English resources for primary teachers

Download our English and literacy resources for early years, key stage 1 and key stage 2. We have creative worksheets, powerpoint presentations, activities and games to capture your children's interest. All of our resources are created by teachers and published by our editorial team of teachers. 

Writing - transcription

Discover resources on:

  • spelling
  • homophones
  • prefixes and suffixes
  • handwriting.

Writing - composition

Explore resources about:

  • different genres
  • constructing text
  • newspapers
  • letter writing.

Vocabulary, grammar & punctuation

Find resources about:

  • word types
  • vocabulary
  • sentence construction
  • grammar rules.

Reading - word level

Establish key skills with our activities. Including:

  • word recognition
  • phonetics
  • morphology
  • etymology.

Reading - comprehension

Help your children's understanding through:

  • information retrieval
  • text inference
  • deduction
  • dictionary work.

Spoken language

Encourage good communication through:
  • drama
  • role play
  • debates
  • presentations.


Inspire a love of reading with activities on:

  • Oxford tree books
  • much-loved books
  • reading comprehension.

KS1 resources

Find all our key stage 1 resources. You'll also find EYFS resources, including:

  • class exercises
  • worksheets
  • games
  • discussions.

KS2 resources

Find all our key stage 2 resources. Topics include:

  • biographies
  • books
  • newspapers
  • spelling.

Latest resources

Teachers contribute resources to us, and we edit and publish them. Find the latest English resources, or contribute your own.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (3)
Advertising (11)
Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith (2)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1)
Alliteration (2)
Alphabet (8)
Arguments (14)
Basic punctuation (31)
Biography and autobiography (19)
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1)
Books by Anne Fine (5)
Books by Beatrix Potter (6)
Books by Benedict Blathwayt (2)
Books by Curtis Jobling (1)
Books by Dick King Smith (2)
Books by Helen Ward (2)
Books by J.R.R. Tolkien (1)
Books by Jack Cheng (2)
Books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg (4)
Books by Jeremy Strong (1)
Books by Julia Donaldson (1)  New resource!
Books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (8)
Books by Martin Waddell (2)
Books by Mary Hoffman (1)
Books by Megan Rix (4)
Books by Michael Morpurgo (15)
Books by Oliver Jeffers (5)
Books by Phil Earle (1)
Books by R.J.Palacio (2)
Books by Rick Riordan (2)
Books by Roald Dahl (27)
Books by Roddy Doyle (1)
Character description (24)
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (3)
Complex punctuation (39)
Complex sentences (68)  New resource!
Conjunctions and connectives (12)
Contractions (3)
Debate (9)
The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross (1)
Developing vocabulary (17)
Diaries (13)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney (4)
The Diary of Dennis the Menace by Steven Butler (1)
Dictionary work (16)  New resource!
Different genres – mystery, ghost, fantasy (10)
Direct speech (8)
Drama and role play (21)
Duty Calls series by James Holland (7)
Explanations (7)
Fables (1)
Features of writing (15)
The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman (4)
General (10)
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 (29)
Homophones (10)
Inference and deduction (101)  New resource!
Information retrieval – narrative (60)  New resource!
Information retrieval – non-fiction (44)  New resource!
Instructions (28)
The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (3)
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 (22)
Non-chronological reports (50)  New resource!
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 (25)  New resource!
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (1)
Phonics (100)  New resource!
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning (9)
Play scripts (8)
Poem based resources (22)  New resource!
Poems on a theme (38)  New resource!
Poetry - creating images (11)  New resource!
Poetry - exploring form (20)
Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming (26)
Prefixes and suffixes (11)
Presentations (9)
Recounts (11)  New resource!
Review resources (2)
Settings (7)
Simple sentences (56)
Spelling for beginners (62)  New resource!
Spelling for older learners (59)
Stories which raise issues and dilemmas (3)
Stories with familiar settings (5)
Structuring plots and planning (38)
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)
The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher (1)
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 (29)
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1)
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp (9)
Verb tenses (13)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (1)
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen (1)
Weslandia by Paul Fleischman (1)
The Whales' song by Dylan Sheldon and Gary Blythe (1)
Whiff by Ian Whybrow (1)
Word classes (39)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (39)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (39)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (39)
Word groups (19)
Works by Shakespeare (5)

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