Dear Parents

During Open afternoon I recommended that some children continue to read during the summer holiday, These are some ideas and useful websites.

* Oxford Owl - you have to subscribe and give an email address but there are online books that you can choose at different levels for your child.

* I have attached a recommended reading list for Year 1, If you go on to You tube and search for the title and add book most will come up. The children can listen to the story and follow the words. Additionally. you can mute the sound and your child can read the book themselves.

* roy the zebra is a website that has online reading books and words games

* everyschool website has a selection of interactive games and printables for Maths and English.

* ictgames.co.uk also has a selection of maths and literacy games. The children enjoy forest phonics for spelling and DJ cow wordsearch,

* phonic play is also a good website for sounds (Phase 3 onwards is suitable for Year 1)

I hope this is useful and have some fun too!


Miss T L Brown

Year 1
The Cat in the Hat Dr Seuss
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Judith Kerr
Hairy Maclary Lynley Dodd
The Large Family Collection Jill Murphy
Charlie and Lola Lauren Child
The Smartest Giant in Town Julia Donaldson
The Gruffalo’s Child Julia Donaldson
The Gigantic Turnip Aleksei Tolstoy
The Whisperer Nick Butterworth
Mrs Armitage on Wheels Quentin Blake
The Trouble with Jack Shirley Hughes
My Friend Bear Jez Alborough
Avocado Baby John Burningham
A Bear Called Paddington Michael Bond
Funnybones Allan Ahlberg
The Hodgeheg Dick King-Smith
The Jolly Postman Allan Ahlberg
Mister Magnolia Quentin Blake
Katie Morag Series Mairi Hedderwick
Frog and Toad are Friends Arnold Lobel
The Princess and the Pea Minnie Grey
Amazing Grace Mary Hoffman
Don’t Forget the Bacon Pat Hutchins
Emperor of Absurdia Chris Riddell
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Jon Scieszka
Collins Primary Dictionary
Children’s First Encyclopaedia
Children’s Atlas
Topic Books, eg Old Toys, Homes in the Past
Traditional Nursery Rhymes
Traditional Fairy Stories