Ready to Read is an early literacy project in Reading, Berkshire. Our mission is to bring books and a love of reading to young families across the Whitley ward and to provide support to parents, teachers and other community members who are passionate about getting children reading.
Here you will find an overview of several related projects, all aimed at supporting family literacy in Reading, UK. We know that having access to high-quality engaging books before starting school can make a big difference to a child’s school experience and outcomes. We run storybook reading groups, parent book clubs and summer schools to help children and their families to get involved with books from early in life. We also run research projects to find out what are the best ways to encourage a love of reading and to enhance children’s reading skills.