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Oxford Reading Tree

The magic key to a lifelong love of reading

The UK's number one reading programme gives children the very best start. With systematic phonics at its heart, Oxford Reading Tree's well-loved characters, breadth and unrivalled support make this a must for every school, and the new National Curriculum loves it too!

  • Teach - using systematic phonics resources and training that really work
  • Practise - with more decodable readers than any other reading programme
  • Offer richer reading - through a huge selection of stories with children's best-loved characters
  • 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 matched to Letters and Sounds
  • Over 280 Biff, Chip and Kipper adventures
  • Traditional Tales from all over the world
  • Fiction, non-fiction and poetry
  • Simple, intuitive software
  • Teaching support integrated throughout
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  • We don't just like ORT we LOVE it! We love ORT because it is simply the best reading scheme available!

    The stories are real stories about real people! The humour and vitality of the text and the illustrations engage children and adults alike making the reading experience a valued shared one. There is a vast pool of relevant and stimulating resources to support the personalisation of all pupils' reading ensuring success and enjoyment.

    Nicholas Sullivan, Head teacher, East Park Primary

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