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June 2017 Supporting Literacy in EYFS
May 2017 Subject Leader Key Skills – Reading
May 2017 Subject Leader Key Skills – Writing
November 2015 Reading AT Home Parent Leaflet Reading at home
Mrs Green’s Literacy links Mrs Green’s Literacy Links
http://www.ictgames.co.uk/ A whole range of lovely interactive games for Primary aged children.
http://www.starfall.com/ For early years – American site so watch the accent but the children love it!
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/ Sebastian swan big books to share with the class, including some questions about the text (also available in French and Welsh!!!)
http://www.blewa.co.uk/ Looks at the history of the written word, with ideas for making scrolls, writing during Victorian Times etc.
http://www.storiesfromtheweb.org/ Book reviews, free stories, writing activities and games for Primary aged children.
http://www.magickeys.com/books/index.html Scroll down the page for free online animated stories.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml BBC website based on ‘letter and sounds’. Includes some great online games and activities – particularly the blending games.
http://www.northpole.com/ CHRISTMAS ONLY!! E-mail Santa with your class and receive a great reply – a very sweet activity for the younger classes (also includes games and other activities).
http://www.candlelightstories.com/storybooks/grimms-fairy-tales/ Audio books, stories and games. Many of the stories are ‘classics’ eg. from the brothers Grimm (read with an American accent)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/literacy.shtml The Primary Literacy zone from BBC schools.
http://www.seussville.com/ Games based on the stories
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/ For children in FS or early years with fine motor control problems
http://tutpup.com/plays/new/2-word-game A fun spelling game against an opponent (computer) and the clock. Also improves typing speed and accuracy.
http://www.usborne-quicklinks.com/uk/uk_menu_areas_pages/reading_programme/reading_programme.asp?type=subject&menu=s115 Links for books on the Usbourne reading scheme but also helpful for topic work as it has good hyperlinks.