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As a parent, you are your child's first and most important teacher. When you help your child learn to read you are opening the door to a world of books and learning. To support you in helping your child, we have produced this guide to teaching early reading skills and supporting your child with reading at home. Inside you will also find helpful reading bookmarks.

Shared reading is a great way to develop children’s language and communication and to boost their reading skills. Regular reading routines can offer lots of opportunities for learning during this time of school closure. Click here to see some top tips to help you!

Reading Lists

We are often asked to suggest year appropriate books for children to read and explore outside of school. We recommend the reading packs suggested by Pie Corbett and use them as part of our reading passport scheme. Here are some additional suggestions for you :