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Useful reading information and resources.

Reading VIPERS are the skills used for reading comprehension, which we use in the teaching of reading across our school:

 

V: VOCABULARY
I: INFER
P: PREDICT

E: EXPLAIN

R: RETRIEVE

S: SEQUENCE (KS1) OR SUMMARISE (KS2)

Our school reading guides, for parents and carers, are packed with help to support reading at home - including VIPERS reading skills question stems and weblinks:

 Use this simple rule to check whether a text has the right level of challenge for your child:

 

 

These lists suggest ideas of books which children may enjoy reading. They are organised by year group, but your child may be more suited to books from another year group, depending on their reading confidence and development: