How I overcame my nerves to become a reading helper!

In the latest installment of our reading helper stories, Steve Donoghue, a volunteer in Liverpool, shares his tale of how he dealt with his nerves of becoming a reading helper.Read more

Beanstalk comes to the WI Fair!

This week Beanstalk is lucky enough to be attending the National WI Fair taking place at Alexandra Palace between 29th March and 1st April. Find out why Beanstalk and the WI are the perfect mix!Read more

Solving Humberside's literacy crisis

Janet Skeen, our Area Manager for Yorkshire, Humberside and the North East, discusses why Beanstalk is launching in Humberside.Read more

The power of Boggle in building words

In the latest instalment of our reading helper stories, Debra Farquhar shares her experience of being a Beanstalk reading helper and the power of boggle!Read more

England's literacy crisis affects us all

Today the National Literacy Trust and Experian published new research exposing the scale of the literacy crisis in England. Ginny Lunn, Beanstalk CEO, shares her thoughts on how this affects us all.Read more

My experience of engaging boys who are reluctant readers

In the latest instalment of our reading helper stories, Catriona Taylor shares her experience of engaging boys who are reluctant readers.Read more

How to beat the odds this New Year and stick to your resolution

Over half of us plan to start 2017 by making at least one resolution this year. However, shockingly, 81% of these will be broken. So, to stick to our New Year resolutions we need to find a way to beat the odds!Read more

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter

It’s been a busy end of 2016 for everyone at Beanstalk East Midlands, but we really wanted to share with you one bit of good news from recent weeks.Read more

Power of the community

Gail Washington, Beanstalk's Area Manager for the West Midlands, shares how the entire community can play a part in helping to get every child reading.Read more

Beanstalk goes to Nepal!

Ginny Lunn - Beanstalk CEO - shares the story of the Beanstalk challenge team that recently trekked through Nepal to raise money for Beanstalk and a local school in the region.Read more