Inspiring Parents: Tong & Bowling

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We're inspiring families in Tong & Bowling to fall in love with reading! We want parents, grandparents, guardians and carers to get involved and champion reading in their family and community.

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Become a Parent Champion

No-one is more important than parents and carers when it comes to your children’s education.

We are looking for parents and carers with links to primary schools in Tong & Bowling to run fun activities to help other parents to support their children. We will provide training, ongoing support and resources to help you.

Email us to get involved.

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Get involved

  • Parents and carers

    Tips and activities to help you support your child’s literacy skills at all ages.

    Visit Words for Life.

  • Schools and settings

    Contact us to find out how your school or setting can get involved.

    Email us.

  • Businesses

    Use your business’ resources, reach and local knowledge to make a real impact.

    Pledge your support.