English Activities


Teachers will have sent you a class code via Teams. Lots of free online books. Please explore.

Letters and Sounds (Phonics activities)

Activities to promote speaking and listening skills.

Audible (Reading)

All children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

Oxford Reading Owl

A range of ebooks and online reading resources for children of all ages.

Amazon.co.uk - free eBooks from the Kindle store

Amazon are offering some of its books free on the Kindle store. Please check there is no cost before clicking.

Authorfy (Reading)

Access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels.


A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

Classroom Secrets

Downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing.

Elevenses with the World of David Walliams

One free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

Literacy Shed

Downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

Love Reading 4 Kids

A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

Pobble 365

A new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.

Poetry by Heart

A wide selection of poetry covering different topics.

The Children’s Poetry Archive

An archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud.

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