Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Beanstalk

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
East Midlands Area Office, Barratt House, Kingsthorpe Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN2 6EZ
Telephone number:
0845 450 0338
Mobile number:
01604 720969
Service description:
Beanstalk (previously known as Volunteer Reading Help) is a national charity that works with schools to help raise literacy standards.

Beanstalk recruit, train and support volunteers to provide consistent, one-to-one literacy support to primary school children who need help. Beanstalk's trained reading helpers give them the support they need to improve their reading ability and confidence.

The children Beanstalk help may have fallen behind with their reading, lack confidence, or struggle with their fluency, comprehension or vocabulary.

For more information about becoming a "Beanstalk School" or a reading volunteer, visit their website.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
6 years - 11 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Education or school
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
04/10/2017
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