Reading Support at Home
This page is for children and parents and carers to have a look at lots of resources to help with reading. They will be able to practise their reading skills and enjoy some new stories, poems and information books.
Resources to Support Phonics and Reading
Click on the name to access the website
Oxford Owl Website: Phonics information for parents
Oxford Owl Website: Reading comprenhension information for parents
Oxford Owl Website: Free e-book library. You will need to create your own user and password to acces over 250 e-books
BBC iplayer: Cbeebies bedtime reading videos
Phonics Play: Phonics games
Top Marks: Spelling and grammar games
Teach your Monster to Read: Supports children in the first stages of learning to read. Computer version is free - create your own user and password
Story Nory: Audio stories for kids
Reading Eggs: Use your school wonde card to log in to access games and acitivites
Stuck for what to read?
If your child is finding it difficult to know what they want to read, here are some websites you may find helpful:
Book Trust: 100 Best Books for children
Common Sense Media: 50 Books all kids should read before they're 12
Love Reading for Kids: Inspiration to keep reading
The website links below will take you to a list of recommended books all children should read before leaving Primary school and other recommended texts for young readers:
Suggested Questions to Ask Whilst Reading: VIPERS
Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
Tips for Parents
See the documents in the files to download sections including 7 top tips to support reading at home and reading expectations for each year group.
Please keep reading over the holidays - it really will help your progress when you return to school in September. Sign up for Macclesfield Library's annual Reading Challenge; there is always an exciting theme and rewards for reading too.