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Chase Lane
Primary School

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Please open the link at the bottom of this page to view a list of examples of good questions to ask your child after you have shared a reading book.




Matching reading scheme books to National Curriculum levels

Book Bands – National Curriculum Reading Levels

Colour Approximate Reading Age
Pink 4 to 5 years
Red 5 years
Yellow 5.5 years
Blue 5.5 years to 6 years
Green 5.5 years to 6 years
Orange 6 to 6.5 years
Turquoise 6.5 years to 7 years
Purple 7 to 7.5 years
Gold 7.5 years to 8 years
White 8 to 8.5 years
Lime 8.5 years to 9 years
Ruby 9 years
Emerald 9 years +
Sapphire 10 years +
Diamond 10.5 years to 11 years
Free Choice 11 years +

To encourage your children to read, please see the below links relating to your specific year groups for reading tips and recommended books.