To inspire a love of reading, because reading is
the gateway to learning.

Readingmate Blog

Co-founder and esteemed SEND English teacher, Hannah Rix, releases weekly blogs on key topics of the moment, as well as the most challenging, prescient, controversial and relevant issues facing your child.

We pride ourselves on inspiring children to engage in a life-long love of books and reading!

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Why aren’t our children reading at home?

Parents have many roles in the home; care taker, cook, cleaner, taxi service, hair dresser, personal stylist, laundrette, just to name a…

15 ways to get your child excited about reading

Finding new ways to get kids excited about reading is something we’re passionate about at Readingmate. We want to inspire the next…

How habits are formed

Habit forming is essential to ensure your child reaps the benefits of reading We all have good and bad habits. But, how…

How to encourage the right childhood reading behaviours in 5 small steps

As adults, we have the ability to help set our children’s long term behaviours. We want to ensure that we equip them…

The link between reading and school performance

The benefits of reading for children are well known, whether you’re an educator or a parent. But did you know that there is a…

How reading can benefit your child

As a parent, discover how reading can benefit your child to ensure they DO their very best at any age. Reading helps…

Why Readingmate exists

Readingmate exists because we believe that there should be no barrier for children of all ages and abilities to read. We believe…