Normanton Common Primary Academy

Working Together to Inspire and Achieve

01924 890 576

Castleford Road, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1QU

We love Reading


TOP TEN TIPS for reading at home with your child. 


Click here for an Ideas Bank - 40 book based activities for digital and paper based books, magazines and newspapers. 


National Geographic Young Explorer Magazine - A world of fascinating information to discover.


DK Find Out! - Access to ideas, quizzes and facts about your favourite topics.


Poetry Online - No sign up necessary. An extensive bank of poems for children, including poet performances and interviews.


Literacy Shed - Free activity packs to download for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 based around short films and animations.

Note to Parent: Please ensure that you watch the short film or animation first, as some are only suitable for Year 6. Free reading comprehension packs to download – a selection of reading comprehension texts with questions. The packs are grouped into different ages.


David Williams Reading his booksEveryday at 11am, you can listen to one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories. Have you read any David Walliams books? If so, click on the activities tab and choose from a treasure trove of fantastic activities all inspired by his tremendous tales.


Oxford Owl at Home -Join the website and click on Oxford Owl for Home to access lots of free eBooks for ages 3- 11


Book Trust  - Takes you to the 'Today at Home' page where you'll find lots of fun book based ideas from authors and illustrators to try at home. 


Power of Pictures - We love this resource. Watch videos of illustrators and authors reading aloud their books. Learn about where their ideas comes from and how they work these up into children's books. A MUST for our budding illustrators and authors.