Key English Texts and Phonics

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 and Accelerated Reader.

See our Parent Workshops page for phonics presentations to parents.

Key English Texts 2019-2020

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EYU A new house for Mouse

Three Little Pigs

Mrs large in charge
 
Jack and the Beanstalk

Stick man

Hansel and Gretel
Aliens love Underpants

Beegu
There’s a T-Rex in town   We were sailing down the Nile Owl Babies

On Sudden Hill
Y1 Funny Bones

Little Red Hen
Gruffalo

The Jolly Postman
Usborne Fiction about space The Toy Museum Mr Gumpy’s Outing

Dogger
 
Beast

Our Blue Planet
Y2 Claude and the City Pattan’s pumpkin The Dark Moth. An evolution story
 
Zeraffa Giraffa 10 ways to help our World
Y3 Arthur and the Golden Rope   Oliver and the Seawigs Oliver and the Seawigs Flotsam One Plastic Bag
Y4 Iron Man Odysseus Tales of Wisdom and Wonder
 
The Great Kapok Tree Charlie and the chocolate factory
 
Macbeth
Y5 The Adventures of Odysseus Shackleton The Explorer The London Eye Mystery
 
Skellig Beegu
Y6 Survivors Once Charles Darwin: Diary of a Ship’s Boy
 
You are Awesome You are Awesome Chinese Mythology