Bolsover Church of England Junior School

Reading at Bolsover

Coming soon...

Shared Reading


Every topic is driven by a quality key text that leads our English lessons. These texts are chosen to reflect a range of genres, periods of time and challenge.


Currently, the key texts for our topics are as follows:


Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 3

Tribal Tales

Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


Escape From Pompeii by Christina Balita

Heroes vs Villains

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell


Journey To The River Sea - Eva Ibbotson

Mighty Metals

The Wild Robot - Peter Brown

Year 4 Burps, Bottoms & Bile I Am Warrior! Blue Abyss Road Trip U.S.A Misty Mountains Powerful Potions
Year 5 Peasants, Princes & Pestilence Stargazers Off With Her Head! Beast Creator Pharaohs & Mummies Where does our garden grow?
Year 6

The Frozen Kingdom

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone


Cogheart by Peter Bunzel

Blood Heart

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman

Hola Mexico! Darwin's Delight Tomorrow's World