Virtual English

Useful websites to help you improve your English skills

If you have a spare minute or two, why not visit the sites below to help you improve your English skills.

Good Luck!

Storytime

Click on the story title to view the story.

04/03/2021 - 'What the Ladybird Heard' by Julia Donaldson. Read by Mrs Bowles 

26/02/2021 - 'Sam's Super Stinky Socks' by Paul Bright. Read by Mrs Franklin

25/02/2021 - 'Laura's Star' by Klaus Baumgart. Read by Mrs Bowles

11/02/2021 - 'Peace at Last' by Jill Murphy. Read by Mrs Bowles

05/02/2021 - 'Chicken Licken' by Mara Alperin. Read by Mrs Franklin 

04/02/2021 - 'Can't you Sleep, Little Bear?' By Martin Waddell. Read by Mrs Bowles

01/02/2021 - 'Hamilton's Hats' By Martine Oborne. Read by Mrs McAlpine 

29/01/2021 - 'Daddy's Little Star' by Janet Bingham.  Read by Mrs Franklin

28/01/2021 - 'The Gruffalo' by Julia Donaldson. Read by Mrs Bowles 

27/01/2021 - 'The Very Ugly Bug' by Liz Pichon. Read by Mrs Stuart 

26/01/2021 - 'The Slightly Annoying Elephant' by David Walliams. Read by Laura Year 6

22/01/2021 - 'The Best Present' by James Bingham. Read by Mrs Franklin.

21/01/2021 - 'Giraffes Can't Dance' by Giles Andreae' Read by Mrs Bowles.

20/01/2021 - 'The Paper Bag Princess' by Robert Munsch.  Read by Mrs Stuart

19/01/2021 - 'Dave the Lonely Monster' by Anna Kemp. Read by Mrs McAlpine

18/01/2021 - 'Dinosaurs in the Supermarket' by Timothy Knapman.  Read by Mrs Burford.

15/01/2021 - Hurry up and Slow Down' by Layn Marlow.  Read by Mrs Franklin 

14/01/2021 - 'The Snail and the Whale' by Julia Donaldson.  Read by Mrs Bowles

13/01/ 2021 - 'The Brave Little Hedgehog' by Paul and Emma Rogers.  Read by Mrs Stuart 

12/01/2021 'No Place Like Home' by Jonathan Emmett read by Mrs McAlpine

11/01/2021 - 'Lost and Found' by Oliver Jeffers  read by Mrs Burford 

6/01/ 2021  - 'Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam' by Tracey Corderoy read by Mrs McAlpine 

English:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/

http://www.spellingcity.com/

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/news-for-kids.html

Grammar games: https://www.funbrain.com/games/grammar-gorillas

Speed reading activities: https://breakingnewsenglish.com/speed_reading.html

International Children’s Digital Library: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Find books that are recommended by a staff member at the International Childen’s Digital Library (they are usually sorted by a theme): http://en.childrenslibrary.org/featuredbooks/index.shtml

Adults can enter in spelling words and activities will be created to help children memorise their spellings: https://www.scholastic.com/parents/games/spelling-wizard.html

Digital library of books and quizzes: https://www.raz-kids.com/