Skip to content ↓
Burbage Junior School

Burbage Junior School

How to Support your Child with their Reading

The Booktrust has some really useful tips on how to read with your child (especially the pages Reading With Your Child, Encouraging Older Children to Read, and Tips For Reluctant Readers:

The LoveReading website contains recommendations of books to read with your child:

Recommended Reads for Each Year Group
Autumn Term Topic Booklists
Year 3 : Stone Age To Iron Age and Poetry
Year 4 : Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
Year 5 : Rainforests, Mayans, Hidden Figures - Rosa Parks and Space
Year 6 : Ancient Egypt and Water, Rivers, Deserts

Spring Term Topic Booklists
Year 3 Reading List
Year 4 Reading List
Year 5 Reading List
Year 6 Reading List

The Open University have a really useful section on their Reading For Pleasure website. This link will take you to videos on Bookchat: ideas for questions and conversations when you are reading to your child: