Useful Websites for English
Audio books for EYFS, KS1 and KS2- free of charge. Suggestions given for each year group.
Author videos and resources linked to new books
Children’s book recommendations by age and information about famous children’s authors
Weekly home learning packs for each year group covering the main year group objectives. Good for grammar and spelling type activities.
Similar to classroom secrets- a workbook- type approach for each year group with a planner.
Alongside the usual high- quality films are some reading comprehension sheets suitable for both key stages with information about the VIPERS.
Keeps you up to date with new children’s books and provides useful extracts from books to use for comprehension, etc.
An interesting daily picture with questions and writing opportunities.
A selection of classic poetry through the ages- look at the suggestions for your age group in this pack.
Ready-made editable long-term, medium-term and individual lesson plans. Full assessment framework included. Curriculum maps, whole school schemes, video tutorials.
In addition to Speed Sound lessons,three stories will be published each week on our YouTube channel and are ideal for Nursery, Reception and KS1 children. So far, they are filming stories by Jeanne Willis, Tom Percival, Jill Murphy, Cressida Owen and Claire Freedman.
Poets perform their own work with poems around a variety of themes and organised into year groups. See suggested poems in this pack.
It’s easy to subscribe to the daily letter and you get news reports and activity suggestions around current affairs for each key stage.