Stories to listen to, activities and lessons for English.


Literacy Trust


Suitable for: 0 to 12 year olds

Description: This site has lots of great reading and writing resources for children of all ages, including live stories by different authors. There are also audiobooks, videos, competitions and reading challenges.

Registration: Not required although you may need to create a free account to get some of the resources.



Suitable for: all ages

Description: Access to many different free stories to listen to.

Registration: Not required

Elevenses with the World of David Walliams


Suitable for: 7 to 11 year olds

Description: One free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

Registration: not required

Literacy Shed


Suitable for: 5 to 11 year olds

Description: downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

Registration: not required

The Day newsletter


Suitable for: 5 to 11 year olds

Description: A daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills.

Registration: is required