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Bug Club

Bug Club


What is Bug Club?

Bug Club is a reading program to help you develop confident and motivated readers. It combines over 500 finely levelled books with interactive eBooks and an online reading world – so you can allocate books to individual pupils for home reading and assess their progress instantly.

What's in Bug Club? Everything you need to inspire a generation of readers from Reception to KS2 Bug Club is shown to deliver 30 months of progress in reading in just 18 months whilst developing a love of reading.

Flexible packages including an engaging online reading world capture your children’s imagination and support all the crucial components of becoming a lifelong reader. From decoding words to developing fluency every step is supported with comprehensive planning, teaching and assessment tools.

CompanyBusiness Name: Pearson
HQ Location: United Kingdom
Founded: 2010
Age Range0-4, 5-7, 8-10
FeaturesOnline Pupil WorldReading For PleasurePhonicsIndependent ReadingGuided ReadingShared ReadingEbooksAllocatable EbooksTeacher PlanningProgress Reporting
AccessibilityModerate features
PoliciesTerms of ServicePrivacy Policy
RequirementsInternet - Low BandwidthInternet - High BandwidthDesktop - MacDesktop - WindowsDesktop - ChromebookDesktop - LinuxMobile - iPhoneMobile - iPadMobile - WindowsMobile - Android

Bug Club can be accessed on the majority of digital devices, a good WiFi speed and connection is recommended for optimum performance.

Set Up

It only takes a short time to set your pupils up on ActiveLearn and get started using Bug Club.

TrainingIn PersonLive OnlineWebinarsDocumentationVideos

We provide PDF documentation, short YouTube video tutorials, step-by-step guidance from our website and within the platform.

There are also webinars you can attend or Professional Development Courses available through our new PD Academy.

SupportEmailFAQs/ForumKnowledge BasePhone Support24/7 Live Rep

For any support or technical queries please visit the Bug Club website.

Home Learning

School must create the account.

View home learning page

We don't currently offer parent subscriptions to Bug Club; however, a range of print titles are available to complement online learning through Amazon.

Bug Club Pricing

Pricing Plans

Free TrialPaid Subscription

Bug Club pricing starts from £57.25 / year

Prices are annual and determined by school size. We also offer a discount to any small schools or English Hubs schools.

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Last updated 11th December 2023