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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.

7-11 year olds
English Civil Wars

Facts about the English Civil Wars, alternatively known as the Great Rebellion, from Encyclopaedia Brittanica.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Key Stage 3 Bitesize - English

Brush up your Shakespeare, fiction and non-fiction literacy skills with KS3 Bitesize. Useful advice on improving your letter writing, descriptions, narratives and persuasive articles.

11-14 year olds
English Writing Skills for ESL Learners

This is the English Club English writing site for ESL students. It looks at the letters of the alphabet, when to use capital letters and some spelling rules.

11-14 year olds
The First 1000 Most Commonly Used English Words

A simple site which has a list of the first thousand commonly used words arranged in order of common usage. If you are trying to improve your spelling skills it is a useful reference tool.

Teachers, Parents
7-14 year olds
Karate Cats

A Key Stage 1 English game where you need to complete sentences, find the correct spellings and choose the correct places for full stops.

6-7 year olds
Litnotes UK

A collection of resources for A/S and A2 English Language and Literature and Media Studies. The site includes revision notes on popular texts, especially useful if you are studying AQA Spec. B.

16-18 year olds
The Parts of Speech

This site explains the eight parts of speech classified in traditional grammar: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.

14-16 year olds

Quality resources including lesson plans and schemes of work for English teachers of 11 - 18 age range. There are free resources, but the site offers a subscription service.

11-18 year olds
National Association for the Teaching of English

NATE is the UK teacher association for all aspects of English from pre-school to university. It informs teachers of current developments and provides a voice at national level.

3-18 year olds
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