Recommended Reading Lists

You can download your correct age group’s reading list using the links below:
Reading list Year R to Y2
Children’s reading book list KS2 Y3 (7-8yrs)
Children’s Reading Book List KS2 Y4 (8-9yrs)
Children’s Reading Book List KS2 Y5 (9-10yrs)
Children’s Reading Book List KS2 Y6 (10-11yrs)
Recommended Reading List Y7
Recommended Reading List Y8
Websites where you can find ideas about reading and literacy in general – Looks at the history of the written word, with ideas for making scrolls, writing during Victorian Times etc. – Book reviews, free stories, writing activities and games for Primary aged children. – Scroll down the page for free online animated stories. – BBC website based on ‘letter and sounds’. Includes some great online games and activities – particularly the blending games. – CHRISTMAS ONLY!! E-mail Santa with your class and receive a great reply – a very sweet activity for the younger classes (also includes games and other activities). – Audio books, stories and games. Many of the stories are ‘classics’ eg. from the brothers Grimm (read with an American accent) The Primary Literacy zone from BBC schools. – Games based on the stories – For children in FS or early years with fine motor control problems – A fun spelling game against an opponent (computer) and the clock. Also improves typing speed and accuracy. – Links for books on the Usbourne reading scheme but also helpful for topic work as it has good hyperlinks.

Year 5 Joan Miro Art

Over the last couple of weeks Year 5 have been looking at the work of Joan Miro. Miro’s work is based on simple line drawing, symbols and shape whilst also being extremely bold in colour. These are a couple of examples that worked particularly well…

By Lucy Allan-Jones

by Olivia Campbell