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English

spellingshed.com/en-gb (spelling games)

hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ (Home learning packs for Year 1 – 6 from Hamilton Trust)

classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ (Home learning packs for Foundation – Year 6)

oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ (English and maths activities)

kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ (English and maths activities – free until april 2020)

collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home (free access to Collins online resources)

 

Reading

 

twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BdGYQdyNpMGX (live reading of Wonder by the author herself, RJ Palacio, on Twitter @RJPalacio)

worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ (audio stories from David Walliams)

stories.audible.com/start-listen (free audio books)

youtube.com/results?search_query=%23UsbornePlayandLearn (Dr Joanna Nadin’s daily reading session)

phonicsplay.co.uk/ (phonics games and activities)

readtheory.org/auth/login (reading comprehension: children in Year 4 – 6 already have accounts set up for this. Contact your child’s teacher if you need a reminder of their log in details)

bbc.co.uk/news/education-33644201  (100 books ‘all children should read before leaving primary school’)

dropbox.com/sh/d19210dcrkejqd1/AACVCk7xQfshVWDnQCq0f4lea?dl=0 (100 suggested books to read in KS1, Year 3/4 and Year 5/6)

thereaderteacher.com/recommended-reads-year-groups (recommended reads for Year 5 and 6 children)

abebooks.co.uk (website with huge range of cheap second-hand books)

readingeggs.co.uk/ (reading resources – register for a 2 week trial)

 

Writing

 

youtube.com/watch?v=t5kzc2NVikc&list=PL4ypPL9ZSf5o4yqGMmHlNuO-TmhmpXiTH (Super Sentence Stacking – writing activities with Jane Considine)

authorfy.com/10minutechallenges/ (10 minute writing challenge videos set by bestselling authors)

hachetteschools.co.uk/hachette-schools-posts/hachetteschools-free-writing-friday/2018/04/24/cressida-cowells-free-writing-friday/ (Author Cressida Cowell’s ‘Free Writing Friday’ resources)

pobble365.com/ (Pictures to inspire writing, with tasks below each picture to give you ideas)

onceuponapicture.co.uk/ (A range of pictures to inspire writing)

thatboycanteach.co.uk/2019/04/showing-instead-of-telling-in-middler.html (Author Kirsty Applebaum’s blog post about how to ‘show not tell’ when writing. Towards the bottom of the article there are ideas for how children can have a go at this)

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