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The support of local people, organisations and businesses is crucial to the work of Swindon Stories.

Whether you can volunteer your time, fundraise for our work, support us through your business, or donate to our mission, you can change life stories in your community.

  • Disadvantaged children are falling behind in the early years

    Almost half of disadvantaged children in Swindon did not achieve a good level of development at the end of the early years foundation stage in 2017, compared to 30% of all children in the town.

  • Disadvantaged young people are missing out at GCSE level

    Two thirds of disadvantaged young people in the town did not achieve good grades in GCSE English and maths in 2017, compared to 40% of all pupils in Swindon.

  • Swindon has a high literacy need

    A quarter of the wards in Swindon are in the top 20% of literacy need in the country.

How you can help

  • Child learning literacy skills online

    Volunteer with us

    Find out how you can volunteer your time to support our work and change lives through literacy.
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    Enter the Swindon Community Lottery

    Every ticket you buy makes a real difference to our work across Swindon.
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  • How a book can change a child's life story


    Donate today and help us give even more children the literacy skills to succeed in life.
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Early Years case studies