Collins Big Cat

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. From early phonic development to fluent reading this scheme fosters a lifelong love of reading. Over 1000 levelled readers feature beautiful illustrations and stunning photography across many genres to support guided, independent and whole class reading. A separate phonics series with hundreds of decodable reading books ensures a secure start to every child’s reading journey.

Cross-curricular teaching is also supported by engaging fiction and non-fiction books with a wide range of text types to inspire pupils. Topics including Science, History, Geography and Shakespeare, are brought to life with exciting books packed with fascinating facts and detailed images.  

Browse our extensive Reading Schemes resource, where you will find constantly updated lists for the most popular schemes from all key educational publishers. If you’re looking across schemes for a particular levels our Book Band resource will be invaluable, and our website has a host of other resources for you to explore, like Wordless Picture Books, Picture Books for KS2 and Favourite Classroom Reads.