Fairlight Primary & Nursery School

Every individual child achieves


Click on the links below for lots of great ways to help with your English


      Phonics Games: Phonics games will help your child to practise sounding out words, which will help them to read. Initially, children will learn basic letter sounds, such as "c-a-t" for "cat". 


 Spelling and Grammar and also click here for Points of View Newspaper Report. Witnesses to accidents can see different things. Read and listen to two witness reports of a skateboarding accident, and learn about how journalists structure newspaper reports and use verbs, adverbial phrases and pronouns to create an effect.


  Reading: When things return to normal, visit our library and borrow a book. Come to our lunchtime and after school open library sessions. Find books, comics and other things to enjoy reading at home.  Brighton libraries have lots of eBooks available through https://www.borrowbox.com/


Here are some suggestions for supporting your child's reading development at home:

Read, read, read! Read to your child, read with your child, and listen to them read. Here are some free online resources:

Read online books and magazines or write a story: 

Oxford Owls Book Trust: Inspiring Reading – Dean Park Primary SchoolConverting
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Listen to stories

Audible have thousands of books you can listen to, free:

Strategy 6 - Listening Centers - ELL strategies & MisconceptionsConverting 


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Be creative and let your imagination run wild!

Write your own story using a picture prompt:

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Pobble365.com  has a new picture every day.


If you like the Harry Potter series, Wizarding World has lots of fun activities:

Test Your Harry Potter Knowledge With This Hogwarts Virtual Escape ...Converting







Play games on a phonics website:  

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and do Purple Mash activities:   ConvertingPlay PlPpl