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Rollercoasters: fiction, non-fiction and poetry for KS3/11-14 students

Rollercoasters (KS3/11-14)

An exciting range of classroom fiction, non-fiction and poetry, with free supporting teaching resources for KS3/11-14

Specifically chosen to encourage KS3/11-14 students to pick up a book, and another, and another! 

Rollercoasters comprises a wide-ranging list of award-winning titles by award-winning writers, themed collections that are ideal for introducing students to the texts they will encounter later in their studies, and poetry, and are supported by free online resource packs.


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Series contains:

  • 61 Rollercoaster novels
  • 10 collections
  • 1 poetry anthology
  • 95 Free online Teacher Packs
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Free English resource packs

Supporting learning anywhere

Free downloadable packs

We’ve put together a selection of free English resource packs that includes reading and writing skills packs to support KS3 and GCSE.

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Free Kerboodle access

Free access to Kerboodle

Free Kerboodle access during COVID-19

We are offering free Kerboodle access for the duration of COVID-19 in order to support students and teachers during school closures. Please contact your local consultant to find out more.

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Intent, Implementation and Impact

A document detailing how Rollercoasters supports the Ofsted Curriculum Framework.

Supporting the Ofsted Curriculum Framework

Find out how Rollercoasters supports you in delivering a coherent skills- and knowledge-rich curriculum

Rollercoaster Resource Packs

KS3 Rollercoaster Resource Pack

Free, editable and flexible

Each 11-14 Rollercoasters title, including the poetry anthology and collections, is fully supported by our free resource packs. The editable content can be adapted for the needs of your students and to fit in with your teaching.

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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.

Rollercoasters (KS3/11-14)