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Key Stage 1 English

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. Suitable for use at home or school, our books focus on the three core subjects taught in schools: English, maths and science.

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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. Through structured lessons, stimulating focus texts and engaging practice activities, children not only learn the correct terminology and usage of grammar and punctuation, but also build up the skills, knowledge and confidence to apply them successfully in their own writing

Age group: 5 to 11 | Author: Carol Matchett

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

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. 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

Early Writing


Early Writing is a series of graded activity books designed to help children learn correct letter formation and develop a clear, flowing handwriting style. Exercises progress through the series, beginning with line drawings based on writing patterns, and eventually introducing joined-up handwriting, letter clusters and words.

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

Basic Skills


Basic Skills provides well-structured language practice and reinforces key aspects of literacy such as vocabulary, dictionary skills, reading comprehension and punctuation. The workbook exercises feature everyday events and objects, as well as texts by authors including Roald Dahl and Jill Tomlinson.

Age group: 5 to 7 | Author: Andrew Parker and Jane Stamford

Springboard


The Springboard activity books are designed to build the functional English skills required at school and work. Illustrations support the wide variety of activity types included, ranging from simple word reading and letter formation exercises to complex writing tasks requiring precision and attention to detail.

Age group: 6 to 11 | Author: Christopher Burgess and John Hedley