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The Queen's C of E
Primary School

Year 1

The picture books in Year 1 offer deeper exploration of emotions and wonder. They are mainly rooted in the everyday crises of life. Again, most of these books lend themselves to setting up a variety of play situations – using toys, costumes and puppets – but the children also need to be involved in careful reading of the books, paying close attention to the detail and entering imagined worlds to experience the stories deeply – then talking it all through.

You can find a suggested reading list here Year 1 Suggested Reading List

You can also download Pie Corbett's Reading Spine for Year 1 below.