Do You Want to Share Your Love of Reading?

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum

Do you have a passion for reading? Are you looking for a really rewarding volunteering experience that will change a child’s life?

Life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves confidently. Sadly, that isn’t always the case. Last year one in four children in Birmingham left  primary school unable to read to the required level, something that will have devastating consequences on their future prospects.

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Beanstalk is a children’s literacy charity that aims to rewrite this story with the help of local volunteers. Beanstalk recruits, trains, and supports volunteers to work with children who are struggling with their reading, ensuring that they have the skills and confidence to reach their true potential and lead successful lives.
Beanstalk’s trained reading helpers work with children on a one-to-one basis, giving them consistent support to improve their reading levels, increase overall confidence and enjoyment of reading. Together, they read, play…

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