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Oxford Reading Tree

Oxford Reading Tree

The magic key to a lifelong love of reading

Used in over 130 countries around the world because children just love reading about the fun characters! The series takes children from phonics, through to richer reading which includes breadth and unrivalled support.

  • Supports the Cambridge Primary curriculum framework
  • Teach phonics - using systematic phonics resources and training that really work
  • Practise phonics - with more decodable readers than any other reading programme
  • Richer reading - through a huge selection of stories with children's best-loved characters
  • Teacher training - free and in-school training built specifically for the international classroom
  • Bridge the gap - with support for the transition from phonics into richer reading
  • Make progress - through careful levelling
  • Support parents - with detailed inside cover notes in every title
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Series contains:

  • 48 phonics teaching books
  • Over 170 decodable books for phonics
  • Over 280 Biff, Chip and Kipper adventures for a rich reading experience
  • Traditional Tales from around the world
  • Fiction, non-fiction and poetry
  • Simple, intuitive software
  • Teaching support integrated throughout
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Find your way around Oxford Reading Tree

Oxford Levels Explained

See an in-depth overview of each Oxford Level


Pupil Reading Record

Download this class reading record for a full list of Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops titles, with Oxford Levels and Book Bands, that your infants and juniors can fill in as they progress through the series.

Based outside the UK?

Find guidance and support on using Oxford Levels here.

Introduction to Oxford Reading Tree (video)

Learn more about Oxford Reading Tree and all available resources

Oxford Reading Tree Interactive Chart

Open up our Interactive Chart to view all of our resources available

Oxford Owl

Find out more about the support for Oxford Reading Tree on Oxford Owl

Effective assessment in Floppy's Phonics

Effective assessment in Floppy's Phonics

Read how Floppy's Phonics raises standards by connecting high quality assessment with effective teaching

Effective assessment in Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops

Effective assessment in Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops

Read how Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops raises standards by connecting high quality assessment with effective teaching

Find the perfect read (PDF)

Download your interactive curriculum matching chart for Oxford Reading Tree inFact

What does Oxford Reading Tree include?

Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper

Topic-linked fiction and non-fiction to support your wider curriculum

Home Learning Phonics - s, a, t, p

Floppy's Phonics Sounds and Letters

For rigorous synthetic phonics teaching

ORT Songbirds cut out

Songbirds Phonics

Written by best selling author of The Gruffalo and children's laureate, Julia Donaldson

Floppy's Phonics Fiction and Non-fiction

A series of fully decodable titles to help children practise phonics with their favourite characters

Biff, Chip and Kipper stories - decode and develop

A bridge from Phonics into Richer Reading

Smooth the transition from phonics into richer reading

Traditional Tales cut out

Traditional Tales

Traditional Tales from around the world for ages  4-7

Story Sparks

Stories to fire the imagination and develop comprehension skills

Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories

This best-loved character series inspires children and helps them to develop as independent readers


Stories covering a range of themes and genres for every reader to enjoy


Inspire, inform and intrigue your children with powerful non-fiction


Poetry that children will love to read and recite for themselves

Fireflies Non-fiction

Expertly levelled intriguing non-fiction for your children to explore

All Stars Fiction

Ensure your higher level readers reach their potential!


  • Children are highly motivated to develop their reading and progress to the next level of books. They are challenged by extended text and length without realising as they are engaged in the story.

    Jacqueline Sharrock, KS1 Teacher and Literacy Co-ordinator, St Bedes College, Manchester.

Oxford Reading Tree