Adelle, ELSA and teaching assistant at Sandringham School, set up a Reading Force group for six Service pupils at the school. They all read and talked about Horrid Henry Meets The Queen and shared their thoughts on the book. The group met for 30 minutes every Thursday, during teaching time, because the Head Teacher felt it was really important to...Read more
The fantastic children from Plymstock School HMS Heroes group discovered Reading Force themselves and then asked Tracy, their group leader, to contact us so they could take part. We sent them scrapbooks, they put up posters, and Tracy bought some of our recommended reads. In their HMS Heroes room is a shelf and a display table for the Reading Force...Read more
Staff at Harestock School keenly supported Reading Force to their Service pupils and many families took part. We were thrilled to award them the 2012 prize of most actively participating school - and they won an author visit. Our star author was Sara Starbuck.
Headteacher Mrs Jackie Sankey said:
“I was very impressed with the standard of the scrapbooks the children produced...Read more
We arranged a Reading Force family event at the Broom Farm Community Centre in Windsor, a couple of weeks before the Household Cavalry Regiment were deployed. The founder of Reading Force and Army wife, Dr Alison Baverstock introduced Reading Force to the families, and award-winning author Lee Weatherly did a fun story workshop with the families. It was a great...Read more
Jeanette Kemp of Dedworth Library invited local Service children from different schools to attend author events, and created a special Reading Force area and display in the children’s library. She presented Reading Force materials and kept a stock of scrapbooks and leaflets for Service families visiting the library. Read more
Award-winning author Mini Grey visited Alexander First School to kick-start the school’s Reading Force activity. Red Fox donated books for the children and brilliant Mini managed to get everyone drawing!Read more