Click on one of the attachments at the bottom of this page and have a go at one of the activities involving word-searches, picture games and to discover words within a word!

Remember - All pupils have been given a work booklet to work through with different reading and writing activities to complete. It is also all available on the school website.

It would also benefit our pupils if they read at home – this could be reading their school reading book, newspapers, magazines or other books (even listening to stories and talking about them with people at home would help pupils to develop their reading skills).

Top 3 recommended websites for English


Amazon is currently providing free access to audible stories whilst schools are closed.  This free resource will enable students to listen to a wide range of books absolutely free - no accounts or passwords are needed.


Other ways to learn at home

  1. MyOn – online reading
    Our online reading platform where pupils can read a variety of books and complete other work set by teachers: www.myon.co.uk
    Oaklands Special School

    Oaklands Special School

    Pupils’ usernames and passwords are the same as their log in for Accelerated Reader (these are also in pupils’ home-school diaries for reference).

  2. Read Write Inc.
    Here are some videos to help you read with your child using the method we use in school:
    All the sounds
    Set 2 & 3 sounds and pictures
    Help booklet
    Help videos
  3. Spellings
    Each pupil has also been given 2 weeks of spellings by their English teacher. Here is a link to an extra list of spellings and activities:Spelling bank
  4. Speaking and Listening
    Prepare a 2-5 minute talk or presentation about something you are interested in. Other topics could be; work experience or reward day ideas
  5. Qualifications
    Some Year 9, 10 and 11 pupils who are preparing for qualifications have also been given CGP booklets with activities linked to their qualifications


If you would like any help or other ideas you can contact Mrs Williams through the school admin e-mail.