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What the Ladybird Heard

Author: Julia DonaldsonIllustrated by: Lydia MonksRead by: Matthew WillsherTo buy a copy visit: Hugh and Lanky Len are two craft...

What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday - Story Read Aloud

Take a Look Books! Books for use in Primary Schools.The third instalment of Julia Donaldson's amazing ladybird stories. Two naughty robbers, Lanky Len and He...

Plants Can't Sit Still by Rebecca E. Hirsch

Children's nonfiction book read aloud. "Do plants really move? Absolutely! Whether it's a sunflower, a Venus flytrap, or intriguingly exotic plants like an e...



Sounds of the English Phonic Code -Synthetic Phonics.wmv

Tami Reis-Frankfort, reading specialist and trainer, demonstrates how to pronounce the sounds of the English Phonic Code.

Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).


The children have loved learning about phonics with Geraldine the Giraffe.

All the clips can be found on YouTube 

Please click the link below to take you to the YouTube channel 


Below is an example 

Geraldine the Giraffe - /s/ HD

Watch UK school teacher Mr Thorne and Youtube sensation Geraldine the Giraffe take you on a learning journey through the world of phonics, grammar, spelling

Jolly Phonic Songs

Jolly Phonics 42 letter sounds

In English, even though there are only 26 letters, there are actually 42 different sounds. T

Letter Formation Songs

Letter Formation (Read, Write, Inc.)

Reading Activities 

This Term our topic is growing We will look at stories related to growing.



This week we are going to read the story of Jack and the beanstalk. We will have lots of fun activities linked to this story.

Can you read the story bellow. You can also open up the power point to read the story. 

Once you have listened to the story can you use the worksheet below. Can you cut out the pictures and the phrases and stick them on the piece of paper in the correct order. 
The next activity is a story map activity. Can you cut out the pictures and stick them in the correct order that they happened in the story.


Now you know the story can you use the picture prompts to write a sentence or 2 about what is happening in the pictures. 

We have done this before in class and you all loved this activity. The activity bellow you can cut out the characters from Jack and the beanstalk and stick them to sticks/or straws whatever you have and make your own stick puppets. You could then re tell the story using the puppets, you could do this with your family. 
Dr Seuss Day/ Dr Seuss Stories 

The Cat in the Hat

Green Eggs and Ham

Fox in Socks

World book day activities 
Would you like to have some fun. Lets have a scavenger hunt. Look through your books at home can you find these characters and these places. 
Here are some story cards that you can act out the stories. You can do this with family members, brothers and sisters. 

Can you name the story from the clues? 

Ask your adult if they could read the clues to you and you could guess the story. 

Book Review


Can you write a book review on your favourite book.