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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
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.

7-16 year olds
Visual Dictionary Online

The dictionary with a new point of view. Explore the 15 major themes to access more than 6,000 images and see words like never before.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity and they provide free books, resources and support to promote reading. Well worth a visit.

Teachers, Parents
0-14 year olds
Google Slides

Create presentations with Google Slides. Also lends itself to collaborative work and making ebooks.

7-18 year olds

Search the CLPE extensive bank of poems for children, poetry teaching resources, videos of poet performances and interviews to support the teaching of poetry.

7-11 year olds
Poetry Resources

A collection put together by the BBC of resources, including videos, to explore poetry with both primary and secondary age pupils.

5-16 year olds

Epic is a digital reading platform for children up to the age of 12. It has a collection of 40,000+ popular, high-quality books from 250+ of the world’s best publishers. A subscription site.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
3-12 year olds
Oak National Academy

Homeschooling? Here are 10,000 free video lessons, resources and activities, covering most subjects, from Reception to Year 11.

Teachers, Parents
5-16 year olds
Minecraft Education Edition

Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment. Also learn to code in Minecraft.

3-16 year olds
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