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Little Animals Activity Centre
Spend time rhyming with Digby Mole, or practise your moves with Foxy Dancer. This site can be used as part of the literacy hour for reception year and years 1,2 and 3.

Magic Key
Unlock the secrets of sentence writing and work out new words with characters from 'Magic Key'. This site can be used as part of the literacy hour for reception year and year 1.

Drop into the den for some dynamazing literacy games, including Spellbound and Who's Spooking Who? 'Dynamo' is designed for home use. Have fun with your kids!

Digger and the Gang
Get set for adventure! Nash, Flick and Sprat's antics will help you get your English skills on track. Activities designed to test KS1 and KS2 literacy programmes of study.

BBC Sites

BBC Arts: The Nation's favourite children's poem
What's your favourite children's poem? The BBC celebrated National Poetry Day 2001 by launching a poll to find the Nation's Favourite Children's Poem.

BBC Arts: Children's Literature
Find out about the latest trends in children's literature.

Other Sites

Sunshine Online's Literacy Hour
KS1 and KS2 literacy teacher resources, including lesson plans and worksheets.

Curriculum Links

The Standards site: English: Primary: Schemes of Work
This Department for Education and Skills site has materials and guidance to help teachers create their own framework for teaching literacy skills.

National Curriculum Online: English
Information about the National Curriculum for English, QCA and DfES schemes of work, pupils' work and information about standards and support materials.

QCA History
The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) English section.

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