Patron of Reading

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Current patrons

A passionate performance from author Joffre White

This list is reasonably up to date, although new patrons and schools become involved on a regular basis.


Patrons of Illustration


Sarah McIntyre-  St. Andrew's CE Primary School

Steven Lenton- Glebe Primary School


Patrons of Reading


USA

Curtis Jobling- Nord Anglia International School


New Zealand

Dawn McMillan- Te Totara Primary School

Swapna Haddow- Halswell School


Republic of Ireland

Alan Nolan- St Kilian's Community School

Juliette Saumande-  Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál

Sheena Wilkinson- Trinity Comprehensive School


Northern Ireland

Pauline Burgess- Millennium Integrated Primary School

 

Wales

Ruth Morgan- St Illtyd's Primary School

Eloise Williams- Jubilee Park Primary School and Bishop Hedley High School

David Brayley- Ysgol Dyffryn Aman

Shoo Rayner- Sully Primary School

Phil Carradice- Aberdare Community School

Saviour Pirotta- Ysgol Maes Owen

Tom Anderson- Radyr Comprehensive School

Julia Jarman (English) and Brenda Jones (Welsh)- Ysgol Pant y Rhedyn

Tom Palmer- Ysgol Dyffryn Aman

Steve Skidmore- Ysgol Esgob Morgan, Ysgol Clawdd Offa, Ysgol Caer Drewyn, Ysgol Maes-y-Llan and Ysgol Ffordd Dyffryn

Shoo Rayner (English) and Bethan Gwanas (Welsh)- Ysgol Bro Cinmeirch 

Jenny Sullivan-  Ysgol Cymraeg Caerffili, Ysgol y Lawnt, Glais Primary School, St Gwladys Bargoed School and Ysgol Gymraeg Penalltau


Scotland

David Goutcher- Duncanrig Secondary School

Lilian Ross- Duncan Forbes Primary School

Alan Bissett- Kincorth Academy

Cathy MacPhail- Lanark Grammar School

Renita Boyle- St James Primary School

McNicol and Jackson- Bankton Primary School

Theresa Breslin- Lorne Street Primary School

Janis Mackay- Sciennes Primary School

Laura Lam- Kemnay Academy 

John Brewster- The Waid Academy

Marjorie Leithead- Todholm Primary School

Cat Clarke- Graeme High School 

Jonathan Meres- Lasswade Primary School

Sheena Blackhall- Kaimhill School

Allan Burnett- Middleton Park School

Metaphrog- Northfield Academy

Lynne Rickards- Comely Park Primary School

Linda Strachan- Liberton High School

Victoria Campbell- Gryffe High School

Barry Hutchison- Paisley Grammar School


England

Gareth Baker- Lady Bay Primary School, Snarestone Primary School, Farmilo School and Coddington CE Primary School

Serena Patel- Firs Primary Academy

James Nicol- Howden Junior School

John Clewarth- Rawthorpe Junior School

Jonas Lane- Camestone School

Nick Toczek- Netherleigh and Rossefield School

Tony Higginson- Meols Cop High School

Simon Adepetun- Sommerville Primary School

Stephen Davies- Sayes Court Primary School and Ditton Park Academy

Camilla Chester- Peakirk-cum-Glinton CE Primary School

Hilary Robinson- South Milford Primary School

Frank Cottrell Boyce- Alsop High School

Joseph Delaney- Mongtomery Academy

Liz Brownlee- Chewton Mendip CE Primary School

Jasbinder Bilan- Mellers Primary School

Claire Fayers- Bridstow CE Primary School

Lily Dyu- Peterchurch Primary School

Sally-Anne Tapia-Bowes- Woodlands Primary School

Dan Worsley-  Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Primary School

Jude Lennon- Manor Primary School and Trinity St Peter's School

Alec Williams- Littlecoates Primary Academy

Catherine Cooper- Donnington Wood CE Junior School

Matt Dickinson- Fortismere School

Josh Lacey- King's Cross Academy

Ian Macdonald- Northumberland Heath Primary School and Brookland Junior School

Karen Gregory- Abbey Park School

Stephanie Clarkson- Clapham Terrace Primary School

Kim Curran- Gumley House School

Anthony McGowan- Kew House School

James Carter- Shrubland Street Primary School

Martin Griffin- Ellesmere Park High School

Chris Callaghan- West Thornton Primary School

Alan MacDonald- Broseley CE Primary School

Stewart Foster- Springwood Heath School

James Carter- Basildon CE Primary School, Downsway Primary School and  St Christopher's CE Primary School

Sophie Anderson- Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

Matt Goodfellow- St Mary's RC Primary School

Ali Sparkes- The Flying Bull Academy

Margaret Bateson-Hill- Cypress Primary School

Chris Higgins- Saltash.net Community School

Ian Johnstone- Burford School

Josh Seigal- John Wycliffe Primary School

Helen Moss- Kensington Community Primary School and Princethorpe Junior School

Faye Bird- Elthorne Park High School

John Dougherty- Minchinhampton CE Primary Academy

Jane Elson- London Enterprise Academy

Vashti Hardy -Glebe Primary School

Nicola Davies- Highley Primary School

Colin Parsons- Cherry Grove Primary School

Jonathan Stroud- Beechwood Park School

Steve Skidmore- Bedford School, Asfordby Captain’s Close Primary School, Nunthorpe Academy, Newham Bridge Primary School and Long Sutton Primary School

Sue Allonby- English Martyrs Catholic Primary School

Sarah Oliver- Cambridge Road School

Maz Evans- Heathlands Primary Academy

Karen Langtree- Le Cateau Primary School

Caroline Green- Palmers Green High School for Girls

Peter Lynas- Oakfield High School and College

Piers Torday- St Silas CE Primary School

Curtis Jobling- Park High School and Irlam & Cadishead College

Lorraine Gregory- Castle Wood Primary School

David Brayley- Ansford Academy

Mimi Thebo- Broadoaks School

Brian Moses- Hellingly Primary School and Woodlands Federation

Jennifer Killick-  St Michael's Catholic School and Little Plumstead Primary School

Kevin Brooke- Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College

Dan Smith- Northcote Lodge School

Andy Seed- Windwhistle Primary School

Cavan Scott- Greenfields ACT Academy

Tom Palmer- Somerville Primary School and St Wilfred's Primary School

Addy Farmer- Luddington and Garthorpe Primary School and Eastoft Primary School

Joffre White- Cirencester Deer Park School and Matravers School

Tanya Landman- Bideford College 

Bernard Young- Oldham Hulme Grammar School and Summerville Primary School 

Ally Sherrick- Cordwalles Junior School

Billy Bob Buttons- Spalding Primary School and Bluecoats Primary School

Sita Brahmachari- Archer Academy

MG Leonard- Cranleigh Prep School

Paul Lyalls- Heartlands High School

Vivian French- Oasis Academy Short Heath

Richard Vobes- Oak Hill Academy

Alex Scarrow- Neatherd High School

Rhian Ivory- Bordesley Green Girls' School

Non Pratt- Hornsey School for Girls

Polly Faber- Our Lady of Muswell RC Primary School

Elli Woollard- Heathmere Primary School

Damian Harvey- St Gabriel's CE Primary School

Ellie Irving- Hartwell Primary School

Di Toft- Gordano School

Stan Cullimore- St Mary Redcliffe C of E Primary School

Philip Womack- The John Roan School

Catherine Barr- Longtown Community Primary School

Niel Bushnell- North Durham Academy

Gabrielle Kent- East Whitby Primary School and Caldicotes Primary Academy

Marie Skilling- Oriel Academy

Conrad Burdekin- High Bank School

Laura Wood- King Edward VI School

Narinder Dhami- Whitefield Primary School

Julia Edwards- Wilton and Barford Primary School

Tony Dallas- St Aidans VC Primary School and St Michael Catholic Primary School

Tom Banks- Welbourne Primary School

Karen McCombie- Chestnuts Primary School

Sara Grant- The Broxbourne School

Gill Jepson- Dalton St Mary's CE Primary School, Broughton in Furness CE Primary School and Lindal & Marton Primary School

Keren David- Highgate Wood School

Abi Elphinstone- Whitchurch CE Primary School

Cid and Mo- Bulwell St Mary's CE School

Barbara Spencer- The Mead Primary School

Daniel Whelan- North Harringay Primary School

Sarah Mussi- Hele's School

Nicola Davies- Highley Primary School

Ann Evans- Sidney Stringer Academy

Eve Ainsworth- Glenthorne High School

Nell Phoenix- Belmont Junior School

Saviour Pirotta- Rufford Park Primary

Dan Freedman- Compass School Southwark

Rachel Lyon- Rainhill St Ann's C of E Primary School

Rebecca Westcott- Shaftesbury C of E Primary School

Sally Nicholls- Hayesfield Girls' School

Anna Wilson- St Vigor and St John CE Primary School

Mark Wright- Bawtry Mayflower Primary School

Steve Hartley- St Mary's CE Primary School

Bethany Wivell- High Littleton Primary School

Susan Price- Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School

Roger Hurn- Crondall Primary School

Mike Brownlow- Twin Sails Infant School and Nursery

Mini Grey- Appleton CE Primary School

Sam Enthoven- Alexandra Park School

Edward Trayer- Spalding Parish CE Day School

Rhian Ivory- Akeley Wood School

Simon Cheshire- Perry Wood Primary School

Maxine Linnell- Bilton School

Liz Million- St Stephen's RC Primary School

Ann Bryant- Woodlands Federation and Guernsey Primary Schools

Anne Rooney- Stratton Upper School

Bali Rai- Heartlands Academy and Wexham School 

Dave Cryer- Ripon Grammar School

Nick Ward- The Fulbridge Academy

Sam Gayton- Almond Hill Junior School

Ian BIllings- Usworth Colliery Primary

Ben Davis- Gosford Hill School

Tamsyn Murray- The Wroxham School and Oakmere Primary School

Julia Green- Colston's Girls' School

Kerry Drewery- Monks' Dyke Tennyson College

Tony Bradman- Henwick Primary School

Clare Mulley- Saffron Walden County High School

Chris White- Old Basford School

Cathy Cassidy- Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Primary School and The District CE Primary School

Paul Cookson- Devonshire Road Primary School and the Primary 6 Partnership

Emma Barnes- Eastfield Primary School

Sophia Bennett- The Abbey School

Andy Seed- Heather Garth Primary School 

Michelle Robinson- Trinity CEVC First School

Marcus Sedgwick- Cambourne Village College

Rebecca Lisle- Clifton College Prep School

Alexander Gordon Smith- City Academy Norwich

Catherine Johnson- Petchey Academy

John Townsend- Weavers Academy

Alan Gibbons- All Saints Catholic High School and Park View School

David Gatward- Norton Hill School and Oakfield Academy

C.J.Busby- Beaford Primary School

Steve Bowkett- Huxlow Science College and Irthlingborough Junior School

Michael Rosen- Earlsmead Primary School

Ruth Eastham- Frederick Bird Primary School 

Adam Bushnell- Easington Colliery Primary School and Sugar Hill Primary School

Craig Bradley- Cockermouth School

Cas Lester- Sandhills Community School

Emily Diamand- David Young Community Academy

Roy Apps- Paddington Academy and Oakley School

John Malam- Ashton on Mersey School

Patrick Ryan- Bury St Edmunds County Upper School

Jon Mayhew-The King's School and Neston High School

Joe Craig- Parkside Federation

Annabel Pitcher- The Morley Academy

Gillian Cross- Brownedge St Mary's Catholic High School and Clayesmore Prep School

Michaela Morgan- Loatlands Primary School