Our Impact

Transforming Children's Futures

Our online reading volunteer programme boosts children's confidence and enjoyment of reading, strengthens their belief that they're good readers and sparks their excitement about the world of books.

Take a look at our impact so far.


87% of teachers believed children were more confident with their reading after having attended Chapter One sessions (Annual Survey, 2023)


more students were reading at the expected standard at the end of the year compared to when they started Chapter One sessions - 34% to 59%. (Impact Report, 2023)


98% of volunteers would recommend the programme to a friend (Annual Survey, 2023)

Key Evidence

We're committed to robust impact evaluation of our work and have commissioned external evaluators to measure our outcomes in relation to reading confidence, attainment and motivation.

Evidence of Impact

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