UK businesses pledge to tackle nation’s literacy crisis in 2018

New businesses signing the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge include John Lewis, Clarks and Metro Bank.Read more

Michael Morpurgo announced as Ambassador for Beanstalk

One of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers, is today announced as an Ambassador for national literacy charity Beanstalk.Read more

Lambeth school children enjoy winning theatre trip with Beanstalk

Children from Oasis Academy Johanna started the New Year with a memorable trip to see a new stage adaptation of ‘Jack and the Beans Talk’ at the Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, alongside Beanstalk volunteers.Read more

Become a Beanstalk reading hero in 2018 and help ensure no child is left behind

Could you help transform the prospects for a child through the power of books and stories? If so, consider becoming a #BeanstalkReadingHero in 2018!Read more

Read On. Get On. launches first robust measure of children’s reading at age 11

The Read On. Get On. (ROGO) coalition, which Beanstalk is a part of, has launched the ROGO Index – a new robust measure of children’s reading at age 11 in England.Read more

Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2018: Tackling the UK’s growing literacy and social mobility crisis

UK business leaders gathered in London last night to show their commitment to tackling the nation’s growing literacy and social mobility crisis by signing the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2018.Read more

Literacy charities join forces to support more children and young people

Beanstalk and Reading Matters have joined forces to reach more children and young people who need support with their reading.Read more

Beanstalk BookFest returns for 2017

Children’s authors and performers have come together to bring the magic of a book festival to London primary school children as part of Beanstalk BookFest 2017.Read more

Volunteer reading helpers bring the joy of reading to children in Teesside

Volunteer reading helpers have been making a big impact on children in Teesside through sharing their love of reading.Read more

Southern Water pledges £10,000 to help support our reading schemes in Kent

Southern Water has teamed up with national literacy charity Beanstalk to support Kent children with their reading. The ability to read has a huge impact on confidence and affects future life choices.Read more