Bug Club Independent Reading

Build up positive attitudes to reading and engage children in the classroom and at home with Bug Club.*


What is it?

An engaging and imaginative independent reading solution for your whole school. Shown by an independent study* to encourage reluctant readers to read at school and at home using the online reading world, and increase reading enjoyment.


P084_BC_P8_175x175What's in it?

Bug Club Independent Reading combines beautiful eBooks and print books with characters your children love, from Sarah and Duck to The Doctor and companions. It also includes trackable, embedded activities in every eBook, and professional development courses which ensure you get the most from your Bug Club package.

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P084_BC_P9_175x175How it works

Bug Club offers your children books and eBooks that they would choose themselves. A recent study* has shown reading from home is greatly encouraged by the brilliant online reading world, and you’re equipped with tools to help plan and monitor progress.

Read more about how Bug Club Independent works.

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* Results after 18 months from an independent study carried out by leading academics from UCL Institute of Education (IOE), in partnership with the Pearson UK Research Team. Research was conducted with KS1 children, with findings on progress based on pupils being ahead of the control group.


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Key Stage 1 / P1-3

  • 160 titles in Starter package
  • 305 titles in Pro package
  • Activities
  • Reporting

From £649.

Key Stage 2  / P4-7

  • 64 titles in Starter package
  • 142 titles in Pro package
  • Activities
  • Reporting

From £349.

Whole school

  • 224 titles in Starter package
  • 447 titles in Pro package
  • Activities
  • Reporting

From £899.


"The children love the different illustrations and the familiar characters. It really inspires the more reluctant readers."

Siobhan Mallon
High Wych CE Primary School, Hertfordshire

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