Key Stage 3 Prose resources

From the oh so popular texts (Holes, we're looking at you) to the more obscure (how many of you are teaching The Breadwinner?),  there's a vast range of prose resources to choose from. There's also a selection of resources specially written for New Windmills texts including Artemis FowlThe Other Side of Truth and Millions among others.

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The Pigman by Paul Zindel (1)

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1)

The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (12)

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo (9)

Prose essentials (1)

The Railway Children (Ladybird abridged version) (1)

Reading skills (1)

Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah (3)

Roald Dahl's short stories (5)

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (2)

Room 13 by Robert Swindells (2)

The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman (2)

Scarper Jack and the Bloodstained Room by Christopher Russell (13)

The Secret Diary of Anne Frank (9)

The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman (5)

Shadow of the Minotaur (3)

Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (15)

Short stories (14)

Skellig by David Almond (14)

Smash by Robert Swindells (1)

The Spook's Apprentice by Joseph Delaney (1)

Stone Cold by Robert Swindells (22)

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz (11)

The Story of King Arthur by Robin Lister (1)

The Bully by Jan Needle (1)

Throwaways by Ian Strachan (3)

Tins by Alex Shearer (11)

Tony Kytes the Arch-Deceiver by Thomas Hardy (1)

Topical and seasonal one-offs (1)

Trash by Andy Mulligan (4)

The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine (5)

Tunnels by Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams (2)

The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp (9)

Twilight by Stephanie Meyer (1)

Two Weeks with the Queen by Morris Gleitzman (7)

War Game by Michael Foreman (1)

The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (1)

Ways to live forever by Sally Nicholls (3)

Whispers in the Graveyard by Theresa Breslin (15)

Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo (3)

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Buddy’s letter provides an opportunity for students to redraft and edit a letter by hand. It is always interesting to note the empathy that some of the students have for Buddy, and this can come across as a desire to ‘punish’ Buddy’s mother."  

Fran Nantongwe, Literacy and English Lead