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Home Learning Hub: English




Spelling Shed


Spelling is so important; keep practising it. Little and often - 10 minutes a day.

Spelling Frame


A fantastic, free website offering quizzes and activities to help with spelling.

Lit Film Fest


Offering daily literacy sessions for kids on YouTube. They will be released at 10:30 each day. If you like them, check out the other videos on their channel!



Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

Oliver Jeffers: Stay at Home Story Time


Children's author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers will be reading one of his books for free every weekday. Tune in!

David Walliams


David Walliams will be reading one of his books at 11am every weekday on his website for free!

Literacy Shed


Offering home learning packs for children of all ages.

English Mastery


Eight weeks' worth of English activities available to download for free. What a resource!

Read Theory


A fantastic website that allows children to practise reading a range of different texts and answer questions on what they've read. Sign up (free) to earn points and move up the rankings!

Premier League Primary Stars


Some fun, football-based activities and challenges to have a go at!

Pobble 365


One picture. One teaching resource. Every day. This is where the inspiration and story starters come from in your Home Learning Packs!

National Literacy Trust: Family Zone


Split up by age group, you will find ideas and guidance for simple activities that will engage your children at home, while also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.

Poems and Stories with Michael Rosen


Free poems and stories read and performed by the legendary Michael Rosen on YouTube.

Collins Big Cat eBooks


This link will take you to a details page, where you can find out how to access hundreds of eBooks for your children.

Story Time from Space


Lots of stories science/space-related for children here, including videos of them being read.



Sign-up required (free). This will give you access to loads of masterclasses from authors! This is a fantastic opportunity for budding writers.

Book Trust


Lots of home activities to do as a family including authors reading their books, and illustration!

Myon by Renaissance


They are offering thousands of free e-books for children on their site!  

Poetry by Heart


A vast collection of poems available to read for free. There are sections dedicated to poetry for children.

2simple (Purple Mash)


Offering free access to their amazing services during school closures. This is a great opportunity for parents and children learning at home.

Children's Poetry Archive


Listen to the best poetry in the world being read aloud!

The Day Home


A free, daily newsletter for parents and guardians at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-life knowledge and skills.

Hamilton Trust


Providing 12 more weeks of systematic sessions, guaranteeing coverage and progression. The packs can form the backbone of children’s learning at home and are stand-alone or usable alongside other materials.

Miss Hocking's Story and Sign


A collection of read-aloud stories with signs from Miss Hocking.



Usually a paid service, they have offered a number of resources free to parents during the lockdown.



Teachwire have done the hard work and found 7 of the best grammar games to play online - check them out!

Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking


We've had Jane into school for staff CPD, and she is one of the best in the business with writing and reading! Brilliant videos available on her YouTube channel.