and sometimes we can find ourselves becoming overly concerned by a child’s reading age or ability and what level books they “should” be reading.
Our Learning and Development Manager, Rebecca Pedelty-cox helps unpick the idea of a 'reading age'. Read more
Reading helper, and children's author Jemma Hatt, gives an insight into her role with Coram Beanstalk during the first half term of the new school year... Read more
Dr Bharti Parmar couldn't read until she was seven years old. Here she tells us how the reasons for that have shaped her volunteering role with us... Read more