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Sled Dog Dash

Fun missions which will challenge children's listening and reading skills. The user's challenge is to help two children complete missions by using non fiction texts as a guide. There are several adventures to choose from.

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6-9 year olds
Key Stage 2 Bitesize English

Designed to help Key Stage 2 English SATs revision, the site is limited in coverage, but the activities are still useful and are presented in a lively way likely to appeal to 10 and 11 year olds.

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7-11 year olds
BBC School Radio

Podcasts of radio broadcasts, downloads, audio, video clips, sound stimulus library and learning resources for primary schools.

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3-11 year olds
The Poetry Zone

An inspirational poetry site with all sorts. If you are between 4 and 18 you can send in your poems to be published. There are ideas for teachers on how to teach poetry. Read interviews with poets and find contact details for poets who visit schools.

Teachers, Pupils

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5-16 year olds
Look, Cover, Write, Check

A brilliant version of the spelling site where you can test yourself on high frequency words to test your knowledge.

Pupils

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5-11 year olds
Communicating Ideas

This website shows you how to design effective posters, newspapers and comics by going through the important elements of each. Later you can try out your own designs. A brilliant teaching tool which works really well on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

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7-11 year olds
The Children's Poetry Archive

A superb selection of poems arranged by themes, style or author. You can listen to an audio track of each poem being read by the author.

Pupils

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5-11 year olds
Teaching Ideas

Lots of brilliant lesson ideas, plans, activities and resources to use in the primary classroom.

Teachers

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5-11 year olds
Drama

There are practical ideas for a variety of activities such as acting, improvisation, mime and dance. The site includes video teaching demonstrations. A Northern Ireland site but the activities would work well anywhere.

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3-14 year olds
Storybird

Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories that are fun to make, share, and read. Great for inspiring reluctant readers.

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7-14 year olds
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