Reading Matters specialises in one-to-one support to motivate young people to reach their potential by becoming confident and enthusiastic readers.

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    Fundraising News

    New ‘Giving by text service’ Text ‘RMRM03 £3′ to 70070 to donate £3 to Reading Matters and make a difference today.

    Thanks to Andy Sunley who completed the first Great Northern Trail Triathlon for Reading Matters – A fantastic £360 raised.

    The Weakest Link comes to Leeds University’s English Society! Thank you for donating the proceeds to us!

    Are you holding an event and would like to donate to Reading Matters? Please contact us or use our Just Giving page. Thank you!

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    Reading Matters Conference ‘Reading for Pleasure, Boosting Attainment’ – Tuesday 8 July 2014, West Yorkshire

    Our 2nd Reading Matters conference ‘Reading for Pleasure, Boosting Attainment’ was held on 8 July 2014. Included Mr Burton of Educating Yorkshire, Dr Rachael Levy, Author Lindsay Pickton, The Phoenix, School Library Association, Thinking Child, Norfolk Children’s Book Centre, Rhythm for Reading, Canterbury Imagine and more….

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    Reading Teams Work!

    Ever thought about how you could use Reading Teams training? At Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College in Bradford, Reading Matters trained their administration staff to become Reading Mentors. Two of them enjoyed working with their pupil reading partners so much, they switched careers and are now both Learning Support Assistants!

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    Reading Leaders in Primary

    Our highly effective and successful Reading Leaders training course  is now available for primary schools. Training notes, resource packs and a free place for your school co-ordinator included.

    ‘Best school day ever!’ according to a Year 5 pupil in Leeds. Your Reading Leaders will boost literacy attainment and enhance school cohesion through their one-to-one sessions with younger peers… [Read on]

Reading Matters’ services really work. They improve reading for children and young people; enhancing reading comprehension, word recognition, language development, communication skills, confidence and self-esteem.

Please take a look at our short film about who we are and what we do.

“I am really impressed with the quality of the training and support provided by Reading Matters. Our Reading Leaders have found that they are benefitting from the work alongside their partners. It is helping with self confidence and self esteem and the students are thriving on the responsibility that the role requires.”

Director of Teaching and Learning, Bradford
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