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English Home Learning

ESPRESSO DAILY QUIZ

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Username: student3360

Password: sandford

A wealth of videos and activities to support topic work. Try out the daily quiz  My Big World Quiz- make sure you add the subtitles to support reading along.

Answers available on botom of page

OXFORD OWL

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Register to access a wide range of Oxford Reading Tree books which are  linked to our school reading scheme

AUDIBLE STORIES

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All children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed. Lots of really popular titles – check out Harry Potter!

POBBLE 365

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

ONCE UPON A PICTURE

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A wide range of image prompts to access  to teach reading skills, prompt creative writing and more!

11's : DAVID WALLIAMS

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

My On READING BOOKS

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myON by Renaissance offers a personalised digital reading experience for students of all ages and abilities, and a host of literacy tools and homework features. For the duration of unexpected school closures in the UK and Ireland due to COVID-19, we are offering free access to 7,000 enhanced digital books – as well as 5 daily news articles in 3 languages (English, French, Spanish) with myON News.

PHONICS PLAY

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In response to the ongoing situation,  PhonicsPlay is free to use during the current, challenging period.
Children can use the site at home without their parents needing to subscribe. To access resources all you need to do is log on using the following details.

Username: march20
Password: home

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

HAMILTON TRUST

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Free weekly English  packs to download

 

THE BOOK TRUST

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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.

 

POETRY BY HEART

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The site oiffers the chance to read a wide selection of poetry covering a very wide variety of  different topics

DEBRA KIDD RESOURCES

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Take a look at these free creative learning packs specially developed by teacher and education expert Debra Kidd for parents and children currently learning at home. The packs are aimed at children of different ages, from Reception to Year 6. They’re designed to support and encourage you and your children to enjoy reading together and to explore the world through stories, talk and activities.

BBC BITESIZE PRIMARY

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Starting on Monday 20th April from  at 9 o’clock, the BBC will  bring you new things to do, videos and fun stuff to learn every weekday.

English Mstery

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Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select Primary. For each year group, there is an English work booklet which is based around a text, which the children can work through at their own pace.

THE LITERACY SHED

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Free downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

 

CAMBRIDGE UNI PRESS

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Use these free packs of worksheets that children can complete at home with help from a grown-up. The packs contain science, English and maths activities that will have children occupied for hours – sorting, questioning, playing, and most importantly, learning. Simply choose the stage you need, press download and share them with your students.

HARRY POTTER AT HOME

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The Harry Potter At Home hub is the place to find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied – including , nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. Ther site is casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!

Make Your World Bigger

Click here to see daily quiz answers

Online Safety

Links to help you keep your children safe