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Useful websites to support learning in English

Below is a list of websites that you may find useful to look at to support your child's learning.

Please be aware that these websites are external to the school and we are not responsible for their content or advertising.



Top Marks - Phonics

Top Marks - Learning to read

Mr Thorne does Phonics

Letters and Sounds

Phonics Play

BBC Deep Sea Phonics

BBC Words and Pictures

Alphablocks Guide to Phonics



Talk for Writing

Story writing tips

British Council Story Maker

Crickweb KS1

Crickweb KS2

Alan Peat's Free Resources

The Literacy Shed

Top Marks Literacy Foundation Stage

Top Marks KS1

Top Marks KS2


Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

Top Marks KS1

Top Marks KS2

Wacky Webtales (Great for learning parts of speech)

Spelling City (Ask your child's class teacher if they have uploaded any word lists for their class)

Speak and Spell

BBC Spelling and Grammar



Oxford Owl (Access to 250 free e-books) 

Books for Keeps

Book Trust

Guardian Children's Books

The National Literacy Trust

Love Reading 4 Kids

The Summer Reading Challenge

Roald Dahl