Primary Literacy resources for Reception, KS1 and KS2

Save time and download our Literacy and English resources for Early Years, KS1 and KS2. Created by teachers with a focus on core reading, writing and spoken language skills, we have creative worksheets, games and teaching ideas to capture your pupils’ interest.
EYFS, KS1 & KS2 writing transcription resources for spelling, the alphabet, handwriting, homophones and word groups

Writing transcriptions

Discover spelling activities and worksheets  for: high frequency words, spelling patterns, homophones and prefixes and suffixes. You'll find our handwriting resources here too!

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EYFS, KS1 & KS2 writing composition resources including story, instruction, diary & letter writing, poetry and newspapers

Writing composition

Explore the key features of a variety of genres or use our writing scaffolds to construct different text types. From traditional stories to journalistic writing, we've got it covered.

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EYFS, KS1 & KS2 resources for developing vocabulary, working with punctuation, and understanding grammar
Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar

Unpick the rules of grammar and develop complex sentence construction with focused worksheets and activities. Look in detail at word types and classes and help pupils develop their vocabulary.

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EYFS, KS1 & KS2 word level resources, ranging from phonics through to morphology and etymology
Reading word level

Establish core phonetic skills with guided activities and easy to access resources. Explore word morphology and etymology to develop decoding skills.

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EYFS, KS1 & KS2 reading comprehension resources including dictionary work, information retrieval, inference and deduction
Reading comprehension

Help children to master the core comprehension skill of retrieval before moving on to inference and deduction with our text based resources. 

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EYFS, KS1 & KS2 spoken language resources including drama, role play, discussion and debate
Spoken language

Use our drama, debate and oral presentation resources to encourage good communication skills and to develop children's use of appropriate language.

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EYFS, KS1 & KS2 comprehension resources and whole book activities for a wealth of popular titles and authors
Bookshelf and partnership resources

Encourage a love of reading and focus on comprehension skills with our extensive range of book based materials by well known authors. Includes resources to support the Oxford Reading Tree and materials from Penguin Schools.

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Books and posters for developing skills in Literacy and grammar
Literacy books and posters

Our wide range of books and posters promote a variety of different aspects of the literacy curriculum.

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A fun range of interactive games and tools for developing Literacy skills
Literacy interactives

Create your own spelling and grammar based interactive games with our easy to use platforms. 

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (3)
Advertising (8)
Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith (2)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1)
Alliteration (2)
Alphabet (7)
Arguments (11)
Basic punctuation (26)
Biography and autobiography (15)
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1)
Books by Anne Fine (5)
Books by Beatrix Potter (6)
Books by Curtis Jobling (1)
Books by Dick King Smith (2)
Books by J.R.R. Tolkien (1)
Books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg (4)
Books by Jeremy Strong (1)
Books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (4)
Books by Martin Waddell (2)
Books by Megan Rix (4)
Books by Michael Morpurgo (15)
Books by Oliver Jeffers (4)
Books by R.J.Palacio (1)
Books by Rick Riordan (2)
Books by Roald Dahl (20)
Character description (22)
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (2)
Complex punctuation (35)
Complex sentences (64)
Conjunctions and connectives (11)
Contractions (3)
Debate (4)
The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross (1)
Developing vocabulary (14)
Diaries (11)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney (4)
The Diary of Dennis the Menace by Steven Butler (1)
Dictionary work (7)
Different genres – mystery, ghost, fantasy (9)
Direct speech (8)
Drama and role play (17)
Duty Calls series by James Holland (7)
Explanations (3)
Fables (1)
Features of writing (12)
The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman (4)
General (8)
Gods and Warriors series by Michelle Paver (1)
Grandpa Chatterji by Jamila Gavin (1)
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (2)
Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne (2)
Handwriting (2)
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (13)
High frequency/irregular words (25)
Homophones (10)
Inference and deduction (66)
Information retrieval – narrative (34)
Information retrieval – non-fiction (23)
Instructions (24)
The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (2)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (1)
Kitty in Boots by Beatrix Potter (1)
Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden (1)
The Large Family by Jill Murphy (1)
Letter writing (15)
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (2)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1)
Mog Stories by Judith Kerr (1)
Morphology and etymology (4)
Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens (1)
Myths and legends (4)
Newspapers (20)  New resource!
Non-chronological reports (44)
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1 stories (10)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1+ Floppy's Phonics (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1+ stories (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 Floppy's Phonics (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 stories (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 Floppy's Phonics (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 stories (4)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 4 Floppy's Phonics (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 4 stories (5)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5 Floppy's Phonics (5)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5 stories (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 6 stories (12)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 7 stories (11)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 8 stories (12)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 9 stories (12)
Persuasive writing (15)
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (1)
Phonics (87)
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning (9)
Play scripts (8)
Poem based resources (17)
Poems on a theme (32)
Poetry - creating images (8)
Poetry - exploring form (19)
Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming (26)
Prefixes and suffixes (11)
Presentations (6)
Recounts (8)
Review resources (2)
Settings (6)
Simple sentences (52)
Spelling for beginners (58)
Spelling for older learners (55)
Stories which raise issues and dilemmas (3)
Stories with familiar settings (5)
Structuring plots and planning (33)
Syllables (1)
Synonyms and antonyms (12)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1)
The BFG by Roald Dahl (1)
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands (1)  New resource!
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1)
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1)
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1)
Traditional stories (28)
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1)
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp (9)
Verb tenses (11)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (1)
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen (1)
The Whales' song by Dylan Sheldon and Gary Blythe (1)
Whiff by Ian Whybrow (1)
Word classes (30)  New resource!
Word classes (3)
Word classes (30)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (30)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (30)
Word groups (18)
Works by Shakespeare (5)

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