Class Authors

Our classes are named after authors with the aim to inspire a love of reading and raise the profile of high quality authors. Each class name is age appropriate and linked with books in the curriculum.

Year Group

Children’s Author

Class Name

Core book in Curriculum

Linked Cornerstone Curriculum Topic

Nursery

Julia Donaldson

Donaldson

Various books

Core texts used

Reception

Atinuke

Atinuke

Splash! Anna Habiscus

Core texts used

Year 1

Oliver Jeffers

Jeffers

The Way Back Home

Zoom to the Moon

Year 2

Mini Grey

Grey

The Pea and the Princess

Towers, Tunnels and Turrets

Year 3

S.F. Said

Said

Varjak Paw

Predator

Year 4

David Walliams

Walliams

Mr Stink

Bottoms, Burps and Bile

Year 5

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Various

Off With Her Head

Year 6

Malorie Blackman

Blackman

Pig Heart Boy

Blood Heart