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Reading level: Year 3/P4-Year 6+/P7+

Browse each band to see what books are available at each level

Year 3

Copper Band

Provides more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina


Topaz Band

Offers longer and more demanding readers for children to investigate and evaluate


Year 4

Ruby Band

Provides increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction


Emerald Band

Provides a widening range of genres, prompting more ways to respond to texts


Years 5 and 6

Sapphire Band

Offers longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts that are more complex syntactically


Diamond Band

Offers more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view


Pearl Band

Offers fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension


Browse Collins Big Cat band sets

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