Useful links

General Teacher Resource/Planning Sites

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk

A popular website with a wide range of worksheets and PowerPoint presentations for a range of primary subjects.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk

An excellent website with free resources and links to other educational websites. The interactive section has some very useful resources for literacy.

http://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources

Great range of resources for primary! Available at subscription.

http://www.sparklebox.co.uk

Ready made resources for primary teachers – extremely good if you’re looking for materials to help with displays.

http://www.tes.co.uk

The website for the Times Educational Supplement – the free resources section of the website contains thousands of resources which are updated on a regular basis.

http://www.schoolslinks.co.uk

This website is very well organised with lots of useful links for teachers and some free resources.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

This is the BBC Bitesize website contains a range of learner guides and class clips for all subject areas.

 

Useful Sites for Teaching Fiction /Non-Fiction

http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish/kids

This brilliant website is suitable for children who are learning English; the stories and other activities allow EAL children to access the curriculum.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories

Find a wide range of animated stories suitable for early years and KS1 children.

http://www.mrsmad.com

This fun site created by a book-loving teacher contains reviews of range of popular children’s books plus games and activities.

http://www.eduplace.com/tales/index.html

This link takes you to a quirky American site called Wacky Web Tales. The children insert their own words to create a funny tale – great for revising grammar.

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/elci/index.html?launch

Excellent site containing animated information on how to create movie posters, newspaper reports and comic strips.

http://myths.e2bn.org/index.php

Lots of animated myths and legends plus a tool for the children to create their own stories.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com

This fantastic website is great for research. It contains information on animals, people and places; including photos, video clips and fact files.

http://schools-wikipedia.org

A version of the extensive online encyclopaedia (Wikipedia) specifically designed for schools; great for research – suitable for upper key stage 2.

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy

An amazing selection of resources suitable for all aspects of primary literacy teaching.

 

Poetry Resources

http://www.gigglepoetry.com

Hundreds of funny poems. See the Poetry Class link for teaching ideas.

http://www.poetryzone.co.uk

Features poet Roger Stevens. See the Teacher Zone – Classroom Resources link for teaching ideas.

http://www.poetryarchive.org/childrensarchive/home.do

A good selection of poems on different subjects/themes.

 

Bookstores Online

You can purchase my books at any of these online stores:

http://www.eprint.co.uk

http://www.amazon.co.uk

http://www.borders.co.uk

http://www.waterstones.com

http://www.badgerlearning.co.uk/