At our Butterfly Saturday Reading Schools we help children to learn to read by the systematic Butterfly reading programme. The children, aged five to twelve, come to Real Action from London’s most deprived communities.

Our schools achieve astounding results: our children’s reading age improves by over a year in just twenty hours’ Butterfly teaching. And these improvements have a lasting positive impact on their lives.

The educational fortunes – the entire future – of a child can be transformed in a matter of months. We call this transformation The Butterfly Effect.

Our Butterfly Saturday Reading Schools run every Saturday morning (10am-12pm) during term-time at the following locations:

Portobello Butterfly School
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In March 2012 the Portobello Butterfly School opened in partnership with the Rugby Portobello Trust, at their HQ.

Address: Rugby Portobello Trust, 221 Walmer Road, W11 4EY

Bevington Primary Butterfly School
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On the 7 November 2015, we opened our third Butterfly School in partnership with Colville Primary School, in Notting Hill. We had to relocate our Butterfly Saturday Reading School to Bevington Primary School due to the scheduled refurbishment work at Colville Primary School in April 2017.

Address: Bevington Primary School, Bevington Road, London W10 5TW