Key English Texts

For phonics in Lower Phase we use letters and sounds and Jolly Phonics.
In reading we use a range of schemes using the book bands colour system (including ORT and Rigby).

Key English Texts 2018-2019

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Nursery A New House for Little Mouse by Cindy Wheeler
Hibuscus’ Song by Atinuke
Blue Penguin by Petr Horacek I am Small but she is Big by Rosalinda Knightley Superworm by Julia Donaldson Yucky Worms by Vivian French We're going on an Egg hunt by Laura Hughes Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman  Whatever Next by  Jill Murphy We're going on a Bear Hunt by  Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury  Puffin Peter by Petr Horacek
Early Years Happy Birthday Maisy
The Three Little Pigs
Sharing a Shell
New Home for Napoleon
The Snail House
Skip through the Seasons
Where the Wild Things Are Stanley’s Stick
The Gruffalo
We’re going on a Bear Hunt
Non-fiction travel and Country books TBC The Singing Mermaid
The Snail and the Whale
Rainbow Fish
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch
Year 1 The Day the Crayons Quit
Handa’s Surprise
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
How to Find Gold by Vivien Schwarz Space – Non-Fiction TBC Mr Underbed by Chris Riddell The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson The Everywhere Bear by Julia Donaldson
Year 2 Claude in the City Zeraffa Giraffa by Dianne Hofmeyr The Dark   Pattan’s Pumpkins Anna Hibiscus 10 Things I can do to help my World
Year 3 Arthur and the Golden Rope Gorilla by
Anthony Browne
Oliver and the Seawigs by
Philip Reeve
Oliver and the Seawigs by
Philip Reeve
The Great Kapok Tree The Pebble in my Pocket: A History of our Earth by Meredith Hooper
Year 4 The Green Ship by Quentin Blake Wolves Mouse, Bird, Snake, Wolf Werewolf Club Rules I was a Rat Iron Man by Ted Hughes
Year 5 The Adventures of Odysseus East o’ Sun and West o’ the Moon Varmints by Helen Ward Varmints by Helen Ward The Matchbox Diary The Viewer
Year 6 The Eye of the Wolf by Daniel Pennac Running Wild
Michael Morpurgo
Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll Wonder by R J Palacio. Wonder by R J Palacio.