Fairlight Primary & Nursery School

Every individual child achieves

           English           

Click on the brilliant 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". 

 

 Click here for some links for Spelling and Grammar activities.

Click here for a '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: See below for some helpful links to free websites to support literacy. 

Brighton libraries have lots of eBooks available through https://www.borrowbox.com/ 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.  

 

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 is an article with some helpful suggestions:

MOTIVATING CHILDREN TO READ DURING LOCKDOWN


 
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Below are some really excellent, free online resources:

Read and listen to online books, magazines, write a story and play phonics games: 

Oxford Owls is a great website for online books:Oxford Owls Book Trust is another great website with hundreds of online books to read:
Book Trust: Inspiring Reading – Dean Park Primary School
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Listen to stories on Storynory

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Listen to stories on Audible:

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

 

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Big Cat Homepage

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Collins Big Cat are offering free KS1 ebook access to parents and children.

For those that want them, there are also worksheets for each book.

Click on the picture above picture for the link or:

Go to Collins Connect and click on the Teacher portal and enter: 

Username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk

Password: Parents20! 

Play games on a phonics website.

Click on these links:  

English Support | Ravensmead Primary School Harewood Infant School - Purple Mash

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.

There are also SPAG activities below the pictures for children that want a challenge. 

 

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

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The Literacy Trust site has fun 'learning at home' activities for different age groups and links to other useful sites:

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BBC Bitesize has daily lessons every weekday:

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and do Purple Mash activities:   ConvertingPlay PlPpl