Reading Resources for Home Learning
Elevenses with the world of David Walliams
Every day at 11am, you can listen to one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories.
National Geographic Kids
There is plenty on the website to explore including the topics: animals, science, history and geography, which are all free to use. You can also register for free to access the primary resources on the tab at the top. Here, you can find a variety of different topics which include comic strips and other learning resources.
Oxford Owl online ebooks
All of their eBooks are free to use, but you will need to register or log in to be able to read a book. Please note, the eBooks are not optimised for mobile phones and are best viewed on a computer, laptop, or tablet.
There are eBooks for the following age ranges:
eBooks for age 3–4
eBooks for age 4–5
eBooks for age 5–6
eBooks for age 6–7
eBooks for age 7–9
eBooks for age 9–11
Please be aware that this is an American website, but it has a variety of podcasts that will appeal to your child. The podcasts include ‘plastic: why is it everywhere’, ‘the secret world of dust’ and ‘what was the first life on earth?’. This will engage your child’s curiosity and it may lead to research into a topic of interest.
TTS – learning at home
On this website, TTS has created a curriculum-focused independent learning resources with over 40 home learning activities all planned and prepared for you. It starts with reading comprehensions; however, there are plenty more activities including maths, DT, science and other areas of the curriculum. There is an activity booklet for early years, key stage one and key stage two.
CBeebies – bedtime stories
On the link below, you can find a variety of stories which are read out loud by celebrities. You can use them as a discussion with your children by asking them questions about what they have heard.