To teach phonics, we follow the guidance and progression set out by 'Letters and Sounds', a DFE publication. To teach reading, we use a variety of books from different reading schemes.

Please see below for useful tips on reading with children of different ages and book lists for different age groups:

Bousfield Read with Me

Click on the lists below for the recommended reads for each Year group:


Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6