Literacy Resources

Teaching Ideas Library

 Ideas and resources for popular children's books.

Literacy Shed

A website for teachers filled with ideas for literacy teaching using visual resources such as film, animation, photographs and picture books.

Help a Hedgehog

This great game challenges individuals, groups and whole classes to read words as quickly as possible.


Literacy worksheets

Crickweb (KS2)

Teach your child, spelling, sentences, verbs, collective nouns, compound words, singular to plural, story sequencing, alphabetical order and grammar with these English learning games.


English Quizzes

Enjoy our free English quizzes for kids which help students improve their language skills in a fun way.


The right way to use an apostrophe (in illustrated form).


The leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web.


Writing Resources

Texts, Writing frames, SEN

KS2 Literacy

The title says it all! Great resources for any KS2 teacher.

Letters & Sounds

Free printable resources for the Letters and Sounds phonics programme. High quality, bright and colourful printable resources designed to appeal to children, ...


Great Literacy resources (SEN)


A great collection of play scripts for children. Browse 100s of plays on a range on topics!!!

Road To Grammar

This site teaches grammar through a good collection of multiple choice quizzes and games. There is also a junior version of the site for younger learners. Both sites also have downloads for teachers.

Story Starters For Kids

The Story Starter, Jr provides 2,340 story starters for kids.


Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print. Read them like books, play them like games, and send them like greeting cards.


Learn To Read


A great website for younger children to help with their reading.

Fun English Games


Enjoy a range of great English videos for kids featuring fun songs, educational themes and bright, colorful clips that young ones will love.


Primary English Games

Games selected to help teach the primary English curriculum. Games are classified into year groups and we display the most popular games at the top, as rated by our users

Comix Creator

It’s a great (and free) online comic strip creator that lets you add a range of characters, speech bubbles and thought bubbles. It’s really easy to use and children can quickly build a wonderful comic by selecting, moving, resizing and flipping the pictures that they add to each scene.

Online Audio Stories

Listen to audio stories ranging from Rapunzel to The Night Before Christmas. Each story has the accompanying text.

Fables, Myths, Legends

From Aesop's fables to daring deeds from brave Greek warriors. You'll find many resources to help you teach fables, myths and legends right here.