If you are learning at home, you can still quizz on Accelerated Reader using the link below (your log in details are the same as they are at school). If you try to google it, the link will not work.
Welcome to Moon Lane TV, the children's book channel run by the winner of the British Book Awards Children's Bookseller of the Year 2020. Listen to lots of wonderful children's books on their YouTube channel.
Try the Reading Challenge!
Can you complete them all?
Phonics Play Comics!
Decodable comics that follow the teaching sequence for Letters and Sounds for Phase 2 to Phase 5.
With access to libraries, classrooms and bookshops limited for many, we've been busy finding some of the best online storytimes for children to access freely at home. The QR codes and links in the website above link to story readings on Youtube and all of the books we've chosen are read aloud by their fabulous authors and illustrators.
Branching Out Booklists
Looking for book recommendations if you have been hooked in by a particular series or author and are ready to branch out? From Harry Potter and Tom Gates to Rainbow Magic and The Worst Witch, we've got you covered with BooksForTopics Branching Out booklists!
If you like this...try these...!
Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under
Class logs ins for Epic will be sent home in the week beginning 11th January for Years 2 to 6 and Oxford Owl logins for Reception and Year 1 will also be sent home in this week.
First News have been sending us electronic copies of their awarding winning newspaper as they are not able to deliver it to us right now. Mrs Reese has been sending it home to you via Parentmail each week so ask your grownups if you haven't seen a copy yet.
Ask your grownups to complete a simple registration form for free on this brilliant site to help you develop your reading. After a simple registration process, you will take a placement test and then are given short texts suited to your reading ability from a variety of genres. You then take quizzes on these texts: scores below 70% mean that your next text will be a bit easier; scores from 70%-89% mean your level stays the same; and scores of 90% or higher will lead to a harder text.
There are lots of helpful websites that can help you and your grownups with your English learning from home, have a look at some of the links below.
Family Zone from the National Literacy Trust
Ideas and guidance for fun, simple activities that will engage children at home, while also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.
Lots of beautiful stories, told in film.
BBC Bitesize has lots of games, puzzles, tips and hints to help improve your writing.
Books for Keeps is the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. Filled with book reviews, writing tips, author interviews and lots more.
Scholastic's Kid's Book Club, for 8-12 year olds, with games and quizzes, book reviews and more.
The Book Trust transforms lives by getting children and families reading.
Find your next great book using their book-finder
The British Council has a large library of online stories to read and quizzes.
Love reading 4 kids is an absolutely brilliant website for those who love reading.
Go on, create a log in (check with your grown up first) and find your next favourite book!
You can even download the first chapter of every book to see whether you like it or not!
A BRILLIANT resource!
Find out all about this famous author and his books, with quizzes, games and much more.
100's of free ebooks and games to help improve reading.
Lots of free interactive games and resources for literacy
Handy hints for better story writing.
CBeebies literacy site, with games, videos and fun tutorials.
Please be aware that these websites are external to the school and we are not responsible for their content or advertising.