Another surprise guest!

Not only have we peaked the interest of the one and only Mr Speaker, but now the Read & Ride-A-Thon team have sparked the interest of a performer, presenter, script writer, impressionist and actor! Mr Chris Jarvis came into KPA, talking about his illustrious career. You many know him from CBeebies and CBBC, as alongside…

Our grueling training regime…

The Read and Ride-A-Thon team have been busily training, using up their evenings and weekends in order to get fit and prepare themselves for the epic bike ride! The team have commented, “Training has been very hard, the most difficult thing is waking up at 6am in the morning!” Sleepily, they get their Specialized gear…

Hello Mr Speaker!

Here at King’s Park Academy, we were extremely privileged to welcome such a widely known and accredited British figure. John Bercow, MP (Member of Parliament) has been Mr Speaker in the House of Commons for almost 10 years. He is a well recognised and significant member of the government, with a very important job role….

KPA’s Family Fun Day

This year, KPA are hosting their very own Family Fun Day, in support of the Read & Ride-A-Thon team. The event will take place on Saturday 14th July from 11am to 3pm. Money raised on this day will go towards our grand total of £20 000! The fun-fueled day will be jam packed full of…

Extreme Reading Competition Winners!

A huge thank you and well done to all children who took part in the Extreme Reading competition! We were inundated with fantastic, funny, beautiful and some bizarre, extreme reading photos!  In fact, the photos were so good…that we couldn’t choose just one winner…so we chose 6! Congratulations to all our winners, you took extreme…

Specialized bike fitting!

A ginormous thank you goes to Specialized for turning our amateur Read & Ride-A-Thon team into (almost) professional cyclists kitted out with all the Specialized gear! Upon arrival, the team met Blake, who gave them a guided tour of the incredible Specialized Head Quarters, including the showroom and workshop. They then met Murph who used…

KPA’s very own author!

The Read and Ride-A-Thon is all about promoting both exercise and reading for our children! We know that one way to do this is by sharing some of our success stories, of how books can inspire everyone, wherever you are from or whatever you do!  Here at KPA we have our own success story –…

Read & Ride-A-Thon Team Interview

We asked two of KPA’s finest and very enthusiastic interviewers to get all the gossip from the Read & Ride-A-Thon team.  Where will they sleep on their epic journey?  What will they be wearing?  Who has the most embarrassing biking story?  Find out the answers to all these questions and more… by watching the video…

Donate here!

We are hugely grateful to everyone who is able to help us by donating any money you can! Every penny you can donate will go towards developing children’s love of reading and enjoyment of exercise! Research shows that children who are read to from an early age, and who continue to read on a daily…

Extreme Reading Competition!

Are you an avid reader? Do you love reading high and low…far and wide? Then this is the competition for you!  The Read and Ride-A-Thon team are launching their next competition, and we want you to get involved!  We want you to find an obscure place to read your book…and then get an adult to…