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  • Our Lady Queen of Peace
  • Catholic Primary School
  • ‘Through Christ we Live, Love and Learn’




At Our Lady Queen of Peace we use  VIPERS to cover the 6 key domains of the reading curriculum:

These areas allow teachers to question children effectively during reading tasks. Question stems are displayed in each classroom to assist children to determine the key domain when answering questions. 


Comprehensions take place on a weekly using Literacy Shed Comprehension Plus. All comprehensions are staged according to a Lexile score which allows teachers to select suitable comprehensions for their class. The texts are placed in stages as follows:

  • Stage 1 = 200 - 300
  • Stage 2 = 300 - 575
  • Stage 3 = 575 - 750
  • Stage 4 = 750 - 840
  • Stage 5 = 840 - 930
  • Stage 6 = 930+


Examples of texts can be accessed using the link below:

Question Stems

Reciprocal Read

Ay Our Lady Queen of Peace, we deliver daily reciprocal reading lesson in each class. Reciprocal read is a 20 minute sessions which takes a particular focus each day. Children work in groups in KS2 and as a whole class in KS1 to discuss their ideas and support one another. 

Through Christ, we live, love and learn