English
Subject Leaders - Mr Croot and Mrs Lambrianides

Our English curriculum is currently based on the National Curriculum English Programme of Study.
Lists of the main texts studied in each year group are given below.

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Year 3

'The Hodgeheg' by Dick King-Smith
Animal Poetry
'The Mousehole Cat' by Antonia Barber
'Marvin and Milo'
'The Selfish Giant' by Oscar Wilde
'George Speaks' by Dick King-Smith

 
Year 4

'The Green Ship' by Quentin Blake
'Until I Met Dudley' by Roger McGough
'Diwali'
'Grandpa Chatterji' & 'Grandpa's Indian Summer' by Jamila Gavin
'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll
'The Iron Giant' by Ted Hughes
'The Tunnel' by Anthony Browne
'A Walk in London' by Salvatore Rubbino

 
Year 5

Roald Dahl Biography
'I Am Cat' by Jackie Morris
'Millions' by Frank Cottrell Boyce
'Beowulf' by Michael Morpurgo
'Clockwork' by Philip Pullman
'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by Robert Browning
- adapted by Michael Morpurgo
'The Lost Boy (Digitext)' by Louise Cooper

 
Year 6

'Pirates and Pistols' by Chris Mould
'Jolly Roger' by Colin McNaughton
'Treasure Island' by Robert Louis Stevenson
- adapted by Chris Mould
'The Wreck of the Zanzibar' by Michael Morpurgo
Ocean Voices
'The Lady of Shalott' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyes
Shakespeare
Rainforest Poetry
'Jungle Survival Handbook' by Jen Green