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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.

Pupils
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.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
BBC School Radio

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

Teachers
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
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
5-11 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
5-11 year olds
Teaching Ideas

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

Teachers
5-11 year olds
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.

Parents
3-11 year olds
Teaching Library

Teaching Library has free teaching ideas and lesson resources linked to children's books and literature. A brilliant teaching resource.

Teachers
5-11 year olds
Newspapers for Schools

The Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) offers two free services designed to make easy use of newspaper material in UK schools. One is a free licence which permits legal copying of news print and the other a PDF News Library.

Teachers
7-16 year olds
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