Sutton Valence Primary School, North Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3HT, United Kingdom

01622 842188

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Miss Terry

SUTTON VALENCE PRIMARY SCHOOL

"The constant quest for knowledge, learning and adventure..."

English - Reading

 

CITIES READING CHALLENGE! 

Launch date: TERM ONE 2017

 

This year we are travelling across countries to visit cities. 

 

Our Reading Challenge Passport

 

Has your child just started school?

Click the link below for some handy hints on how to support reading at home:

 

What books could my child be reading at home?

 

Reception:

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Rosie’s Walk, 

Each Peach Pear Plum

Traditional Rhymes and Stories

The little Red Hen

Dear Zoo

The Hungry Caterpillar

One Snowy Night       

The Gruffalo

Owl Babies

Not Now, Bernard

Farmer Duck

The Rainbow Fish

Guess how much I love you

Counting Books

Rosie’s Walk

Handa’s Surprise

 

Year 1:      

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch                          Cats Sleep Anywhere

The Jolly Postman                                                    Puss in Boots

Once Upon a Time                                                    RR SuperKid

The ding dong bag                                                    Where the Wild Things Are

The Bog Baby                                                             Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star

Tadpole’s Promise                                                    Trees

Amazing Grace                                                           Hansel and Gretel

Hairy Maclary                                                             Jabouti the tortiose

Charlie and Lola                                                        Books on Carnivals

The Gruffalo’s Child                                                Plants and Animals

Funny Bones                                                              Materials

The true story of the three little pigs               The Human Body

The giant turnip                                                        Books on choices

 

Year 2     

Aristotle

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

Flat Stanley

Hansel and Gretel

Owl and the Pussy Cat

Plop

Flotsam

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

The Wishing Tree series Enid Blyton (Links to heritage)

The Garden by Dan Sheldon,

Pirate School: Just a bit of Wind – Jeremy Strong Books

Mr Wolf’s Pancakes

Spy Dog

My Naughty Little Sister

Mini Winnie

The best of Pippi Longstocking

Captain Underpants

 

Year 3:      

Leon and the Place Between

Bill’s New Frock

The Hodgeheg

The Polar Express

Michael Rosen poems

The Tunnel by Anthony Browne

Gorilla by Anthony Browne

Mr Potter’s Pet by King Smith

Wonders of Egypt

Aesop’s Fables by Geraldine McCaughhrean

Tuesday by David Wiesner

Horrid Henry series

Mr Gum

Stuart Little

Bills New Frock

Animal Ark Series

Books by Roald Dahl – Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and Fantastic Mr Fox

 

Year 4:

Books by Roald Dahl – BFG and James and the Giant Peach

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Varjak Paw

Stig of the dump

The Roman Mysteries by C.Lawrence

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

Please Mrs Butler by Alan Ahlberg

The Railway Children by E.Nesbit

The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe   

Greogory Cool

Dragon Poems

Beast Quest Series by Adam Blade

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

A pot of Gold

 

Year 5:      

Friend or Foe

Voices in the Park

Krindlekrax

Oranges in No Man’s Land

The Highwayman

Street Child,

Silas Marner (Children’s version – Oxford Classics),

Harry Potter

How to train a Dragon

Holes

The Demond Headmaster

Black Beauty

The story of Tracy Beaker

The Secret Garden

The Wind in the Willows

Little Women

Grandpa Chatterji

A Christmas Carol

Mr Stink

 

Year 6:      

Northern Lights

My War Diary

Tom’s Midnight Garden

Ruby in the Smoke

Erica’s Story

Skellig

Silversword

How to Live Forever

Canterbury Tales -Usborne classics retold

Iron Man by Ted Hughes/Iron Woman by Ted Hughes

Eye of the Wolf by Daniel Pennac

Artemis Fowl

Treasure Island

Carrie’s War

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Oliver Twist

The Borrowers

The Railway Children

LionBoy

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾

 

Lower Key Stage 3:

Kit's Wilderness

River Boy

Billy Elliot

The London Eye Mystery

Skullduggery Pleasant

The Hobbit

The sword in the stone

Stargirl

Wolf Brothers

Secrets of the Fearless

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Truckers

The wind singer

Framed

Tales of the unexpected