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Students read to help others

Students at GHES smash their reading target for another year running, and unlock a box of books for their local foodbank!

Photo showing Tash and Lucy from Read for Good with Joseph Coelho, Waterstones Children's Laureate, 2022 - 2024

Online event with Joseph Coelho

Over 200 schools and 20,000 pupils joined us for a free LIVE virtual event with Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Joseph Coelho.

Non-Fiction November 2023

In celebration of Non-Fiction November, Readathon schools benefited from a host of digital resources, plus the chance to win a box of books.

Award winning Read for Good event!

We are delighted to win ‘Best Virtual Non-Fundraising Event 2023’ for our 2023 World Book Day event with Michael Morpurgo.

Exclusive Read for Good National Book Token

Thanks to our wonderful long-term partners, National Book Tokens, we are delighted to launch our very own Read for Good National Book Token! 

Readathon Summer Party 2023

Over 6,500 children joined the second ever Readathon Summer Party! This fun-filled virtual event was a wonderful festival of stories!

Storyteller Conference 2023

Read for Good hosted our annual Storyteller Conference on the 23rd and 24th of May this year. We’re already looking forward to the next one!

Share our Dr Alex George film with pupils

Award-winning and best-selling author, Dr. Alex George recorded a special event for Read for Good , talking about his top tips to boost mental health.

Reading for pleasure in Alternative Provision schools

Part of a series of pilot projects, read how we worked with a local Alternative Provision school to help support reading for pleasure.

Reading for pleasure in Special schools

As part of our pilot programmes exploring how we can work with different setting types, find out how we adapted our programmes to boost reading for pleasure in a Special School.

World Book Day with Michael Morpurgo

Over 650 Readathon schools and 75,000 students joined our live event with Michael Morpurgo to celebrate 40 years of War Horse.

New Chair of Trustees

Trustees are the often unseen heroes of the charity world. With huge thanks to outgoing Chair Mike Walker, we welcome Kevin on board.