School Reading List Book of the Month

School Reading List Book of the Month

The School Reading List compiles this list of recommended books monthly. This book of the month list highlights new releases and editions of fiction and non-fiction books suitable for children and young adults aged 5-16.

Learning to drive - books for teens, parents, teachers and schools

Learning to drive

Learning to drive books and resources for UK teens covering the Highway Code, vehicle safety, theory test questions and how to drive. Ideal for post GCSE students, sixth form libraries, home learning and teens who want to learn how to drive after they turn 17.

Sixth Form reading list book recommendations

Sixth Form Reading List Book Recommendations

Sixth Form reading list book recommendations. Here’s our list of 50+ recommended books for year 12 and year 13 students with an inspiring and diverse range of titles by Wole Soyinka, Te-Ping Chen, Susan Fletcher, Michael Rosen, and more.

Graphic novels for young adults aged 12-16 in KS3 and KS4

Graphic novels for young adults aged 12-16 in KS3 & KS4

Our recommended graphic novels for teens and young adults aged 12-16 to appeal to reluctant readers and able readers alike. This list includes works by Tony Medina, Stephen Collins, Terri Libenson, Raina Telgemeier, Meg-John Barker and Neil Gaiman.

book of the month archive

School Reading List Book of the Month Archive

Each month, the School Reading List compiles a list of recommended books and on this page, we feature an archive of recommendations for picture books, fiction, and nonfiction from previous years.

Magazines for children aged 3-6, 7-12 and 13+

Magazines and newspapers for children and teenagers

Recommended magazines and newspapers for children aged 3-6, 7-12 and 13+ in the UK. Ideal reading material for pupils in UK primary and secondary schools and useful resources for teachers and school libraries.

Best books for Year 7. Suggested reading books for children in Year 7 of secondary school.

Books for Year 7 reading list for pupils in KS3 aged 11-12

Books for year 7 – our reading recommendation for 11 year olds at the start of secondary school in Year 7. There’s a selection of choices including classics, well-known authors, new titles, cult fiction and short stories. This recommended Year 7 reading list is aimed at all ability ranges.

Common Entrance Revision

Common Entrance Revision for 13+ Year 8

Revision for 13+ Common Entrance in Year 8, including practice papers, answers, revision guides & notes for English, Maths, Science, French, History & more.


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