9 to 12

Family Zone 9 to 12


  • Anna James

    Story time with Anna James

    Read and listen to free extracts from Anna James's magical Pages & Co. series and hear all about the latest book in the series.
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  • Robin Stevens

    Write a detective story with Robin Stevens

    Read an extract from Robin Stevens's latest story Death Sets Sail, find out how to write a detective story and download the activities.
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Listen and watch

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    BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

    A new English lesson is available every day for each year group. BBC Bitesize Daily programmes are also available on TV via the Red Button and on BBC iPlayer.
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    Borrow Box

    Borrow audiobooks and ebooks for free in this handy app.
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  • Libby


    Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from your local library using your device.
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    Book Creator

    The Book Creator app is a top-rated app that allows children to make their own multimedia books. One free sample is given on sign up. Books may be published online, giving children an authentic audience.
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Useful websites

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    Words For Life

    The National Literacy Trust's website for parents is full of downloadable activities, guidance on literacy milestones, fun things to try with your child and lots more.
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    Puffin Schools

    This isn't just for schools - there are lots of things to bring stories to life including creative writing resources and great videos starring the story-makers themselves.
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  • Creative Communities Competition

    Connected communities competition

    How has the COVID-19 crisis brought your community together? Tell your story and enter this competition.
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