• Upcoming Events

    For more information about upcoming events, please check the calendar page of the school website.

  • Springs Church - COVID-19 Outbreak. Support: 07938 682770 or 07938 682771

    If you are self isolating and in need of help, Springs Church can pick up supplies, prescriptions or be there to talk to you on the phone - call 07938 682770 or 07938 682771

  • COVID-19 - letters: Please read our letters

    All letters that have been published on the home page regarding COVID-19 can be found under the "Information" tab in the Letters folder.

  • Childline

    Children from Year 1 to Year 6 listened to a fantastic assembly from the NSPCC about speaking out and stating safe. Go to www.childline.org.uk for more information.

  • School Dinners 2020-21

    Please note that school meal prices will remain £2.40 for September 2020. Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 do not have to pay for theirs.

  • COVID-19 Risk Assessment - September 2020

    Please read our risk assessment in relation to COVID-19 and children returning to school in September, written following Dudley Local Authority's guidelines.

  • CEOP - Online Safety Activity Packs

    CEOP education team have released another set of online safety activity packs for parents. All packs can be downloaded on our home learning page under online safety.

  • CEOP: Online Safety Packs - Gaming

    CEOP have released their activity packs for all age ranges, this time focussing on the activity of online gaming. Links to the various packs can be found under Online Safety in Home Learning.

  • Please tell us if you change your address or contact details at any time.

    Help us to keep in touch with you by text and mobile!

  • Brightsparks/sQuid - September 2020

    As of September 2020 we will be unable to accept routine cash payments for Brightsparks. Please see the front page of the website or the letters folder for full details.

  • Travelling Back to School - COVID-19

    Have a look at the letters section of our website and Travelling Back to School to find out how you can safely travelling back to school.

  • Returning to Primary School - What Parents Need to Know

    The DfE have created a communications pack filled with materials to help reassure parents about coming back to school. See the COVID-19 folder of our letters section.

  • Please read our latest letter (14.09.2020)

    Please check the front page of our website and the letters folder for the latest COVID-19 information.

  • Ellowes - Year 6 Open Days
    Friday 16th October 1pm - 4pm/Saturday 17th October 9am - 1pm. Parents have to book on Ellowes website for a 30 minute slot to have a visit. Visits restricted to 1 Parent/Carer and 1 Y6 child.
  • Lockdown Reading Books

    Please return any reading books your child had during lockdown to school ASAP thanks.

  • School Dinners - week beginning 21st September 2020

    Please see our updated menu on the school website - see the Information tab (and then Information Publications - School Dinners)

English Activities

← Back to Home Learning

Letters and Sounds (Phonics activities)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letters-and-sounds

Audible (Reading)

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

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Oxford Reading Owl

A range of ebooks and online reading resources for children of all ages.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Amazon.co.uk - free eBooks from the Kindle store

Amazon are offering some of its books free on the Kindle store. Please check there is no cost before clicking.

www.amazon.co.uk

Authorfy (Reading)

Access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels.

https://authorfy.com

BookTrust (Reading)

A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

https://www.booktrust.org.uk

Classroom Secrets

Downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing.

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Elevenses with the World of David Walliams

One free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

English Mastery

Downloadable resource books providing 8 weeks of activities.

https://www.englishmastery.org/

Literacy Shed

Downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources

Love Reading 4 Kids

A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

Pobble 365

A new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.

https://www.pobble365.com/

Poetry by Heart

A wide selection of poetry covering different topics.

https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/

Storytime with Nick

Films of well-loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and trainer.

https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/help-during-school-closure/

The Children’s Poetry Archive

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

https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/

The Day Newsletter

A daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills.

https://theday.co.uk/subscriptions/the-day-home