Primary schools across England receive special recognition for efforts to help children grow a love of reading

As the summer term comes to a close Beanstalk partner schools schools across England have been recognised for their continued dedication to help inspire a love of reading among pupils.Read more

Knowsley Safari partners with Beanstalk to offer Merseyside school children ‘Somewhere Special to Read’

Children from primary schools in Merseyside have been experiencing a unique safari-themed outdoor learning adventure as part of a special project to get more children excited about reading whilst encouraging them to learn and connect to the natural world around them.Read more

Retired GP and Beanstalk volunteer to receive MBE for services to the community of Holywell

A retired doctor from Holywell in North Wales who now volunteers with Beanstalk has been named in the 2018 Birthday Honours List to receive an MBE in recognition for his services to the local community.Read more

Medway author to donate July book profits to Beanstalk

A Medway author and secondary school teacher is pledging all profits from the sales of his children’s books on Amazon to Beanstalk throughout July to help more children who struggle with reading.Read more

Best reading spots in the county declared by Suffolk school children

The best spots to enjoy reading a book in the county of Suffolk have been declared by school children as part of a Suffolk Day challenge set by Beanstalk.Read more

Local MP joins Beanstalk volunteers at Platts Heath Primary School

Helen Whately MP (Faversham and Mid Kent) has paid a visit to Platts Heath Primary School in Kent to promote the importance of reading and to observe first-hand the difference Beanstalk reading helpers are making to children in local schools and early years settings.Read more

Dragonfly Tea launch children's writing competition and pledge support to Beanstalk

Dragonfly Tea and Henley Literary Festival launch nationwide children's writing competition and pledge support to BeanstalkRead more

Winsford school in Cheshire sets the standard in reading

Oak View Academy has been commended by Beanstalk for ensuring all pupils are fully supported as they learn to read.Read more

Dan Snow thanks Shropshire's longest-serving Beanstalk volunteer

Last Monday award-winning TV historian and Beanstalk Ambassador Dan Snow took time before his talk ‘An evening with the History Guy’ at the Theatre Severn to meet and thank Beanstalk’s longest-serving volunteer in Shropshire Ann Powis.Read more

Special event held in Norfolk to thank reading helpers during Volunteers' Week celebrations

A special ‘thank you’ event was held last week at the Norwich Millennium Library to recognise the contribution made by volunteers in Norfolk who support children with reading in local primary schools.Read more