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Relax, Read & Succeed this Summer!

If athletes didn’t practise their skills for two months, their performance would suffer. The same is true of children ...

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Relax, Read & Succeed this Summer!

Friday 9th July 2021

If athletes didn’t practise their skills for two months, their performance would suffer. The same is true of children who don’t read over the summer. Children and teachers work so hard throughout the school year, only to find that when they start the new school year in September, things have gone backwards. This is referred to as the ‘summer slide.’ The consequences of ...

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Donating Our Preloved Books

Friday 30th April 2021

You may have noticed that our giveaways over the years have not just been about discount codes – but about getting our preloved books rehomed to children and schools who really need them. We wanted to give you more information about what we mean when we say our preloved books so here goes….. As a through-the-post book rental subscription service, our members pay a monthly fee to rec...

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Back To School Boost!

Thursday 11th March 2021

Back to School Book Boost! We are so pleased to see children back in school, and it has been lovely that many of our newer ‘lockdown’ members have decided to continue their membership as an accompaniment to their school reading. Home schooling may be over for children, but home learning and home reading is more important than ever. As children go back to school, there will be huge di...

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Wednesday 24th February 2021

WORLD BOOK DAY GIVEAWAY! We are all excited by the announcement that schools will be back on the 8th March but that does mean that World Book Day on 4th March will still be a remote event. Children have become real experts at remote learning and Reading Chest has loved helping so many of them read real books at home throughout the last year of lockdowns. We would like to inspire more young reade...

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Lockdown 3 - Here we go again....

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Well who’d have thought back in March we’d now be in our third lockdown? We certainly didn’t, but it’s been really rewarding to be able to help so many children keep reading at home. The Reading Chest team has been working hard to maintain business as usual to continue regular book deliveries to all the keen (and not so keen) young readers. What a joy it has been to see s...

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