Month: November 2019

An Ode to our Storytellers

Group Storytellers

Here’s to our folks who tell the tales, From robot gardeners to hypnotic whales, From Truro up to Aberdeen,These are superheroes in orange that can be seen, With guitars, story dice, bags of tricks,From hundreds of stories you can pick, Ghost stories, poems, and lots more aside,All shared at a hospital bedside, Give three cheers […]

Specialist Learning Mentor Harry Hawcroft from Leeds Children’s Hospital shares his thoughts on Read for Good’s hospital programme

Storyteller Amanda and Specialist Learning Mentor Harry and the Read for Good bookcase

Although I’ve only recently started working as a Specialist Learning Mentor at Leeds Children’s Hospital, it’s extremely evident how beneficial the partnership with Read for Good is for both patients and their families during the time they are here. By providing a diverse range of books that children get to read and keep, young patients’ […]

Alex Holt from Greenfield Primary on how winning a visit from Read for Good Patron Sir Tony Robinson has helped inspire the students and how Readathon has helped fuel their passion for reading.

Tony Robinson at Greenfield Primary

When I took over as Head of English at Greenfield Primary in 2017, I felt the need to spread my love of reading around the school as quickly and as powerfully as possible.  After researching different ways to do this, I stumbled across ‘Read for Good’ ‘s Readathon which jumped out at me as something […]