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Inclusion team’s peer mentoring initiative brings great results

Inclusion team’s peer mentoring initiative brings great results   Reading Leaders and their reading partners at Pool Hayes Primary School The Rushall Inclusion Advisory Service in Walsall invited Reading Matters to deliver Reading Leaders training to local primary schools, in an initiative to raise reading attainment, last July.  A......

We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a very happy New Year!

Looking back at 2016, it’s been a fantastic year for Reading Matters! We’ve had a great impact on the lives of 6805 children, helping them to read well through one to one support, with an average improvement in reading age of 13months in just 10 hours. We were......

Join us to celebrate 20 years of Reading Matters at our Charity Ball

Join us to celebrate 20 years of Reading Matters at our Charity Ball In 2017 Reading Matters will be 20 years old! That’s two whole decades dedicated to improving reading skills and life chances for thousands of young people and we will be marking this......

Reading ages rocket as Reading Leaders take off at Longsands Academy

Reading ages rocket as Reading Leaders take off at Longsands Academy Reading Leader and partner working together at Longsands Academy Reading Matters has been invited to train a cohort of Reading Leaders each year at Longsands Academy since 2014. The programme works brilliantly in the......

Reading Matters conference to address ways of ‘Closing the Literacy Gap’

Reading Matters conference to address ways of ‘Closing the Literacy Gap’ Our conference on the 29th of June next year will explore the fundamental issue of ‘Closing the Literacy Gap’ and look at how we can achieve the best outcomes for all pupils, regardless of their starting......

Stalwart Volunteers Celebrate a Fantastic 15 Years of Helping Children to Read

Stalwart Volunteers Celebrate a Fantastic 15 Years of Helping Children to Read Pictured above: Steve Mort – Head Teacher of Corpus Christi Catholic College, Freda Pollard -Reading Mentor, Gillian Batcup – Reading Mentor, Christine Elliott – Reading Mentor Manager at Reading Matters Two of our longest-standing Reading Mentors celebrated over......

Reading Leaders Are Spreading The Reading Bug In Schools

Reading Leaders Are Spreading The Reading Bug In Schools We are delighted to have recently returned to Pendle Vale College in Nelson to train their latest cohort of Reading Leaders for the fourth consecutive year. Pendle Vale is one of many school partners who invite us back to......