Inspire and motivate children with the only scheme that reflects today’s young readers

Welcome to Reading Planet, a whole-school reading scheme for Reception to Year 6. 

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Reading Planet Catalogue 2023

Reading Planet Catalogue 2023

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Why schools love Reading Planet!
Our reading books accurately reflect the world we live in
Relatable characters, diverse stories and relevant topics
We’re the only scheme created for the current National Curriculum
Every book and teaching resource meets the needs of the curriculum
It embeds key reading skills from the start
Discover our DfE validated SSP programme and phonics-based strands
It’s flexible and can be used alone or alongside your existing programme
Reading Planet is ideal for whole-class, group and independent reading
Our great-value eBook library provides every book as an interactive eBook
For school and home access, on any device!
And perhaps most importantly… children love our books!
Schools sees results because children want to read more and more

What does Reading Planet cover?


Reading Planet for Reception and Key Stage 1 includes more than 500 reading books, aligned to the same progression (Letters and Sounds 2007) and levelling.  The four exciting strands can be used together or independently:

  • Rocket Phonics: A DfE validated systematic synthetic phonics programme for Reception and Year 1. Rocket Phonics Next Steps for Year 2 is new for 2022.

  • Lift-off: Wordless and first words books for early readers 

  • Comet Street Kids: Action-packed character stories

  • Galaxy: Curriculum linked fiction and non-fiction

Book packs start at just £24 and you can access everything online via a 1-year subscription to Reading Planet Online for Reception - KS1.

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Reading Planet for Key Stage 2 includes 96 reading books and a new high-interest/low reading level strand:

  • 48 fiction books with classics, modern mini-series and topic-based stories

  • 48 non-fiction books with biographies, instruction guides and more

  • Astro: High interest/low reading level books for struggling and reluctant readers

Book packs start at just £84 and you can access everything via the Key Stage 2 Reading Planet Online subscription.

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You can access everything via Reading Planet Online. Our interactive libraries provide every book as an eBook with additional features and resources for teachers, pupils and parents. Every subscription includes access to the Reporting Tool, teacher mark-up tools and downloadable teaching guidance. Online subscriptions available:

  • Reception - Key Stage 1: 498 eBooks *Lilac - White bands) with audio synchronisation 

  • Key Stage 2: 96 eBooks (Stars - Supernova bands) plus 48 Astro high interest/low reading level eBooks with audio synchronisation 

  • Rocket Phonics for Reception and Year 1: 162 fully decodable eBooks, interactive flashcards, interactive Big Books, Teacher's Guides, CPD videos and display materials

  • Rocket Phonics Next Steps for Year 2: 72 eBooks, interactive flashcards, Big Books with games (coming soon), Teacher's Guide, CPD videos (coming soon) and display materials

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