Westbrook Lane
LS18 5AH



Westbrook Lane Primary School

Parent Support for English

Below, you can find some useful links which will help support you with home English learning.

Please see the English home learning page for links to learning packs, activities and daily lessons.



Please see the video below for any support on how to pronounce each of the forty-four sounds.

BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize has some useful guides available for the English curriculum. Please click the relevant link below.


Key Stage One


Key Stage Two

The School Run

The School Run has some excellent explanations of the key terms used in the National Curriculum. Please see the following link below.

English Glossary for Parents

Each term in this glossary has a link to another page which provides a more detailed explanation.

Please note that this website does have the option to subscribe for extra resources but this is not needed to access the glossary. 

Oxford Owl

The Oxford Owl website has detailed videos for different aspects of the English curriculum. They can be accessed from the links below.

Grammar - includes explanations of the most confusing terms!


Spelling and Vocabulary

Year Group Spelling Rules and Lists

Reading and Comprehension

Please note that if you are having trouble viewing the videos from the links above, they are also available on the Oxford Owl YouTube channel by clicking here.