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Resources

26 March 2020

Covid-19 Toolkit to Stay Connected

We know many of our partners have had to close their buildings and are working remotely. We want to share our resources and ideas that will help us all stay connected.

20 March 2020

Stay Connected! Continuing Reading Friends

Guidance about the different ways to continue Reading Friends. Please share your ideas.

20 March 2020

Stay Connected! Activities, ideas and resources

Ideas of activities and resources to help during this changing and challenging time. Please share ideas with us.

20 March 2020

Stay Connected! Reading Suggestions

Ideas of useful reading materials. Please share any ideas you have.

20 March 2020

Stay Connected! Signposting

Details and links of other useful organisations. Please share ideas with us.

20 March 2020

Stay Connected! Wellbeing and Mental Health

Links and ideas for making sure to look after your wellbeing and mental health.

20 March 2020

Top Tips for Living in Self-Isolation

Think Positive, Be Healthy and Keep Busy with our top tips for living in self-isolation

12 March 2020

Reading Friends Spring: Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea Spring.

11 March 2020

Reading Friends Spring: Session Idea

A plan for a spring-themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at and talk about.

10 March 2020

Reading Friends Foraging Resource

This pack provides facts about what foraging is and plants that are commonly found in the UK.

05 March 2020

Quick Reads: A Fresh Start Reading Guide for Reading Friends

A reading guide for Quick Reads short story collection ‘A Fresh Start’ with questions suited to Reading Friends groups.

17 February 2020

Reading Friends Share a Story: Resource Pack

This pack provides resources and further materials to use alongside the Share a Story session idea.

17 February 2020

Reading Friends Share a Story: Session Idea

A plan for a storytelling themed Reading Friends session, including discussion starters, storytelling tips and activity ideas.

07 February 2020

Reading Friends evaluation introduction GUIDANCE

Read before using the evaluation surveys. Background information about the evaluation and the process.

06 February 2020

Reading Friends Participation Monitoring Form

Fill in this form for each setting in your project before 30th June 2020. Read the guidance note before using this form.

05 February 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE for participant monitoring form

Guidance and tips for filling in the participation monitoring form. Read before filling in the form.

29 January 2020

Reading Friends volunteer survey

Survey to give to Reading Friends volunteers in June 2020 or when their volunteering comes to an end. Read the guidance note before using the survey.

29 January 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE for volunteer survey

Guidance for the volunteer survey and some FAQs inc. why, how and who should fill it in. Use alongside the survey.

28 January 2020

Reading Friends participant survey

Survey to give to Reading Friends participants in June 2020 or when a project comes to an end. Read the guidance note before using the survey.

28 January 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE for participant survey

Guidance for the participant survey and some FAQs inc. why, how and who should fill it in. Use alongside the survey.

27 January 2020

Reading Friends one-off activity participant survey

Survey to evaluate the impact of one-off Reading Friends activities such as taster or hospital sessions. Read the guidance note before using the survey.

27 January 2020

Reading Friends GUIDANCE one-off activity participant survey

Guidance for the one-off activity participant survey and some FAQs inc. why, how and who should fill it in. Use alongside the survey.

21 January 2020

Reading Friends Food for Thought: Resource Pack

This pack provides resources further materials to use alongside the Food for Thought session idea.

21 January 2020

Reading Friends Food for Thought: Session Idea

A plan for a food themed Reading Friends session, including discussion starters, things to read and activity ideas.

01 January 2020

Reading Friends Evaluation Top Tips

A handy guide with some top tips for carrying out evaluation for Reading Friends.

05 December 2019

Reading Friends Christmas: Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the Christmas session idea.

05 December 2019

Reading Friends Christmas: Session Idea

A plan for a Christmas themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at and talk about.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea Winter.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Branding Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends branding guidelines alongside our programme logos. It also contains information about our fonts and colours.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends project plan

Keep your Reading Friends project on track day-to-day with this editable plan for your key milestones.