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.
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.
BBC School Radio
Podcasts of radio broadcasts, downloads, audio, video clips, sound stimulus library and learning resources for primary schools.
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.
Look, Cover, Write, Check
A brilliant version of the spelling site where you can test yourself on high frequency words to test your knowledge.
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.
Lots of brilliant lesson ideas, plans, activities and resources to use in the primary classroom.
Words for Life
Words for Life’s aim is to inspire more people to read, more regularly, for both pleasure and personal advancement. Useful booklists especially chosen to appeal to less confident readers. Free resources matched to books.
Teaching Ideas has excellent free teaching suggestions and lesson resources linked to a selection of children's books and literature.
The Literacy Shed
The Literacy Shed is home to a wealth of visual resources with teaching ideas suitable for use in the primary classroom. There are some fabulous animations to use as stimulus for writing.