20 amazing BookBenches have popped up across Stoke-on-Trent!  The BookBenches will be at host venues across Stoke-On-Trent until the end of June to encourage reading and provide a place for rest.

You can pick up a copy of the book bench trai...

20 Mar 2019

Easter is nearly here and we would like you to help the children of Stoke-on-Trent to give their dummies to the Easter Bunny.

We would like you to launch a campaign in your settings to encourage children to become dummy-free. There will be a prize for...

14 Feb 2019

In 2018, people across Stoke-on-Trent were invited to submit their favourite family recipes to the Stoke Family Cookbook – and the finished book is now available for Stoke residents to pick up for free.
 
The cookbook was created as part of the Stoke...

14 Feb 2019

Radio 4 presenter Kim Normanton has been looking schemes across the country which are helping to boost the language skills of young children. Stoke Speaks Out was highlighted as one of those schemes looking at how we talk to very young children and b...

5 Oct 2018

December 5, 9.15am to 3.30pm, Treehouse Children's Centre.

The Speech and Language Therapy Services are offering an exciting training opportunity to local schools. Talk Boost KS2 is a targeted intervention for children in Years 3,4 and 5 who have dela...

13 Sep 2018

The National Literacy Trust are bringing BookBench sculptures to Stoke-on-Trent in spring 2019 to celebrate the city’s love of reading.
 
The BookBenches will be decorated by schools and community groups across the city with designs inspired by books...

9 Aug 2018

Are you wondering why colourful rocks are being left in parks or hidden on paths near you?

Rock painting has become popular with adults and children painting stones with a design and leaving them in places to be found by others such as parks or touris...

15 Jun 2018

Stoke Speaks out has released a good practice guide on the best way to read with your child. To find out more, why no view this article

12 Jun 2018

Congratulations to Rachel Burt and Helen Von Olhen (Thomas Boughey Kindergarten), Julie Parker – Bowen (Star Academy), Nicola Rossen and Shirley Ottaway (Communication Champions), Vicky Matthews (Carmountside Primary Academy) and Dawn Bailey (SEND se...

11 May 2018

The Stoke Speaks Out team would like to say a huge thank you to you everyone for their support.

The interest from settings across the City has been really positive. 3 videos have been produced and released and we hope that parents who worry about read...

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