Recommended websites to explore with your children


This term’s topic activities – Exploring new story books

Fun website activities to help you find ways to engage your child in stories.

Primary KS1 & KS2

This term’s topic activities – Sharing new stories

Share new stories with your child through these engaging websites.

Secondary KS3

This term’s topic activities – Exploring new writers

The World Book Day website has many excellent activities and games to introduce you child to new authors.

Secondary KS4

This term’s topic activities – Revising GCSE 19TH Century Novels

BBC bitesize GCSE Literature – video tutorials

This link to bbcbitesize will support your child’s English Literature revision in an accessible and fun way through “bitesize” tutorials, lectures and quizzes.

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This term’s topic activities – Researching and reading our selected authors

Evelina school recommends a different author to our pupils every week. Here are the websites of two of our most popular authors with our pupils. Most authors have great interactive websites, why not encourage your child to contact their favourite author through their website.

Gill Lewis- 10 years plus

Raina Telgemeier- 14 years plus

Other recommended KS4 and KS5 resources for English literature

CLPE Power of Pictures website is home to a range of videos including 11 author/illustrators reading their books aloud. Reading aloud is a vital part of teaching literacy, and to hear the book read by the author/illustrator is a great way to inspire children’s work. 

Click here to watch