Bartley C of E Junior School

Think for yourself, act for each other

02380 812173

Winsor Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 2HR

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Please read with your child at least five times a week.  Sign their reading diary each time and your child can earn a merit every week!

Encourage your child to also access Century, where they will find opportunities for comprehension skills practice.

Book Study

In Year 6, we study the following books throughout the year.  We kindly ask that you avoid reading these in advance to ensure the children are able to get the most out of their activities.

If your child enjoyed these books, click on the image to go to the lovereading4kids site where you may find further reading suggestions that your child might enjoy.

Autumn 1 Autumn 2

'The London Eye Mystery' by Siobhan Dowd 

'The Unforgotten Coat' by Frank Cottrell Boyce and books about Japan


Spring 1 Spring 2

'Pennies For Hitler' by Jackie French

'Wolf Brother' by Michelle Paver


Summer 1 Summer 2

SATs Revision


'Wonder' by R.J. Palacio

Year 6 Recommended Reads

Here you can find some great suggestions for books to read this year.  Let us know which ones you have read and enjoyed or if you have any recommendations to add:

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