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Books to Support the Reading Framework (July 2023)
The updated Reading Framework sets out guidance on the teaching of reading in schools. It draws on…
Book Bands — A Guide
What are Book Bands? Why Use Book Bands? What are the Book Band Colours? How do you..
Compare Reading Scheme Sample Pages by Book Band
Make selecting your reading scheme easy by viewing sample pages by book band from all the leading ed..
Phonics Mapping & Support Documents
We’ve collated mapping & supporting documents from publishers of phonics resources to help you e..
How diverse and inclusive are the books in your school?
What do we mean by diversity and inclusion? These interconnected concepts refer to the variety of u..
What makes a high-quality text?
Phonics may be the foundation for the English curriculum, but high-quality texts are the cornerston..