Curriculum Reading Lists


KS3 Read 1  War Horse by Michael Morpurgo 
KS3 Read 2  I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
KS3 Read 3  1984  by George Orwell


KS4 Read 1  Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
KS4 Read 2  Regeneration by Pat Barker
KS4 Read 3  My Name is Why by Lemn Sissay



KS3 Read 1  The Viking Saga by Henry Treece
KS3 Read 2  Eliza Rose by Lucy Worsley
KS3 Read 3  The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak


KS4 Read 1  Black and British by David Olusoga
KS4 Read 2  The Five by Hallie Rubenhold
KS4 Read 3  The Cold War by John Lewsi Gaddis



KS3 Read 1  Give: Charity and the Art of Living Generously by Magnus   MacFarlane-Barrow
KS3 Read 2  YouCat: Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church
KS3 Read 3  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis


KS4 Read 1
 My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
KS4 Read 2  Batman and Philosophy by William Irwin
KS4 Read 3  Carlo Acutis: The First Millennial Saint by Nicola Gori


Computing and ICT

KS3 Read 1  Lauren Ipsum by Carlos Bueno
KS3 Read 2  Computational Fairy Tales by Jeremy Kubica
KS3 Read 3  Little Brother by Cory Doctorow


KS4 Read 1  Hackers - Stephen Levy
KS4 Read 2  Alan Turing: The Enigma - Andrew Hodges
KS4 Read 3
 Algorithms Unplugged - Ed Vocking



KS4 Read 1  Quiet Leadership by Carlo Ancelotti
KS4 Read 2  How I Made It: 40 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Made   Millions - Rachel Bridge
KS4 Read 3  Strong Woman: The Truth About Getting To The Top by Karren Brady


Health and Social Care

KS4 Read 1  How Children Learn by Joh Holt
KS4 Read 2  The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story by Christie Watson
KS4 Read 3  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green



KS3 Read 1

 Chris van Tulleken & Xand van Tulleken, Medical Milestones and

 Crazy Cures (Operation Ouch!)

KS3 Read 2  Jeanne Bendick, Archimedes and the Door of Science
KS3 Read 3  Dara O’Briain, Beyond the Sky and the Universe


KS4 Read 1  Mad about Physics by  Christopher Jargodzki
KS4 Read 2  How to Dunk a Doughnut: The Science Of Everyday Life by Len   Fisher
KS4 Read 3

 Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions ed.

 Mick O'Hare



KS3 Read 1  Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing   Norgay - Alexandra Stewart
KS3 Read 2  When the Sky Falls - Phil Earle
KS3 Read 3  Old Enough to Save Planet Earth - Loll Kirby


KS4 Read 1  Prisoners of Geography - Tim Marshall
KS4 Read 2  Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
KS4 Read 3  The Winter King - Bernard Cornwell 




KS3 Read 1  Va-t’en Grand Monstre! - Ed Emberley
KS3 Read 2  Chapeau! - Dominique Maes
KS3 Read 3  L’Afrique tu connais? - Lire Davantage


KS4 Read 1  Le Soleil, la Lune et les Planetes - Doc a Doc
KS4 Read 2  Ramadan A Dijibouti - Bazyli Solowi  
KS4 Read 3  Mario Ramos      C’est moi l plus fort - Mario Ramos



KS3 Read 1  David va al colegio - David Shannon 
KS3 Read 2  Lavate las Manos - Tony Ross 
KS3 Read 3  Y Por Que?  - Yael Vent des Hove 


KS4 Read 1  Cuerpo y Salud - Everest  
KS4 Read 2  Soy la Mas Guapo - Mario Ramos
KS4 Read 3  Los Dinosaurios - Mini Larousse  


KS3 Read 1  Annotated Guides: Architecture by Neil Stephenson


KS4 Read 1  Between Humanism and Materialism by Alvar Aalto



KS3 Read 1  Between Humanism and Materialism by Alvar Aalto
KS3 Read 2  Women in Sport- Rachel Ignotofsky
KS3 Read 3  Talent to Triumph- Amy Williams MBE


KS4 Read 1  The Greatest- What Sport Teaches us about Achieving Success-   Matthew Syed
KS4 Read 2  Mental Toughness for Young Athletes- Moses and Troy Horne
KS4 Read 3  Trust the Grind- Jeremy Bhandari



KS3 Read 1  National Theatre: All About Theatre by National Theatre 
KS3 Read 2  The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas play text by John Boyne, adapted by   Angus Jackson.
KS3 Read 3  Monologues for Teens: 60 original monologues. Mike Kimmel


KS4 Read 1  National Youth Theatre Monologues by Michael Bryher 
KS4 Read 2  An Actor Prepares by Constantin Stanislavski
KS4 Read 3  A Taste of Honey by Shelagh Delaney



KS3 Read 1  Information on WWF website:
KS3 Read 2  Star, Branch, Spiral, Fan: Learn to Draw from Nature’s Perfect Design   Structures by Yellena James 
KS3 Read 3  David  Hockney articles on website, such as:   the-enduring-symbolism-of-the-swimming-pool 


Food & Nutrition

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KS3 Read 1   50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know - Tony Crilly
KS3 Read 2   The Math Book -  Clifford A Pickover
KS3 Read 3   Alex's Adventures in Numberland - Alex Bellos


KS4 Read 1  The Monty Hall Problem: Beyond Closed Doors - Rob Deaves
KS4 Read 2  Chaos - James Gleick
KS4 Read 3  The Language of Mathematics - Keith Devli