Oxford Reading Tree

Oxford Reading Tree

Inspiring a love of reading in every child

Oxford Reading Tree is a trusted collection of engaging fiction and non-fiction books for young readers. Our extensive reading collection provides a variety of writing styles, genres, and artwork, and has taught over 30 million children how to read and to love to read.

All books are underpinned by Oxford Reading Levels to ensure children are reading books with the right level of support or challenge to build confidence, develop comprehension skills and foster a lifelong love of reading.

The series has a structured, rigorous synthetic phonics programme for early readers, includes our most popular character series - Biff, Chip, and Kipper and lots more besides.  Including Word Sparks combining fully decodable texts with high-impact vocabulary, Traditional Tales, inFact non-fiction and more Variety Fiction.

Taught over 30 million children how to read and to love to read

  • Extensive collection for young readers provides a variety of writing styles, genres and artwork preferences at every level
  • Underpinned by Oxford Reading Levels to ensure children are reading books with the right level of support or challenge to build confidence, develop skills and foster a lifelong love of reading
  • Includes the most popular character series - Biff, Chip and Kipper and a structured, rigorous synthetic phonics programme for teaching children to read with their favourite characters
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Oxford Reading Tree series

Floppy's Phonics Sounds and Letters

Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme

Find out more about this rigorous synthetic phonics programme that makes phonics teaching easy

Decodable Practice

36 Fiction and Non-fiction fully decodable books offering absolute fidelity to the Floppy's Phonics teaching programme

Floppy's Phonics Fiction

A series of fully decodable, aligned to Letters and Sounds stories to help children practise phonics with their favourite characters

Word Sparks

Fully decodable books that tackle the word gap too!

104 Fiction and Non-fiction titles, fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Sets with special partner texts to enhance home-school links

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales phonics books

Traditional Tales

Timeless stories with clear phonic progression.

Getting the most out of Oxford Reading Tree

Structure chart

Oxford Reading Tree course structure

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Support

Support materials

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Book an appointment with a rep

Book an appointment

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Curriculum Chart

2019 Ofsted Framework

See how Oxford Reading Tree supports the 2019 Ofsted Framework.

Assess progress in reading and writing with Oxford Reading Tree

Assessment in Oxford Reading Tree (PDF)

Your guide to raising reading standards

Curriculum Chart

Curriculum information

Find out how Oxford Reading Tree can help you deliver key aims of the Primary National Curriculum

Case study

Case studies

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Review

  • 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.

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