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Reading

You will find some fantastic resources below to support you and your children when reading at home.

Foundation and KS1

Click below to watch the meeting:                                           Click below to listen to the 'pure' sounds:

                          

Phonics - Phase 1 Alphabet Mat

Phonics - Phase 2 Sound Mat

Phonics - Phase 3 Sound Mat

Phonics - Phase 4 Sound Mat

Phonics - Phase 5 Sound Mat

Year 1 and 2 Common Exception Words

KS1 VIPERS Questions

Foundation Reading Prompts Bookmark

Year 1 Reading Prompts BookmarkYear 2 Reading Prompts Bookmark

 

KS2

Click below to watch the meeting:                          Click below to find out fun ways to read with your child at home:

                  

KS2 VIPERS Questions

Top Tips for Reading with your child at home

Year 3 National Curriculum ObjectivesYear 4 National Curriculum Objectives

Year 5 National Curriculum Objectives

Year 6 National Curriculum ObjectivesYear 3 Reading Prompts BookmarkYear 4 Reading Prompts Bookmark

Year 5 Reading Prompts Bookmark

Year 6 Reading Prompts Bookmark

 

 

Recommended Reading Lists

Please find below a list of recommended books for children to read according to their age / Key Stage.

EYFS Recommended Reading List

Year 1 Recommended Reading ListYear 2 Recommended Reading List

Year 3 /4 Recommended Reading List

Year 5/6 Recommended Reading List

 

Follow the link for the Book Trust's Recommended Reads for 2020:

Below are also some reading links suitable for our KS1 and Foundation children:

Phonics information and games (currently free March 2020):

 

Free Ebooks, if you would like to do some extra reading at home:

Games and activities that link with the cartoon, 'Alphablocks':

 

Books to promote diversity

Click the virtual library below to find lots of brilliant book recommendations:

Black Virtual Library

 

Further Recommended Reads:

Recommended age: 6 +

Read this if … You want to find out more information and facts about lots of different famous people. 

In a nutshell …  Meet 52 icons of colour from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement – from figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks, to cultural trailblazers and sporting heroes, including Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams. 

Recommended age: 4-8

Read this if … You’ve ever struggled with how to talk about disability — or if you’ve experienced others struggling to talk to you.

In a nutshell … Framed by Justice Sotomayor’s personal experience with juvenile diabetes, the book celebrates our differences and encourages readers to start respectful dialogues.

 

Recommended age: 4-8

Read this if  You want to talk to your kids about creating change in their community — and you want to see powerful black girls on your bookshelf!

In a nutshell … Two girl leaders that happen to be sisters work together to build a neighborhood play area in their apartment building’s unused courtyard. Based on a true story of my aunt and mum, Kamala and Maya show us the power of community and persistence.

 

 Recommended age: 4-7

Read this if … You want more books that celebrate Muslim women and girls.

In a nutshell … A look into the world of a Muslim-American girl and the strong women in her life.