Children's author Steve Antony kicks off Beanstalk BookFest 2018 in Swindon

Children’s author and illustrator and Beanstalk supporter Steve Antony visited a primary school in his hometown of Swindon this week to kick off Beanstalk BookFest 2018 which runs over the next few weeks.Read more

Mayor visits St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School to mark one year of Beanstalk in Swindon

The Mayor of Swindon, Councillor Junab Ali, has visited Beanstalk's first school in Swindon to mark one year of Beanstalk working to support children with readingRead more

Culcheth Community Primary School first in Warrington to welcome Beanstalk reading helpers

Culcheth Community Primary School has become the first school in Warrington to introduce Beanstalk volunteers to visit the school twice a week to support children one-to-one with reading.Read more

UK Games Expo raises thousands to help Beanstalk support more children with their reading

Organisers of the UK Games Expo (UKGE) have presented Beanstalk with a generous cheque to support the Charity's work.Read more

Beanstalk launches young leadership reading programme in secondary schools to help close the attainment gap

A leadership programme which partners students with their younger peers is being rolled out to secondary schools across England to help improve reading skills, confidence and enjoyment.Read more

Beanstalk launches ‘Back to School’ campaign to reach more struggling readers across England than ever before

As the new academic year approaches, Beanstalk is stepping up its search for volunteers to help reach more children than ever before with its potentially life-changing reading support programmes.Read more

Dan Snow meets Beanstalk volunteers and helps us to spread the word

Beanstalk Ambassador, Dan Snow, donates tickets to his 'An Evening With Dan Snow' and meets with local volunteers.Read more

Beanstalk's first crowdfunding campaign raises over £10,000

Beanstalk thanks supporters of its first ever crowdfunding campaign which enabled the charity to reach over £10,000.Read more

Beanstalk shortlisted for multiple charity sector awards

Beanstalk is delighted to have been shortlisted for four prestigious awards which recognise excellence and innovation in the charity sector.Read more

Beanstalk encourages families to keep reading through the summer holidays

As the summer holidays begin for school children, Beanstalk issues call for new volunteers to attend summer training and urges parents and children to continue reading through the six-week break to prevent a dip in reading progress.Read more