This section gives you  help and advice for all types of reading tests and exams. We explain what you can do before a reading exam and during the exam to get top marks.


Chloe has an unusual pet which isn't popular with all the members of her family. In this story it gets her into a bit of trouble.


Wild animals in cities can cause chaos! Can you imagine the trouble that baboons in city centres could cause?


Vandalism or contemporary art? Find out more about where street art has come from and where it might be heading.

picture from A Brief History of Writing

We do it every day, on paper, on our phones and on computers. But, what do you know about the history of writing? Watch this clip to find out more.

picture of a genie

Did you use to read fairy tales when you were younger? Here's a modern fairy tale with a difference!