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Cirencester Primary School and Nursery

Current Curriculum Content

Year 1

Well-loved stories/modern classics

Fairy and Traditional Tales

  • The Detective Dog – Julia Donaldson
  • Stick Man – Julia Donaldson
  • Room on the Broom – Julia Donaldson
  • What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday – Julia Donaldson
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit – Beatrix Potter
  • The World’s Worst Children – David Walliams
  • Funnybones – Allan Ahlberg
  • Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy – Lynley Dodd
  • Owl Babies – Martin Waddell
  • Not Now, Bernard – David McKee
  • Dogger – Shirley Hughes
  • The Dark – Lemony Snicket
  • Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak
  • Gorilla – Anthony Browne



  • ‘Magic Beans: A Handful of Fairytales from the Storybag’ - Jacqueline Wilson, Philip Pullman, Michael Morpurgo and many more
  • Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales (Martin Waddell illustrated by Emma Chichester-­Clark)
  • Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow (The Greatest Adventures in the World) - Tony Bradman and Tony Ross
  • The Frog Prince - Margaret Mayo
  • Little Red Riding Hood - Sam McBratney and Emma Chichester-­Clark
  • Rapunzel (Picture  Puffin Books)