Friday was a return visit. I had already been to The Lauries to meet ‘Get into Reading’.
I met, yet again, a wonderful group of young people. All of them had an extraordinary tale to tell.
Some months ago I was invited to speak at the National Literacy Trust’s conference. The intention was to speak on the ‘foundation years’ report but the other speakers were so good that I stayed for most of the day.
The organisers asked the assembled...