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Schofield & Sims resources are written by experienced teachers to support the Early Years Foundation Stage and the National Curriculum for key stages 1 and 2. Focusing on the core subjects of maths, English and science, many of our books are suitable for whole-school use.

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Grammar and Punctuation

Comprising six pupil books and six accompanying teacher’s guides, one for each primary school year, Schofield & Sims Grammar and Punctuation is a comprehensive programme for teaching grammar and punctuation while also building on vocabulary, reading and writing skills.

Age group: 5 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

SATs 10-Minute Tests

The 10-Minute Tests are short, timed tests designed to consolidate skills and build speed and confidence as children approach the SATs. Ideal for independent work sessions at home, the tests provide essential bite-sized practice of key national test topics.

Age group: 6 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

Sound PhonicsView Series

Sound Phonics prepares children for full fluency in reading, writing and spelling through intensive phonics practice. A comprehensive phonics resource, fully compatible with Letters and Sounds, Sound Phonics reinforces early literacy skills through listening and speaking, and supports a multi-sensory approach.

Age group: 4 to 7 | Author: Carol Matchett

The Complete Primary Dictionary

The Complete Primary Dictionary is a completely new dictionary aimed at pupils in Key Stage 2 and above, containing over 75 000 words, definitions and examples. As well as offering precise definitions written in clear and accessible language that children will easily understand, The Complete Primary Dictionary provides a wealth of additional information, displayed in more than 3000 information panel.

Age group: 9 to 11 | Author: Michael Janes

WriteWell

Schofield & Sims WriteWell is a complete course designed to guide children from their first steps in mark-making towards the development of secure, fluent and comfortable joined handwriting that can be adapted for a range of purposes.

Age group: 3 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

KS2 Comprehension

Key Stage 2 Comprehension provides a collection of stimulating texts, together with questions that both build comprehension skills and widen vocabulary. Children are encouraged to pay close attention to literal meaning, make inferences and deductions, observe how writing is structured and identify literary devices.

Age group: 7 to 11 | Author: Celia Warren

English Skills

English Skills provides graded questions that develop pupils' literacy skills at Key Stage 2. Each test is divided into three distinct sections, a 'Warm-up', 'Word work' and 'Sentence work', and key areas are constantly revisited, giving pupils the intensive practice that is essential if they are to become fully literate.

Age group: 6 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

Key Stage 1 English Revision Guide and Practice Papers

Closely matched to the National Curriculum, the Schofield & Sims Revision Guides help children to revise what they have learnt at school, in preparation for the end of key stage tests. The accompanying Practice Papers reflect the appearance and content of the national tests, providing further opportunity for revision and test preparation.

Age group: 5 to 7 | Author: Carol Matchett

Key Stage 2 English Revision Guide and Practice Papers

Closely matched to the National Curriculum, the Schofield & Sims Revision Guides help children to revise what they have learnt at school, in preparation for the end of key stage tests. The accompanying Practice Papers reflect the appearance and content of the national tests, providing further opportunity for revision and test preparation.

Age group: 7 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

Get Set Literacy

Schofield & Sims Get Set Early Years is a comprehensive and engaging early years scheme that aims to bridge the gap between play and formal learning, helping all children to become school-ready by the end of Reception.

Age group: 4 to 5 | Author: Sophie Le Marchand and Sarah Reddaway

First Comprehension

First Comprehension provides an early introduction to written comprehension, developing children’s enthusiasm for reading and their ability to interpret texts. A downwards extension of the award-winning Key Stage 2 Comprehension, First Comprehension is suitable for children who have not previously attempted formal written comprehension.

Age group: 6 to 8 | Author: Celia Warren

SpellingView Series

Schofield & Sims Spelling is a structured programme designed for Years 1 to 6. This accessible series, ideal for whole-school use, gives pupils extensive practice in using their phonic knowledge to spell words and encourages them to become effective spellers.

Age group: 5 to 6 | Author: Carol Matchett

A Time to Speak

An illustrated poetry anthology with accompanying Teacher's Guide, structured around the verses beginning, 'There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven'. The 100 poems in the collection give pupils an unforgettable introduction to the richness and variety of poetry as a literary form.

Age group: 7 to 13 | Author: Edited by Celia Warren, Foreword by Wendy Cope

SpellingView Series

Schofield & Sims Spelling is a structured programme designed for Years 1 to 6. Comprising six pupil books and two books for teachers, it is suitable for all pupils who have basic understanding of letter-sound relationships. This accessible series, ideal for whole-school use, gives pupils extensive practice in using their phonic knowledge to spell words and encourages them to become effective spellers.

Age group: 5 to 6 | Author: Carol Matchett

Early Comprehension

Early Comprehension develops children's ability to make sense of pictures and text through activities such as story sequencing, reading for meaning and traditional comprehension work. Exercises are put in a 'real-world' context and texts include advertisements, book covers and speech bubbles.

Age group: 5 to 7 | Author: Anne Forster and Paul Martin

Understanding EnglishView Series

Understanding English is a series of topic-based study books for children in Key Stage 2, providing rigorous practice of key subject areas. Each topic contains a concise summary of the information required by the National Curriculum, making the series ideal for use as preparation for the Key Stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test.

Age group: 7 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension is a series of teacher's resource packs containing photocopiable units of work, designed to give pupils systematic practice in reading and understanding a variety of written passages, and in answering questions based on their reading.

Age group: 5 to 11 | Author: Kathryn Linaker and Richard Worsnop

Handwriting Practice

The Handwriting Practice books are fully compatible with any school handwriting scheme and work methodically through letters and joins. The simple format of the books enables children to work independently, and workbook-style exercises, such as copying items onto a menu, consolidate learning.

Age group: 5 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

Understanding Reasoning

Understanding Reasoning helps pupils to understand and answer the reasoning questions found in the 11+, 12+, 13+ and other school selection tests. The books provide explanations and examples of all 11+ question types, together with 'how to' instructions and workbook-style activities to consolidate learning.

Age group: 9 to 13 | Author: Si‚n Goodspeed and Rebecca Brant

First Thesaurus

The First Thesaurus contains more than 2000 headwords and a further 10 000 synonyms, as well as a special children's introduction to the thesaurus. The thesaurus can be used alongside the First Dictionary, and both are supported by the First Dictionary & Thesaurus Activities.

Age group: 5 to 9 | Author:

Daisy Lane Pre-school

The Daisy Lane Home-School Readers are lively stories for adults and children to enjoy together. Written to support the Foundation Stage curriculum, every book includes stimulating ideas for reading activities which will guide and inspire you as you use the story to nurture children's early literacy skills.

Age group: 3 to 5 | Author: Carol Matchett

Daisy Lane Young Children

The Daisy Lane Home-School Readers are lively stories for adults and children to enjoy together. Written to support the Foundation Stage curriculum, every book includes stimulating ideas for reading activities which will guide and inspire you as you use the story to nurture children's early literacy skills.

Age group: 3 to 5 | Author: Carol Matchett

My Reading Record Key Stage 1

Schofield & Sims reading records help to ensure effective communication between schools and those reading with children at home. Practical notes explain the importance of reading at home and outline the priorities for children's reading at the appropriate key stage, while vocabulary lists and review pages encourage children and adults to take an active role in reading.

Age group: 5 to 7 | Author: Carolyn Richardson

Picture Dictionary

The Picture Dictionary features over 500 headwords, with high-frequency words shown in bold type, and provides an alphabet strip on every double-page spread. Attractive illustrations indicate the meaning of each word, and separate lists of verbs, opposites, colours, days, months and numbers to 20 are also included.

Age group: 5 to 7 | Author:

My Reading Record Key Stage 2

Schofield & Sims reading records help to ensure effective communication between schools and those reading with children at home. Practical notes explain the importance of reading at home and outline the priorities for children's reading at the appropriate key stage, while vocabulary lists and review pages encourage children and adults to take an active role in reading.

Age group: 7 to 11 | Author: Carolyn Richardson

First Dictionary

The First Dictionary helps to widen children's vocabulary and develop their reading, writing and spelling skills as they transition from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2.

Age group: 5 to 9 | Author: Schofield & Sims

First Dictionary & Thesaurus Activities

This workbook has been specially written for use with the First Illustrated Dictionary or First Dictionary and with the First Thesaurus. The activities encourage effective use of both dictionary and thesaurus, focusing on word meaning, spelling and synonyms.

Age group: 5 to 9 | Author: Carol Matchett

First Illustrated Dictionary

A progression from the Picture Dictionary, the First Illustrated Dictionary contains more than 2000 headwords, as well as short forms, irregular plurals and pronunciation. Lists of colours, months, days and numbers are also given, and the dictionary is supported by the First Dictionary and Thesaurus Activities.

Age group: 5 to 9 | Author:

My Word Book

My Word Book includes over 800 words arranged alphabetically, and a further 300 arranged by word type or theme, alongside spaces for children to add their own words. Colourful illustrations provide attractive reminders of word meanings, and space is provided for the teacher to note the child's specific targets in writing.

Age group: 5 to 7 | Author: Sally Johnson