Free resources for the Covid19 pandemic

All the Brilliant Publications resources listed below are free to download. We hope they will help you to get through the Covid 19 pandemic. We're adding new ebooks and other resources to this page all the time, so please keep checking back and tell your friends!

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Please note: some of these books are from our backlist, and so the links to the curriculum won't be the most up to date. However, we still like the activiites and we hope that you and your pupils will too.

Early Years

Play Activities for the Early Years (extract)

Six activities to promote speaking and listening skills

Weather - Activities for 3-5 Year Olds Topic Book

5 science and technology activities for use in the Foundation stage in the outdoor environment

mp3 files of 20 of the songs in Start with a Song can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

Key Stage 1 (5-7 Year Olds)

Maths

How to Sparkle at Addition and Subtraction to 20

How to Sparkle at Number Bonds

Open-ended maths investigations to develop problem solving strategies (KS1 and KS2)

English

How to Sparkle at Nursery Rhymes

How to Sparkle at Reading Comprehension

English Lotto

Free reading comprehension story and activities for Year 1: The Farmyard

Grammar and punctuation worksheets

Free copy of “Stewie Scraps and the Easy Rider” – a gripping story about Stewie and his junk design project (ebook)

Science

How to Sparkle at Assessing Science

French

mp3 files of the 20 French songs in J'aime Chanter can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

PSHE

Sammy and the Sparks is a new pop band helping children to be emotionally and mentally strong. The band's current priority is to help and support as many children and their families by providing learning materials for home education and fun pop songs to help reduce children's fear surrounding coronavirus. Their songs, videos and resources for supporting home learning can be found on their website: www.sammyandthesparks.com.

Key Stage 2 (7-11 Year Olds)

Foreign languages

mp3 files of the 20 French songs in J'aime Beaucoup Chanter en Français can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

mp3 files of the 20 Spanish songs in Vamos a Cantar can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

mp3 files of the 20 German songs in Singt mit uns! can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

mp3 files of the 20 French songs in J'aime Chanter can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

Bastille Day lesson ideas to increase cultural understanding

Teach the colours in French using amazing photos of French scenery (free e-book)

English

'It's Fun to Write - Tip Sheets' - a handy reference booklet to copy for your pupils

How to be Brilliant at Writing Stories

How to be Brilliant at Writing Poetry

How to be Brilliant at Spelling

How to be Brilliant at Word Puzzles

Free reading comprehension poem and activities for Year 4: Lions in the Garden

Grammar and punctuation worksheets

Free copy of “Stewie Scraps and the Easy Rider” – a gripping story about Stewie and his junk design project (ebook)

Maths

Mavis and the Summaland Solution – maths story (PowerPoint)

Mavis the the Dry Cleaning Disaster - maths story (PowerPoint)

How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic

Open-ended maths investigations to develop problem solving strategies (KS1 and KS2)

Science

How to be Brilliant at Science Investigations

Homework  tasks

Creative Homework Tasks for 7-9 Year Olds

Creative Homework Tasks for 9-11 Year Olds

Key Stage 3 (11-14 Year Olds)

Foreign languages

mp3 files of the 20 French songs in J'aime Chanter can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

mp3 files of the 20 French songs in J'aime Beaucoup Chanter en Français can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

mp3 files of the 20 Spanish songs in Vamos a Cantar can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

mp3 files of the 20 German songs in Singt mit uns! can be downloaded from this web page (see Sample audio files)

English

How to Dazzle at Writing

How to Dazzle at Grammar

How to Dazzle at Reading

How to Dazzle at Twelfth Night

Key Stage 4 (14-16 Year Olds)

English

Pride and Prejudice - Why is your reputation important? (extract)

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Utterson's role (extract)

Jane Eyre - The importance of religion in the book (extract)