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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.

One year of Lu’s Bundle of Wonderful

Award-winning author and Read for Good Ambassador, Lu Fraser sent the final “Bundle of Wonderful”, drawing a year of book donations to a magical close.

Readathon trainee teachers’ session

Lucy Robinson, Read for Good’s Readathon Manager, visited the Institute of Education to speak to PGCE students about reading for pleasure.

Cressida Cowell event for schools!

Cressida Cowell participated in an amazing event for over 120 Readathon schools, where she introduced her new book, Which Way to Anywhere.

Storytellers re-united

Conferences can conjure up an image of delegate packs and the post-lunch slump. Not so for Read for Good’s Storyteller Conference!

Pilot project: Hospital education service

Read for Good’s tools can be used in all sorts of settings – find out how a hospital outreach service united outpatients.

Readathon Summer Party 2022

57 schools and over 6,500 pupils registered to join our first celebratory free author event to thank this year’s Readathon schools for their amazing reading and raising.