Cracking Comprehension


Join the 3,000 schools using
Cracking Comprehension to:

  • prepare children for the more challenging national tests in reading
  • create fun, engaging comprehension sessions with extracts from top authors
  • reinforce and assess new skills with class-based practice and home-based skills checks

Cracking Comprehension offers complete coverage of the new national curriculum content for reading comprehension, including all the content domains.

 Model the techniques needed to tackle comprehension questions successfully

 Practise key skills using engaging, age-appropriate texts from well-known authors

• Assess strengths and weaknesses to inform planning, teaching and learning

 Prepare your pupils for the new KS1 and KS2 National Tests in Reading


Includes engaging texts from popular authors such as David Walliams and Roald Dahl


"Cracking Comprehension has resulted in all children in Year 6, (56 pupils) achieving a minimum of 100 on the scaled score and an average scaled score for the cohort of 109.1." Mrs Hodgson, Y6 teacher, Blackburn The Redeemer CEP


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Each of the Year Group packs includes:

  • A CD-ROM for the whiteboard containing interactive teaching texts and questions, audio recordings, printable texts and photocopiable activities. Comes with a permanent whole-school licence.
  • A Teacher's Book with clear and supportive teacher's notes, further comprehension questions, practice texts, answers, curriculum links and suggestions for further reading
  • An Assessment Tasks book with 18 easy-to-use assessment for learning activities for reading comprehension within the new National Curriculum

Cracking Comprehension Online pupil practice launching in Summer 2017!

Cracking Comprehension Online will be packed full of exciting texts and practice questions – ideal for homework, practice and progress checks.

For Pupils

  • Fun practice activities to complete on screen; at home or independently in class
  • Embed the reading comprehension techniques they’ve been learning

For Teachers

  • Allocate specific activities to each child, based on areas of weakness or where more practice is required
  • Run reports and track progress – by individual, class or comprehension skill
  • Select comprehension practice by assessable element to deepen understanding for the whole class

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