Schools in Kent celebrated for award-winning literacy initiatives

Coram Beanstalk proudly supported the Kent Literacy Awards recently presenting one of the overall winners with the chance to experience the new reading helper training course. Read more

Coram Beanstalk receives £150,000 grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation

Coram Beanstalk has received a significant grant to help fund the delivery of its vital one-to-one reading support to more children across the UK. Read more

The i newspaper partners with Coram Beanstalk

The ‘i’ newspaper has launched a nationwide campaign to encourage readers to help spread the magic of reading by volunteering with Coram Beanstalk. Read more

"Encouragement of any activity is a wonderful gift for a friend" Susan Belgrave MBE, 1925-2019

A special memorial has taken place to remember the founder of Coram Beanstalk, Susan Belgrave. Read more

Coram Beanstalk hosts first North West reading helper conference

Over 70 volunteers from across the North West of England came together this month in Liverpool city centre for the first ever regional volunteer conference. Read more

Primary school children organise ‘book and cake’ charity fundraiser as a thank you to reading helper Valerie

Children at one of Coram Beanstalk’s partner schools in Anfield, Liverpool, organised a special ‘book and cake’ sale with half of the proceeds going to Coram Beanstalk as a ‘thank you’ to their reading helper Valerie. Read more

Amazing charity runners complete London marathon for Coram Beanstalk

Six brave runners took on the London marathon helping raise vital funds for Coram beanstalk over the weekend... Read more

Shopping centre in Harrow pledges support to Coram Beanstalk

Coram Beanstalk is delighted to have been chosen as St. George’s shopping centre's charity partner for 2019. Read more

QA and Coram Beanstalk launch new partnership

As part of announcing Coram Beanstalk as Charity Partner of the Year, QA – the UK's leading IT training provider – will be giving staff the opportunity to volunteer regularly during work hours to support children with reading at local primary schools across the country. Read more

Coram Beanstalk launches parent reading helper training programme

A nationwide training programme has been launched to help upskill parents (or other members of the community) who volunteer in primary schools to support children's reading skills and encourage reading for pleasure. Read more