English (Phonics, Reading, Writing)

Phonics Play: Practise reading and spelling with these games.

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Click on the link https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Oxford Owl: Help your child with their reading. Over 100 free e-books available here.

Click on the link https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/

Top Marks Phonics: Lots of songs and fun games for children to play to practise letter sounds, blending and segmenting, not forgetting 'Tricky Words'. Many of these games are tablet friendly.

Click on the link https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=phonics

Writing Pobble 365: This site has a huge range of inspirational photographs and pictures, which can be used for writing. Scroll to the bottom of the page for questions, story starters and much more. Click below to find out more.

Mr Thorne does Phonics - Letters and Sounds: A playlist of videos to support the teaching of letters and sounds. Click on the link below.


Roald Dahl for Kids: Meet your favourite characters, do a quiz, hear a joke. There is also a teacher section where you can find downloadable activities.

Click on the link https://www.roalddahl.com/home/kids

The World of David Walliams: David Walliams is releasing an audio story from The World's Worst Children every day for the next 30 days. Keep the kids busy with these daily audio treats, perfect for tea-and-biscuit breaks.

Click on the link https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

BookTrust: A website with stories you can read along to, especially suitable for EYFS . Click on the link below.


Lists of recommended books for particular age groups: If you are considering buying a book for your child, this website recommends reading books suitable for your child’s age. Click on the link below


Talk for Writing Booklets

Click on the file for your year group.

These Talk for Writing booklets focus on a story and activities to go with it. These can be completed over several days if you really want to get into your writing.

Share your love for Reading

Download these reading posters for some ideas for different reading for pleasure activities. Which ones will you choose?

Look below on Files to Download