Record number of young readers visit Not So Secret Book Clubs

Read With Me featured in Punchline Gloucester this week! Here’s the an extract from the article by David Wood: During the Easter holidays local reading project Read with me treated children to four Not So Secret Book Club events in Gloucestershire. Over 300 children attended the events at Robinswood Hill Country Park and Wotton Community PARC over the two-week break, […]

Recent News Coverage

Check our latest press coverage: BBC Radio Gloucestershire 15th October 2:10pm Steve Kitchen Programme (from 12:20 using this link) Punchline Gloucestershire SoGlos

Not So Secret Book Club – Gloucester

Pop along to Tuffley Park from  10am -12pm every Tuesday in the summer holidays and pick up a children’s book free of charge. We’ve got a huge selection, from simple board books to teen fiction. We’ll also have craft materials available and inspiration for simple creative projects. Story sessions too. We’ll be outside the café. Any questions send us a […]

Not So Secret Book Club – Wotton Under Edge

The Not So Secret Book Club will be coming to Synwell Playing Field on Friday 31st July and then on the 7th, 14th and 21st August. 10am – 12pm. It’s a free drop- in activity for children of all ages. They can pick up a book and craft pack and there will be story telling. It’s the opportunity to give […]

Seeing progress

“For over a year now I have been reading with Reception and Year 1 children at a local primary school, spending 30 minutes at a time a couple of days a week. As well as helping the children to read, I also like to encourage them to ask questions and have a general chat with me – I love to […]

Literacy Packs In Lockdown

During ‘lock down’ we’ve been unable to go in to school as usual to hear children read. We know that many of the children we hear every week have few if any books at home so we needed to provide book packs fast and with limited resources. (We’re also great believers in making every penny work as hard as possible.) […]

Greedy.Company gives life to Read With Me

We know that it’s often only through team work you can make things happen. When you’re trying to launch something from scratch but with big ambitions then it helps if you can work with the best in the business. We needed an identity and a website but needed to concentrate all our funds on delivering reading support and that’s when […]

2.6 Challenge

Westfield School has 40% of children on Pupil Premium many of whom have been in school during lockdown as well as the children of frontline workers whose parents have been at the coal face. They needed to provide quality meals which the usual caterer was unable to supply. It was important to the teachers to give this support to the […]