Take the Rapid route to reading success

Rapid Reading trebles the rate of your pupils' progress

Try 6 eBooks from Rapid Online absolutely free!At Rapid, we understand that when it comes to helping struggling readers, getting and keeping their interest is a big part of the battle. So we've put together a huge collection of finely levelled fiction and non-fiction books around topics and themes that your children will love.

Rapid Reading: print and eBooks to support SEN and struggling learners at KS2/P4-P7

Combining print and online!

Request a DemoAvailable as printed books or online, the online world offers an extra layer of motivation and confidence-building, with read-to-me and read/record functions, cool animated characters that support the reader with instruction and feedback, plus online assessment and reporting data that helps you keep children moving at exactly the right pace for them.

With dyslexia friendly features approved by the British Dyslexia Association, and proven by the NfER to more than double pupils’ progress in reading, Rapid is a reading intervention programme that you can trust to really work.

Comprehensive Teaching support

Easy-to-use Teaching Guides support your use of the Rapid programme, helping you with benchmarking and assessment. Plus, you can view reports from within the online platform, giving you an accurate picture of each child's progress and ongoing needs.  

Next Steps

Live outside the UK?

International schools can buy the international edition of Rapid Reading from Pearson Global Schools here.

Need Digital Support?

Call us on 0845 313 8888 or email digital.support@pearson.com

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Series includes:

  • Over 200 fiction and non-fiction eBooks
  • Over 100 printed books
  • Online activities
  • Assessment Books
  • Teaching Guides 

Rapid Professional Development courses 


Rapid offers a range of professional development courses that combine pedagogy and classroom practice with hands-on activities and discussion around the Rapid resources.

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Customer Review:

Download the Rapid Efficacy Guide to see how Rapid works in schools like yours.

"The Rapid programme is a big success to date. The children and parents are very pleased with it, as are the teachers. Had parent interviews last week and all of the parents of my special needs children had high praise for it. They've all, without exception, noticed a huge improvement in their child's attitude to reading!"

Mrs Docherty, St.Patricks Primary School, Ballynahinch

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