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 2017-2018

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Nursery A New House for Little Mouse by Cindy Wheeler
Ana Hibuscus’ Song by Atinuke
Blue Penguin by Petr Horacek I am small but she is big -
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 an Bear hunt by  Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury  Puffin Peter by
Petr Horacek
Early
Years
A New House for Little Mouse by Cindy Wheeler
Ana Hibuscus’ Song by Atinuke
Blue Penguin by Petr Horacek Dinosaurs Love Underpants by
Ben Cort and Claire Freedman
Yucky Worms by
Vivien French
Whatever Next by Jill Murphy
How to Catch a Star by
Oliver Jeffers
Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman
A Trillion Billion Stars by
Seth Fishman
Puffin Peter by
Petr Horacek
Sharks
Year 1 Handa’s Surprise by Eileen Brown How to Find Gold by Vivien Schwarz The Jolly Postman by Allan Ahlberg Mr Underbed by Chris Riddell The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
Yucky Worms by Vivien French
The Everywhere Bear by
Julia Donaldson
Year 2 10 Things I can do to  Help my World by
Melanie Walsh
Poems to Perform edited by
Julia Donaldson
Zeraffa Giraffa by
Dianne Hofmeyr
Traction Man by Mini Grey Lila and the Secret of the Rain by David Conway
Yucky Worms by
Vivien French
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
Year 3 The Tin Forest by
Helen Ward
Gorilla by
Anthony Browne
Hot like Fire by Valerie Bloom Oliver and the Seawigs by
Philip Reeve
Oliver and the Seawigs by
Philip Reeve
Yucky Worms by
Vivien French  
The Pebble in my Pocket : A History of our Earth by Meredith Hooper
Year 4 The Green Ship by Quentin Blake The Green Ship by Quentin Blake The Iron Man by
Ted Hughes
The Iron Man by
Ted Hughes
Jemmy Button by
Valerio Vidali
Yucky Worms by
Vivien French
Jemmy Button by
Valerio Vidali
Year 5 Love that Dog by Sharon Creech
Roof toppers by Katherine Rundell
Roof toppers by Katherine Rundell Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo Varmints by
Helen ward
Shackleton’s Journey by
William Grill
Yucky Worms by
Vivien French
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Year 6 The Jungle Book by
Rudyard Kipling
Running Wild
Michael Morpurgo
Running Wild
Michael Morpurgo
Letters from the Lighthouse 
Emma Carroll
Letters from the Lighthouse 
Emma Carroll
Wonder by R J Palacio.