English

We are gathering a growing list of free web based resources which can be used to support your child at home.

There is a wide range of free software available to support learning. We’ll be posting more details about this and links very soon.

Click below to visit our recommended websites.


A great selection of interactive games to help develop English, split into age categories.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/EducationalGames.aspx?cat=32

Why not visit some of your favourite characters from The Magic Key Series to do some writing activities

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/

Do you like writing? You can create your own story here.

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/make-your-own/story-maker

An interesting way of exploring words. It’s a dictionary, a thesaurus…it’s visual!

http://www.visuwords.com/

Audio stories for you to listen to.

http://storynory.com/

Are you a word defining pro? Match each word to its correct definition to find the right bad guy in this cool game, and then round ‘em up with your lasso, pardner!

http://funschool.kaboose.com/time-warp/games/game-wild-word-west.html

Shakespeare for Kids

http://www.folger.edu/education/sfk_kids/

Play a boggle type of game against different monsters.

http://www.fekids.com/kln/games/whomp/whomp.html

Smories are original stories for kids, read by kids

http://www.smories.com/

 

Author links

http://www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk/

http://www.annefine.co.uk/

 

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http://www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com/

http://www.terry-deary.com/

http://www.roalddahl.com/

http://www.famous5.com/index.html

http://www.artemisfowl.com/

http://www.horridhenry.co.uk/index.asp

http://www.skulduggerypleasant.com/us/

http://www.michaelmorpurgo.com/


These pages contain links to other web sites that the pupils and teachers find useful in the day to day teaching and learning at school. These sites are not maintained by Amherst School so they may from time to time be temporarily unobtainable or even have been discontinued by the originator. Amherst School cannot be held responsible for the actions of other web sites.