James Watt Primary School

James Watt Primary School

A 'reading school'



FREE email newspaper for families every weekday. Includes, news summary, talking points, links and activities.

Lots of practical advice and support for parents to encourage a love of reading.

Did you know that just 10 minutes shared reading a day can help your

child grow into a happy, confident learner?

Book Trust HomeTime is something fun to do as a family. Enjoy stories together with free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, quizzes and even draw you favourite characters.

Free 30 day trial. Lots of free e-books to entertain all the family. 

One of the children's favourite authors! Listen to Mr Walliams read stories each day,

find out about his life and his books and complete the fun activities. 

A great website for Alex Rider fans! Packed with action, adrenaline and adventure. Includes videos, M16 data files, missions and competitions. 

A great website for children to listen to and read a range of poems.

They will even help you write a poem of your own too.

Fun and exciting stories to listen to and write reviews about. Well worth a visit!

Great fun for all ages! Become a 30 second author with the popular story maker game.

A huge range of fun activities to practice your reading and writing skills. 

A fun and interactive website with a range of games to practice spellings, grammar and punctuation skills.

On line spelling and vocabulary games that are fun for all children of all ages.

Fantastic resource for inspiring writers! One awesome picture every day to encourage creative writing. Along with the picture and short story, there are questions about the picture, sentence challenges to work on their knowledge of SPAG and a drawing activity. 

Fun packed resources from your favourite author Roald Dahl. Great entertainment!

For children who love Harry Potter. Register for Free and explore Hogwarts Wizarding World. This website includes videos, puzzles, quizzes and drawing activities.

It will even sort you into your Hogwarts House!

Authorfy offers 10 minute video writing challenges set by best-selling authors and illustrators. 

Free and fun interactive English teaching resources and activities for children aged 4 to 11. 

Free children's classics to read or listen to. Includes Alice in Wonderland,

The Railway Children, Peter Pan and The Jungle Book.

Great writing resource!

Use animated story prompts to write the first 100 words of a story.

Lots of fun English games and resources for all ages.

Fun and free reading games for children of all ages.

Includes games, audio stories, lesson videos and worksheets.