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Join the BoomReader Summer Readathon!

Every Read Counted

Get ready to dive into the world of books this summer with the BoomReader Summer Readathon! As the sun shines brightly over the UK, we’re excited to promote the joy of reading during the summer holidays. This engaging event encourages pupils to explore new stories, develop their reading skills, and compete for fantastic prizes. The school with the most logged reading time using BoomReader will be crowned the winner!

What did you read in 2023?

Here's a selection of some of the most popular books read by you at home last year

Room On The Broom

Guess How Much I Love You

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

Animal Poems

The Twits

The Smeds And The Smoos


The Very Hungry Caterpillar


How It Works?

  • Make sure your school has an active  BoomReader subscription

  • Start Reading: Encourage your pupils to read as much as possible during the summer holidays.

  • Log Reading: Pupils log their reading using the BoomReader platform. Every log counts!

  • Track Progress: Keep an eye on your school's progress with our real-time leaderboard.

  • Win Amazing Prizes: The school with the most reading time logged by the end of the summer wins fantastic prizes!

Benefits of Participation

  • Encourages Regular Reading: The readathon motivates pupils to make reading a daily habit.

  • Develops Literacy Skills: Pupils improve their reading comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking.

  • Fosters a Love of Reading: By exploring different genres and authors, pupils can discover new interests.

  • Builds Community Spirit: Working together towards a common goal unites pupils and teachers.

Tips for a Successful Readathon

  • Create a Reading Schedule: Help pupils plan their reading time each day.

  • Organise Reading Events: Host virtual or in-person storytime sessions and book clubs.

  • Celebrate Milestones: Recognise pupils’ achievements with certificates, badges, and shout-outs.

  • Involve Parents: Encourage parents to read with their children and track their progress together.


Coming Soon

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