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Peterborough Reads is a community driven campaign, which means we need as many local businesses and people involved as possible.

Whether you can volunteer your time, work in your local community, fundraise for our work or donate to our mission, we need your help.

  • A third of pupils in Peterborough don't finish primary school with the reading skills they need

    In 2018, only 66% of pupils in Peterborough finished primary school at the expected level of reading.

  • Disadvantaged children are falling behind

    Only 48% of children from disadvantaged areas across Peterborough finish primary school at the expected level of reading.

  • Peterborough is an area with high literacy need

    Six wards in Peterborough are within the top 10% of wards in England with the greatest literacy need.

How you can help

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    Sponsor a BookBench

    Be part of an incredible, city-wide project to inspire a love of reading.
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  • Peterborough Where's Wally fun run

    Sign up for the Peterborough Where's Wally? fun run

    For the first time ever, we are bringing our Where's Wally? fun run to Peterborough!
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    Donate to our work

    Your donations will help us continue our work in Peterborough.
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Get in touch

We need local businesses to help us make the greatest impact across Peterborough. Speak to our development team to find out how we can work together.

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