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On-line Stories to read and listen to

Story Time!


Click on any of the picture links below to read and listen to the on-line stories.

Don't forget to turn your speakers on.


Storyteller videos - from the Oxford Owl


Watch these professional storytellers read a selection of the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books.  Click on the owl!  Then click on the storyteller notes for hints on how to recreate their simple storytelling techniques.



Do you read with your parents?

Read a book. Give a book!

Ask you parents to register on this website.  This fantastic Pearson Foundation website will allow you to read a book on-line and when you have finished it, click on the Give a Book button and they will donate a book to children in need around the world!  Click on the  picture




Fairy Tales




What is fiction?   These are stories where the content is about imaginary events and characters that have been invented by the author.



What is non-fiction?  Examples of non-fiction writing are essays, blogs, journals, textbooks, biographies, diaries, documentaries, historical facts, scientific information, photographs,  travel books,  user guides, diagrams and some types of journalism.  The content of non-fiction writing is mostly factual information.


What's going on in the world?

Click on the picture to go to CBBC Newsround !


Why not try these activities from the BBC?

pictures courtesy of the BBC