ResourcesHere are links to some of my favourite resources for English!
PRE-TEST/11+/13+ ENGLISH PREPARATION
Galore Park for ISEB pre-test, 11+ and 13+ English material
CGP Books offer a wide range of practice papers for 11+ CEM/GL style exams and 13+
Planet Bofa is a superb website for online learning and testing, particularly for Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning
Descriptosaurus is one of my favourite books for creative writing and vocabulary
KS2/3 ENGLISH (AND MATHS!) ONLINE RESOURCES
This is a fantastic resource for ages 4-18 covering all subjects in accordance with the English National Curriculum as well as international curriculae. They have also produced downloadable learning packs for each year group. You can find the links in this article: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/…/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the…
They are offering a FREE ONE MONTH membership pass at https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer with the code UKTWINKLHELPS.
Educational apps for ages 5-11 Literacy (spellings + punctuation) and covering Maths (number bonds, times tables, telling the time, etc). The apps are free of in-app ads, purchases or third-party content. I have used these with students and my own children – great fun!
Free e-books, phonics guide and spelling as well as maths games and activities.
Great for their literacy and maths online games, but also provides links to trustworthy and reliable educational content covering all areas of the curriculum. Has a search feature to make it easy to find games/info for specific subjects and/or Key Stages.
Interactive online spelling games linked to all of the National Curriculum spelling rules.
Virtual tours of famous museums are available via Google Arts + Culture Collections.
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