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Home Learning – English

Daily Activities


Lexia is designed to support the teaching of essential reading skills and provides personalised instruction.

Learn Weekly Spellings

Use our spelling activities

Daily SPAG Exercises

SPaG.com offers grammar and punctuation tests for the children to complete online.

Weekly Activities


Provides exciting visual stimuli (one for every day of the year), story starters, thought provoking questions and additional activities to support creative writing.

Literacy Shed

Use the original site not the paid for premium site. It has videos to watch and teaching notes to help support parents if needed.

Purple Mash

Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.

Learn a Poem to Recite Together

Poetry by Heart has a wide selection of poetry covering different topics.


All children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

The Children’s Poetry Archive

An archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud.

Explore BBC Bitesize English

First News

Read weekly children’s newspaper, complete reading comprehension activities, puzzles and quizzes.

Watch and Discuss Current Affairs