In the Early Years and Foundation Stage (Pandas) and Key Stage 1 (Years 1 & 2) the books are organised by colour bands to support growing reading ability following guidance from the Institute of Education. 
Rosie the reading dog comes in weekly to read with children. This develops children's confidence and enjoyment of reading and the children thoroughly enjoy being able to spend time with Rosie and read to her. 
Useful English websites
We use the Jolly Phonics scheme, Letters and Sounds and Phonics bug for phonics and early reading. Rigby Star scheme is used for beginner readers.