Stories and Games

Here are some fun activities and games to prepare you for school in September!

Click on the pictures to be redirected to each website.

Click the picture to the left to read some lovely virtual books including a selection by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Ready Steady Dress.pdf

Download and print the Ready, Steady, Dress on the right to get #ReadyForSchool! Colour and Dress the doll to look just like you in your new school uniform. Can you remember what colour jumper you'll be wearing?

You can visit the BBC Bitesize website where you will find lots of fun games all about starting school!

On BBC iPlayer you can watch episodes of Numberblocks to help with your maths and counting.

Play games from Time for School, a CBeebies documentary series capturing the excitement of school adventures.

Watch Topsy and Tim on CBeebies as they arrive for their first day of school.

PhonicsPlay have lots of fun phonics games to help you learn your sounds.

PhonicsPlay Comics is a free resource where you can find colourful comics that support early reading. Start with Phase 2.


If you would like ideas of practical activities to support your child's phonics development, please follow this link for some inspiration . You can also find their page on facebook by searching for .Phonics Family'.

Our EYFS and KS1 community have tried out lots of these ideas and you can see photos of these in action by clicking the button to the right!

There are lots of great books all about starting school! Reading these stories will help your child to feel prepared for school.

Here are some of our suggestions...