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Businesses across the South West have already signed up to make a difference in their community, in a range of ways. 

A number of businesses have already immersed themselves in the new initiative, with staff from Bond Dickinson, Santander and Ashton Gate signing up to support Reading Stars. The volunteers on this programme act as ‘Reading Buddies’, helping children practice their reading with one-to-one tutoring on a weekly basis.

Reading Stars is currently being delivered in four Bristol schools – St Mary Redcliffe Primary, Hotwells Primary, Millpond Primary and Birdwell Primary – with volunteers signing up for a six to seven-week term. 

From our Reading Stars programme - which helps primary school children, aged between seven and 11, improve their literacy skills using sport as an engagement tool – to the sponsorship of an entire community programme, Nascence offers a whole variety of ways in which businesses can inspire the community using the power of sport.