Literacy Resources & Links

Parents Resources
 
To download or view the resources simply click the text below.

Support your child’s spelling

Support your child’s reading

Student Resources - Writing Mats
 
Get yourself more marks in your writing by knowing what’s expected for the writing style. Check out these writing mats!

Discussion Writing

Explanation Writing

Instruction Writing

Persuasive Writing

Recount Writing

Report Writing

 

Young People: brilliant websites

 

Find out what books are hot right now and read snippets 

http://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

 

School help for all subjects

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/11_16/site/english.shtml

 

Improve your vocabulary and donate rice for free!

http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1499

 

Take a quiz on a book you’ve read 

http://www.bookadventure.com/Home.aspx

 

Word games 

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/spelling_games.html

 

Spelling Games 

http://www.slimekids.com/games/spelling-games/

 

More spelling games!

http://www.funenglishgames.com/spellinggames.html

 

Writing Skills 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/en14para-game-story-builder

 

Grammar skills 

http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/grammar-vocabulary

 

Various games 

http://mrnussbaum.com/sixth-grade-language-arts/

 

Games and writing advice 

http://www.channel4learning.com/sites/bookbox/home1.htm

 

 

Useful websites and articles

 

Literacy affects attainment!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24046971

 

Get your child reading!

http://my.redhouse.co.uk/learn/encouraging-teenage-boys-read/11-years

 

How you can support your child at school 

 

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/helping-your-child-to-learn-1