During this period of social distancing it is still vitally important that your child reads or listens to books. Here are some ways that your child can hear bedtime stories or listen to audio books free of charge. They are all accessible via Computers, Tablets and mobile phones. There are titles for children of all ages and includes all of the Harry Potter titles.
Audible Stories https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
CBeebies – bedtime stories for younger children https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/bedtime-stories
Dolly Parton will be launching Bedtime With Dolly, in which she will read a children’s book to an online audience every Thursday evening. The series, which starts on 2 April, will last for 10 weeks and will be streamed on the Imagination Library Project’s YouTube channel and Facebook Page
Radio Blogging:Welcome to RadioBlogging – daily shows with story telling and interactive activities to keep everyone busy and engaged, brought to you by Pie Corbett, Deputy Mitchell, Ian Rockey and Russell Prue, just listen and blog, it’s live, fun and interactive with new educational tasks each day for your students whether at home or in school.
David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ Listen to David Walliams reading from his books every day.
Oxford Owl You can download free Ebooks from their collection. There are 100 titles for children from age 3 – 11. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ All our eBooks are tablet-friendly. Just register or log in above to start reading. Please note that if you are a new user, you will not be able to access the eBooks until you have clicked the 'confirm' button in your account activation email.
One of our school librarians has recorded some bedtime stories to watch. You can watch them by following this link.