Creative writing and fiction
Enjoying a wide range of fiction and being able to write stories are core primary school literacy objectives. In this section you'll find lots of advice and worksheets to encourage your child to write their own stories, which will help them consolidate their literacy learning by putting their phonics, grammar and reading skills into practice.
You'll also find out how reading and writing are assessed, what reading schemes are and how to foster a love of reading that will last your child a lifetime.
Move over JK Rowling...
Children have such amazing imaginations and make up stories all the time. Encouraging them to write them down can be more of a challenge though! To encourage the budding writer in your home to put pen to paper, why not look at these:
Engaging with English
Created by an early years education expert, the Engaging with English pack will provide you with lively and original ideas to help bring four popular children’s books vividly to life. Whether your child is in the EYFS, KS1 or KS2, these activities are the perfect starting point for turning book-shy children into bookworms.
Storytelling: building the next generation of fiction writers
Encourage budding authors with our KS1 and KS2 creative writing toolkits!
Bursting with fill-in prompt sheets and inspiring ideas to get even the most reluctant writer started, the KS1 Creative Writing Toolkit is the perfect way to encourage children aged 5 to 7 to put pen to paper.
And if your KS2 child longs to write stories, download our KS2 Creative Writing Toolkit, packed with gorgeously-illustrated pages to write on, is what you need to inspire them.