English - Stories

Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 / Key Stage 3 / Key Stage 4 / Age 5 - 11+

School Radio offers a number of teaching resources to support the primary English curriculum at KS1 and KS2  Programmes target the key learning objectives of the curriculum and all resources for English also have this purpose in common: to exploit the magic of audio and stimulate the imagination of the listener.

Jack and the Beanstalk

 

Jack and the Beanstalk

Age 5 - 7. A video animation of the popular traditional story for KS1 pupils.

Little Red Riding Hood

 

Little Red Riding Hood

Age 5- 7. The traditional story is told in 7 fun video animations for KS1 pupils.

Lakshmi and the Clever Washerwoman

 

Lakshmi and the Clever Washerwoman

Age 5 - 7. The traditional Hindu tale is animated in two episodes for KS1 pupils.

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

 

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

Age 5 - 7. The Afro-Caribbean traditional story is animated in two episodes for KS1 pupils.

Tiddalik the Frog

 

Tiddalik the Frog

Age 5 - 7. The Aborigine story of Tiddalik the Frog is animated in two episodes for KS1 pupils.

Viking Sagas

 

Viking Sagas

Age 7 - 9. Watch stories from Norse mythology told in a fun but faithful style.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

 

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Watch the exciting story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in six short video clips.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Age 9 - 11+. Shakespeare's play of love, magic and mayhem in 8 video episodes.

Macbeth

 

Macbeth

Age 9 - 11. An animated version of Shakespeare's powerful drama for KS2 pupils.

Treasure Island

 

Treasure Island

Age 9 - 11. Robert Louis Stevenson's famous tale of pirates and treasure is told in ten video clips.

The Tempest

 

The Tempest

Age 9 - 11. An animation of Shakespeare's tale of wizards magic and revenge.

Audio stories

 

Audio stories

Age 3 - 11+. A growing collection of audio stories for all age groups.

The Tales of Beatrix Potter

 

The Tales of Beatrix Potter

Age 5 - 7. A collection of Beatrix Potter's best-known stories, read by famous voices.

Aesop's Fables

 

Aesop's Fables

Age 5 - 9. 40 of Aesop's best known fables told by famous voices in 5 minute episodes.

Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

 

Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Age 5 - 9. Adaptations of some of Andersen's best-known stories, read by famous voices.

Talking Poetry

 

Talking Poetry

Age 7 - 11. Some of today's leading children's poets introduce and read some of their works.

The Wind in the Willows

 

The Wind in the Willows

Age 7 - 11. Bernard Cribbins reads Kenneth Graeme's classic story abridged in 10 episodes.

Carrie's War

 

Carrie's War

Age 9 - 11. Nina Bawden's classic story set during WW2 is told in 10 episodes.

War Horse

 

War Horse

Age 9 - 11. Michael Morpurgo's classic WW1 story about Joey the horse is told in 10 episodes.

The Machine Gunners

 

The Machine Gunners

Age 9 - 11. An abridgement in 10 episodes of Robert Westall's popular WW2 story.

Friend or Foe

 

Friend or Foe

Age 9 - 11. Michael Morpurgo's story about evacuation and friendship during WW2.

Tales from Ancient Greece

 

Tales from Ancient Greece

Age 9 - 11. A collection of some of the best-known stories from Ancient Greek mythology, including King Midas, the Minotaur, Medusa, Persephone and the Cyclops.

A Christmas Carol

 

A Christmas Carol

Age 9 - 11. Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story is told in 9 episodes.

Private Peaceful

 

Private Peaceful

Age 9 - 11. Michael Morpurgo's moving story about brothers Tommo and Charlie in WW1.

Shakespeare Retold

 

Shakespeare Retold

Age 9 - 11. Stories by leading children's writers inspired by plays by Shakespeare.

Oliver Twist

 

Oliver Twist

Age 9 - 11. A full-cast dramatisation of Dickens' famous story set in Victorian London.

Meet the authors

 

Meet the authors

Age 9 - 11. Leading children's writers answer questions from school children about their work.

Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

 

Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

KS3/KS4. Age 13+. Abridged original text read by John Sessions, with Julian Rhind-Tutt as Dr Jekyll.

Stimulus Sounds Library

 

Storynory - Audio Stories for Kids

FREE audio stories for children, including fairytales, original stories, myths, poems, music, history and audiobooks all read beautifully by professional actors.

Fairy Tales

Brothers Grimm - Aesop - 1001 Nights - Hans Christian Andersen

Classic Authors

Stories and poems by classic authors including Lewis Carroll ...

Original Stories

Bertie Stories - Wicked Uncle - Lapis - Fairy Tales - Astropup

Myths and World Stories

Myths of Greece, Rome, ancient Norse legends, and stories from ...

Junior Stories

A selection of stories that are short and sweet and should appeal to ...

Educational Stories

History, Bible stories, King Arthur, Saints, Robin Hood – and ...

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Main Contact: Mrs H. Broom, Executive Headteacher

Tel: 01606 288255
head@acornswhitleyfed.cheshire.sch.uk

SEN Contact: Mr R. David

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