General Resources

This page will host links to online resources suggested by Rofft staff.

Languages, Literacy and Communication

For example, during the school shutdown, author and illustrator James Mayhew is doing a story time at 3pm every day on You Tube. Ideal for Foundation Phase and anyone interested in illustration.


Nicola Davies is doing a similar thing – sharing readings of her books with explanations of their inspiration. Nicola is a favourite author in our assemblies and will appeal to all ages. As a zoologist, lots of her books have a scientific element, like this one about DNA…


Author Matt Brown is live reading his funny books every weekday. Starting with Aliens Invaded My Talent Show (a favourite book in Year 4) these are hosted on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/MattBrownWriter/live

Children’s Laureate Wales, Eloise Williams, is providing a writing prompt each week and may even read your story out if you share it with her.


Into Film, a company that supports film education – both appreciation and creative filmmaking – are making a weekly list of the best family films to watch and stream on TV. Activities available for some films.

https://www.intofilm.org/news-and-views/articles/best-family-films-to-stream-at-home