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Danyl Johnson is singing and raising funds for Red Balloon-Reading. Danyl will be supported by Pauly Zarb and De Los Mios!
Red Balloon - Reading students cook healthy food under the guidance of visiting chef Jack Sykes
Student and volunteers from Red Balloon - Reading visit Readifood, Reading's food bank to donate food and see how it works
Red Balloon Reading's Ofsted report is now available.
On Wednesday 20th March a group of students from Red Balloon Reading set off on a centre adventure to London. In preparation for the trip the students were asked to think of a location/attraction in the capital that they would most like to visit. In keeping with the centre's negotiated curriculum approach all of the locations were chosen to compliment the students current interests and study topics.
Red Balloon Reading officially celebrated its opening this week.
Red Balloon Reading partner hibu, formerly Yell, recently won the Business in Action Category at the Pride of Reading Awards for its work in launching Red Balloon Reading.
Reading are looking for a Student Support Assistant.
Red Balloon Reading welcomed their local MP Rob Wison. Since he became the MP for Reading East in 2005 he has made it a priority to try to improve the education that young people receive in his constituency.
High flyers from Yell took fundraising to the extreme recently by doing a tandem skydive - jumping 10,000 feet for Red Balloon Reading.
Red Balloon Reading celebrates the final preparation for the new term with desktop computers, laptops and printers donated and set up by Bottom Line Technologies.
Taking fundraising to the max are Yell employees Andrea Seward, Customer Service Manager, and Mandy Withers, Senior Customer Services Executive who are preparing to do their first (ever!) tandem skydive to raise money for Red Balloon Reading.
Red Balloon-Reading welcomes singing sensation Danyl Johnson as its Patron
Busy fund-raisers at Yell have been pushing up the cash barometer in recent months, with their creative efforts now having raised around £12,000 to date - almost a fifth of their target.