The Kindness of Children at The Corbet School
At the Readathon office, we're always touched by great feedback from young readers whose schools have run a Readathon sponsored read. In the run-up to Christmas and the season of goodwill, it's been especially heartwarming to receive a message this morning from The Corbet School, a Shrewsbury secondary school.
These fabulous quotes from Year 7 readers show that not only did they enjoy their reading, they were also highly motivated by being empowered to help children less fortunate than themselves.
"I loved Readathon, I loved the experience and that we have raised so much money. What an opportunity I have had in my childhood to be able to raise money for children who are ill! I have made everyone in my family proud and I hope that I have made the children who are ill very happy. I hope I have put a smile on their faces because I have a smile on my face!" (Amy M)
"I enjoyed Readathon. I am happy because I met my Readathon target and I am so pleased that we have helped those less fortunate." (Dominic B)
"I think it was an amazing experience and I really enjyoed it. I hope they do it every year! It made you want to push yourself and read more books." (Alex W)
"Readathon is really good. I don't really like reading but I enjoyed Readathon because it was for people who needed it. I hope all the money we raised will help a lot. It was an opportunity to show that reading can change people's lives. I am happy with what we raised. Everyone enjoyed reading to help people. Thank you to everyone who got sponsors and everyone who sponsored someone." (Katie H)
"Readathon was a very good experience and it all goes to a good cause. Everybody just lit up with happiness when we found out how much money we had raised. If you ever get a chance to take part in a Readathon, take it!" (George W)