Young read­ers break record

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Wheely Wet For Big Bike Race -

Three thou­sand chil­dren across Kent have been named record break­ers af­ter notch­ing up more than half a mil­lion min­utes of read­ing at home.

The young­sters are tak­ing part in KM’s Buster’s Book Club, a pilot lit­er­acy scheme for schools that aims to fos­ter a life­long love of books.

The ini­tia­tive has achieved a com­bined to­tal of 568,723 min­utes of home read­ing and or­gan­is­ers are chal­leng­ing schools in the Ash­ford area to sign up for Buster’s Book Club when the new aca­demic year starts in Septem­ber.

Visit www.km­char­i­tyteam. co.uk or call 0844 264 0291.

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