Archive for October, 2012

Online Reading Books for Children

25 October 2012

Oxford Owl Library is a free website with access to over 250 online e-books. They are a great way to get children interested in reading, to use in guided reading groups or for children to read with parents at home.

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Literacy Shed

20 October 2012

The Literacy Shed contains a large collection of visual resources and great ideas of how to use them.

The sheds are broadly thematic and can be used in KS1 and KS2. The aim of the site is to provide high quality resources that can be used in stand alone literacy lessons, can form the basis for a whole literacy unit or can support literacy units that you already have in place.

E Safety – Let them have their say.

4 October 2012

Working with those aged between 7-18? Encourage your school or group to take part in the Have your Say survey and their ideas will be presented to the government on Safer Internet Day.

What’s it all about?

For Safer Internet Day 2013, the UK Safer Internet Centre is giving children and young people the opportunity to tell the government and internet industry what they believe their online rights are.

How can we take part?

SWGfL have developed surveys for primary age (7-11 years) and secondary age (11-18 years) pupils. The survey shouldn’t take longer than 30 mins to fill in, and is available for completion or download, with guidance notes on the Safer Internet Centre’s website at: