Key Stage 1 Reading Sample Materials

Year 1: Two child-friendly reading papers are available for use in the year 1 summer term and available to pre-order for the year 1 spring term. The reading papers are tiered, with the second paper per term consisting of more challenging questions for pupils who can work more independently.

Year 1 Example reading materials:

Year 1 Reading paper 1 pupil booklet and teacher script (spring)
Year 1 Reading paper 1 mark scheme with diagnostic guidance (spring)
Year 1 Reading paper 1 pupil booklet and teacher script (summer)
Year 1 Reading paper 2 pupil booklet (summer)

Year 2: Two child-friendly reading papers are available for use in the year 2 autumn term and available to pre-order for the year 2 spring term. The papers are tiered, with the second paper per term consisting of more challenging questions for pupils who can work more independently. Reading texts are presented in the same booklet as the questions, with the exception of paper 2 in the spring term, when texts are presented in a separate reader booklet, to mirror the format of the end of key stage 1 national curriculum assessments.

Year 2 Example reading materials:

Year 2 Reading paper 1 pupil booklet (autumn)
Year 2 Reading paper 2 pupil booklet (autumn)
Year 2 Reading paper 1 pupil booklet (spring)
Year 2 Reading paper 1 mark scheme with diagnostic guidance (spring)
Year 2 Reading paper 2 pupil booklet (spring)
Year 2 Reading paper 2 prompt materials (spring)
Year 2 Reading paper 2 mark scheme with diagnostic guidance (spring)