Primary EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Reading Schemes of Work 

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Steps to Read

Steps to Read

Literacy Counts

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Steps to Read is planning support for whole class Shared Reading through carefully crafted units of work. They empower teachers to teach all aspects of word reading and comprehension through high-quality fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts.


Steps to Read provides a clear teaching sequence to reading sessions that explicitly teach reading skills and strategies in a cumulative way through evidence-based approaches. These comprehensive units have been constructed so that the entire statutory curriculum for reading is covered from Year 1 – 6.


The primary aim of Steps to Read is to teach reading comprehensions skills and strategies explicitly.

Year Group

Year 1 – 6

Contents

  • Daily Shared Reading lesson plans for 4 – 5 weeks per half term

  • Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry extracts

  • Explicit teaching of Comprehension Skills and Strategies

  • Daily Vocabulary work

  • Daily fluency work

  • Anchor Questions

  • Apply Activities

  • Decodable & Common Exception Words (Year 1)

  • Common Exception Words (Year 2)

  • They also enable schools to draw upon the wider curriculum, which supports schools to build rich curriculums.

Support

We provide a wealth of consultancy support to ensure the impact of this resource is maximised. This incorporates support for online resources, phone conferences, webinars and inset days.


In-school support is available for modelled sessions, environmental audits, leadership support and helping schools establish systems for monitoring and evaluation.

Impact

With many schools engaging with Steps to Read in a short time since July 2020, this school improvement tool is having great impact in the explicit teaching of reading. Schools within and outside the United Kingdom are seeing great improvement in children’s reading ability and comprehension. This resource is also proving a helpful tool in this education recovery era.

Cost

The cost of this resource is £60 for each comprehensive 90+ page document that provides a half term planning for schools. There are six units per year group with a bundle price of £350 for the full reading curriculum per year group. NB Vehicle Texts are not included in the price of the scheme.


Download free samples here.

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Collins Big Cat

Collins Big Cat

Collins

1. Why choose Collins Big Cat for your school
1. Why choose Collins Big Cat for your school

2. Big Cat overview chart
2. Big Cat overview chart

10. Tara Binns Quote Card- Primary Awards
10. Tara Binns Quote Card- Primary Awards

1. Why choose Collins Big Cat for your school
1. Why choose Collins Big Cat for your school

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From early phonic development to fluent reading, Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading scheme that provides complete support for primary reading. With over 1,000 levelled readers, equally split between fiction and non-fiction and covering a wide variety of genres and text types, you can support teaching across the curriculum as well as finding something to inspire and engage every reader. 


All books feature beautiful illustrations and stunning photography and many have been quizzed for Accelerated Reader and Reading Recovery. You can also develop and assess key reading skills, including inference and deduction, through comprehensive teaching and assessment support.

Year Group

Reception – Year 6 (EYFS – KS2)

Contents

Support

Our customer service team are available Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00 via email (education@harpercollins.co.uk) or telephone (01484 668 148) and are always happy to help with any questions. We also have a dedicated support team for our digital products.

Impact

Big Cat is used by thousands of schools. Read some of the reasons why schools chose Collins Big Cat for their reading scheme and watch staff from St George’s Catholic Primary School explain why they invested in Collins Big Cat.


The Tara Binns mini-series also recently won the 3-star award in the STEM category of the Teach Primary awards.

Cost

The most cost-effective way to buy Big Cat is through purchasing sets as these contain a 20% discount built-in to the price. You can also purchase 1 year subscriptions to our ebook library. View our subscription options. Each Big Cat book is also available to buy individually. Our sales consultants are always happy to discuss discounts and offers with you.

Contact

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Badger Learning

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off Cost

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Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off Cost

Cambridge Reading Adventures

Cambridge Reading Adventures

Cambridge University Press

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Cost

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Raintree

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Cost

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Year Group

Cost

1 - 4

One-off Cost

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Love To Read

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Year Group

Cost

3 - 6

One-off Cost

Marco the Malta Bus

Marco the Malta Bus

Marco the Malta Bus

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Cost

Oxford Reading Tree

Oxford Reading Tree

Oxford University Press

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Cost

Pathways to Read

Pathways to Read

The Literacy Company

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off Cost

Power of Reading

Power of Reading

CLPE

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

Subscription

Rapid Reading

Rapid Reading

Pearson Education

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Cost

Reading Planet

Reading Planet

Rising Stars

Year Group

Cost

R - 6

One-off Cost

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Year Group

Cost

EYFS

One-off Cost

TreeTops

TreeTops

Oxford University Press

Year Group

Cost

1 - 6

One-off Cost