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KS2 Children's Choice | Book Bands Brown to Black

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Original price £226.69
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Current price £140.00
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Current price £140.00

PACK INCLUDES 31 BOOKS

Availability:
5 in stock, ready to be shipped
SKU 7200597W

With plenty of weird and wonderful fun to be had, these books will go down a storm in any KS2 classroom or library! With a variety of tastes catered for from a fantastic array of authors.

All the titles in this collection have been banded from Brown to Black, with equivalent reading levels available for schools not following a banded system. Fulfilling a recognised need for banded books within KS2, these extended book band levels help to provide guidance for independent readers.

Book Band Level


Accessible

Expected

Confident

Brown

5 Titles

Year 4

Year 3

Year 2

Grey

6 Titles

Year 5

Year 4

Year 3

Dark Blue

8 Titles

Year 6

Year 5

Year 4

Dark Red

8 Titles


Year 6

Year 5

Black

4 Titles



Year 6


Book band colours typically follow a progression from easiest to most difficult, though there can be slight variations between publishers with year group correlations. Here's a common sequence:

  • Brown/Grey Book Band (Expected Year 3/Year 4, Aged 8–9): Chapter books with a wider range of genres and themes.
  • Dark Blue Book Band (Expected Year 5, Aged 9–10): More complex sentence structures and advanced vocabulary.
  • Dark Red/Black Book Band (Expected/Confident Year 6, Aged 10–11): These represent the highest levels for confident readers, featuring challenging vocabulary, complex themes, and minimal to no illustrations.

Take a look at our Book Bands Chart to see details of emerging, expected and confident exceeding levels for each age and year group. Children will work through the levels during the school year so it’s important not to worry about gaining each level but to promote reading enjoyment and discuss any concerns with their teacher.

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