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

  • Liz Pichon has become a patron of Reading Matters!

    We are delighted that the multi award-winning author and illustrator Liz Pichon has agreed to support our mission of helping children and young people to reach their potential by becoming confident and enthusiastic readers.  Come and see Liz at the Reading Matters Conference in Brighouse on the 9th of July!

  • Did you know that you can easily support Reading Matters at no additional cost to you?

    We have found a great way to raise money for free, simply by shopping online through a website called Whenever you buy anything online (e.g. presents, groceries, clothes, books, flights, hotel rooms, etc.) you can raise a free donation for Reading Matters. There are over 2,700 retailers registered with the site, including Amazon, John Lewis, eBay and Tesco who will donate a percentage of what you spend to Reading Matters to say thank you for shopping with them. See our easyfundraising page for more details. You can also download the easyfundraising donation reminder.

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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