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August 4, 2017 News Real Action Emergency! Can you help? Might any of your friends? Your acquaintances? An important source of support for our wonderful Butterfly reading classes for disadvantaged literacy needy children has been the English Express classes we give to grown-ups. These…


Grenfell Tower Tragedy

June 23, 2017 News GRENFELL TOWER REAL ACTION’S MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE The Tower is at the heart of one of the needy communities in which we run Butterfly Literacy Schools and we have been consoling some of the parents we know. We are mourning…


Thank you, Chetak Ghandi!

March 24, 2016 News On Sunday 20 March, our volunteer Chetak Gandhi took part in the North London Half Marathon in order to raise funds for Real Action. He ran the race in 1 hour 47 minutes, and raised £500.00. We are very grateful…


Chetak Gandhi running North London Half Marathon

March 20, 2016 News On the 20 March, our volunteer Chetak Gandhi will be running the North London Half Marathon in order to raise money for Real Action. Thank you, Chetak! Please support him at his JustGiving page here.


Thank you, Lilian Baylis Technology School!

January 5, 2016 News Real Action is very grateful to Lillian Baylis Technology School for their donation. The 6th Form of their school participated the Mercer’s Enterprise Competition, and they won 3rd prize. They very kindly decided to donate the prize to Real…


A Very Butterfly Christmas!

December 22, 2015 News A Very Butterfly Christmas! After a very busy 2015, we ended the year with Christmas parties at each of our 3 Butterfly Saturday Schools. Everyone had a great time. Here, Class 1 from our school at Portobello Rugby Trust sing…


We are opening our 3rd Butterfly Saturday School!

November 4, 2015 News We are very happy that this weekend we will be opening our 3rd Butterfly Saturday School. The new school will be at Colville Primary School, on Lonsdale Road, W11 2DF. The classes will be from 9:30 am to 11:30…


Real Action shortlisted for Guardian Charity Awards 2015

October 14, 2015 News We are very pleased to announce that Real Action has been shortlisted for the Guardian Charity Awards 2015. This is a wonderful surprise, and we are very grateful to the Guardian for recognising the work that we do, and…


Yuval Zommer ‘creative storytelling’ event!

October 2, 2015 News On Saturday 3 October, Real Action are hosting Yuval Zommer at our Butterfly Saturday reading School at Queen’s Park Primary School. The event will be from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Yuval Zommer is an award winning children’s author and…


Last Butterfly Saturday Reading school of term!

July 24, 2015 News Saturday 11 July was our last Butterfly Saturday Reading School for this term. We did testing, and it was clear how much the children’s reading had improved. We would like to thank all our volunteer teachers and supporters for helping…


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