For familiesWe have lots of fun, quick, and easy activities for Middlesbrough families.Learn more
For schoolsWe support schools to improve their literacy levels, and encourage pupils to read and write in their own time.Learn more
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Success storyView detailsHelen’s baby, James, was born at 28 weeks old, weighing just 2lbs. We provided Helen with books and advice on reading to her premature baby while he was in hospital. Success storyView detailsOver the last school year we have delivered the Puffin World of Stories programme in schools in Middlesbrough. Success storyView detailsFor more than 20 years our Young Readers Programme has provided children from disadvantaged backgrounds with the skills they need to choose books and fall in love with reading. The...
Fifth Anniversary Report
Middlesbrough Reads was the first National Literacy Trust Hub. It was establised to break the cycle of poverty and intergenerational low literacy that was impacting on local children’s life chances. In our first five years, we worked with over 40,000 families. You can read more about our impact by downloading our report.