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Free resources for all of our 11-14 readers

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few are to be chewed and digested

Discover the thrill of our Rollercoasters while making life a little easier with our free downloadable Rollercoasters Resource Packs that are full of ideas and editable resources for you and your students.

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Oxford Reading Hive Book of the Month

The Time Machine, by H G Wells

When the Time Traveller explains his time travel theory to his dinner guests, they are sceptical. He returns a week later, pale and limping, with an astonishing tale of strange new worlds and different species. The guests wonder if he time travels again, will he ever return?


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KS3 Rollercoaster Resource pack

Online Teacher Packs

Each title in our Rollercoaster range comes with a free downloadable Teacher's Pack, that is full of ideas and editable resources for you and your students.

Each Teacher's pack contains:

  • lesson plans providing lots of ideas for teaching the novel
  • ideas for tasks divided into starter activities, exploration of the text, plenaries and homework suggestions
  • customizable and photocopiable resources for students
  • mapping of each lesson to the relevant reading skills

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Oxford Reading Hive: Book Club support

Oxford Reading Hive

Encourage a lasting love of reading and join our free book club support network.

Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean

Where the World Ends

A group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds. No one returns to collect them. Why?

Collection of 19th, 20th and 21st-Century of Non-Fiction

19th, 20th and 21st-Century Non-Fiction

This collection is an ideal introduction to a range of engaging non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts, clustered around a range of themes.