Marshland Primary School

Marshland Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN8 4SB

01405 812693

Mrs Sarah Hall


At Marshland Primary we encourage a love of reading.


Please click on the links below  to view recommended books for each year group:

Recommended books for Foundation Stage 1

Recommended books for Foundation 2

Recommended books for Year 1

Recommended books for Year 2

Recommended books for Year 3

Recommended books for Year 4

Recommended books for Year 5

Recommended Books for Year 6



Supporting your child with reading


Here are some questions that may help you to support your child's reading and enjoyment of the stories that they choose.

Why did you choose this book?

Can you point to the title? or What is the title? (pointing to the title)

What has happened so far?

Is it what you expected to happen?

How do you think the story might end?

What was your favourite part? Why?

Who are the main characters in the story?

What character would you like to be in the story?


Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a free book-gifting programme launched in 1995 by the singer. Doncaster Council are proud to launch this programme in our area.

All children aged 0-5 years in the Doncaster area are eligible to join our free book-gifting scheme.

Your child will receive a book from our continually updated library every month ABSOLUTELY FREE!


Begin your child's journey by signing up today!

Click on this link to register for the scheme