We’ve thought incredibly carefully about our Reading Spine at St Augustine’s. These are the books that all children will read as they progress through school. As you can see, there are a wide variety of texts linked to topics, classic texts, picture texts, inspirational texts and poetry.

Year 3

Simmonds Class

Murray Class

Year 4

Ross Class

Welby Class

Year 5

Attenborough Class

Newton Class

Year 6

Glennie Class

Farah Class

Stone Age Boy

by Satoshi Kitamura

Kensuke's Kingdom

by Michael Morpurgo

Letters from the Lighthouse

by Emma Carroll

Holes

by Louis Sachar

The Snowman

By Michael Morpurgo

Beowulf

By Michael Morpurgo

Treason

By Berlie Doherty

Cogheart

By Peter Bunzl

Secrets of a Sun King

By Emma Carroll

How to Train Your Dragon

By Cressida Cowell

The Explorer

By Katherine Rundell

Floodland

By Marcus Sedjwick

The BFG

By Roald Dahl

Rain Player

By David Wisniewski

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

By JK Rowling

Macbeth

By William Shakespeare

Escape From Pompeii

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Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief

By Rick Riordan

Skellig

By David Almond

War Horse

By Michael Morpurgo

Charlotte's Web

By EB White

Just So Stories

By Rudyard Kipling

Goodnight Mr Tom

By Michelle Magorian

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens

Matilda

By Roald Dahl

The Magic Faraway Tree

By Enid Blyton

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

By CS Lewis

The Borrowers

By Mary Norton

The Little Match Girl

By Hans Christian Andersen

The Secret Garden

By Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Flotsam

By David Wiesner

The Lion and the Unicorn

By Shirley Hughes

Journey

By Aaron Becker

The Tunnel

By Anthony Browne

Lost and Found

By Oliver Jeffers

Here We Are

By Oliver Jeffers

The Promise

By Nicola Davies

Stuck

By Oliver Jeffers

Last Stop on Market Street

By Matt De La Pena

The Secret of Black Rock

By Joe Stanton

The Matchbox Diary

By Paul Fleischman

Voices In The Park

By Anthony Browne

The Arrival

By Shaun Tan

The Iron Man

By Ted Hughes

Coming To England

By Floella Benjamin

The Boy at the Back of the Class

By Onjali Q Raúf

Wonder

By RJ Palacio

The Christmasaurus

By Tom Fletcher

The Firework Maker's Daughter

By Philip Pullman

From A Railway Carriage

By Robert Louis Stevenson

Revolting Rhymes

By Roald Dahl

The Tyger

By William Blake

The Highwayman

By Alfred Noyes

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