At Staplehurst School, we love reading and place it at the centre of our curriculum.  We are involved with the creative and innovative Power of Reading project, using up to date, exciting texts at the heart of our literacy learning.

We encourage the children to read for pleasure in the classroom and hope that this love of books spills into home. We have expectations that all children read at home every day, and hope that this can become a special time to share with your child. To support this, and to give children an individual home reading target depending on their year group listed below are the key books that a teacher survey identified for children to read in each stage of their learning journey at primary school:

100 Books to Read in KS1

100 Books to Read in Years 3 and 4

100 Books to Read in Years 5 and 6

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