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KS3 English Anthologies

KS3 English Anthologies

7 themed anthologies providing an exciting range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry for a thematic KS3 curriculum. Each student book is supported by Boost digital teaching & learning resources.

The themes covered by the series are: Shakespeare, Myths and Legends, Detectives, Gothic, War, Dystopia and the 19th Century

Titles in this series
Anthologies in the series

Discover the range of anthologies available, full of engaging extracts of fiction, non-fiction and poetry:

An introduction to the series

Read series editor and experienced examiner Jane Sheldon's introduction to the series:

What are Dystopias?

Teaching Dystopias can be tricky - here's our video that will help to introduce the topic to students

Progression Framework
Our progression framework shows how the KS3 English Anthologies map to the National Curriculum, through 3 progression strands – reading, writing and spoken English – that are directly linked to the GCSE assessment objectives.
Boost Digital Resources

Each anthology is supported by digital teaching and learning resources through Boost courses, with course plans, lessons, quizzes, front of class presentations, and worksheets. 

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Assess Reading Skills

Complement your KS3 curriculum with assessment of your learners’ reading ability with ART: a wide-ranging, standardised and flexible assessment. Use it throughout KS3 to confidently assess progress in reading and spot gaps in performance to help you plan intervention strategies.

Tables of Contents

Find out which extracts we've included in each anthology. Extracts can range from fiction and non-fiction, as well as vary forms from prose, poetry and drama.

Answer Sheets

Answers to the questions set in each anthology can be found here.