English and Reading News

English and reading news

 

Welcome to the English and reading news page.
Here you will find interesting videos, information and news about the fantastic reading events taking place at Engayne.

 

Competition time!

Spelling Bee time. Have you got what it takes to be the next spelling Bee champion?
Spelling word lists will be given out before February half term.
Events will take place in March.
Year 3 and 4 competition- Thursday 21st March
Year 5 and 6 competition- Thursday 28th March

 

 

 

Useful Phonics websites:

 

 

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.oxfordowl.co.uk

Super range of free ebooks to read and a phonics screening test generator to work on those alien words

www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

Our school BUG CLUB subscription will offer books and SPAG

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

activitBug Club  help sheet  U604-Bug-Club-ALP-Instructions (1)ies for all the children.

 

KS2 reading:

A site enabling parents to download extracts of books to sample, to try out different authors with their children.

 

http://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

 

A site dedicated to helping children and parents to find out about children’s books. Each area on the site provides information about new and classic titles with expert advice to help you find the best children’s books available.

 

www.ReadingZone.com

 

A comprehensive book review site, which also contains some writing games too.

 

http://mrsmad.com

 

An excellent resource site, offering tests and games for KS2 English.

 

https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/interactive_ks2_english

 

 

SPELLING

Please click on these links for the common word lists for each year group found  on year group page

 

Looking for advice on what to read?

Click on our recommended reads list for the year group found on year group page  for some inspiration!

 

 

 

Our Patrons Of Reading

What is a patron of reading? A patron of reading is an author who works with specific schools to help promote reading and inspire writing.

 

Who are our patrons of reading? We are lucky enough to have two patrons called Nicola Davies and Valerie Bloom.

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Nicola Davies

She is very passionate and curious about the natural world around her. She uses her excitement for nature to inspire her writing.

Valerie Bloom