Belle Vue Street, Gorton, Manchester. M12 5PW


All Saints Primary School

Aiming High

Reading at home

There are many ways that you can keep your children reading at home during school closures. Here are some of the free resources that are currently being offered.

Family Zone

Family Zone is full of free activities and ideas to keep your child busy at home, whilst also benefiting their reading, writing and language development. Please click on the link below for more information  


First News

Keep your child up to date with the News, by clicking on First News 27th March - 2nd April

                                                      First News 3rd April - 9th April

First News 10th April - 16th April


Children's Digital Magazines

No need to go out to pick up your favourite magazine. Read full digital copies for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet via the app. Magazines include Horrible Histories, 3D World, Match of the Day and many more. Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want. Register here with your library card or if you don't have one, get a temporary one here which you can use.

Julia Donaldson's weekly broadcast

Julia Donaldson, writer of The Gruffalo series, Stick Man and Zog, has announced a new weekly online broadcast for families during the coronavirus lockdown. The author will perform stories, songs and poems, broadcast on Facebook from her home at 4pm each Thursday – she’ll be joined by guests including illustrators Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb, Lydia Monks, David Roberts and Nick Sharratt. Catch up with the broadcasts here, books published by Macmillan Children's Books


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Free Audio Books

To access free audio books in 6 different languages please click on the link https://stories.audible.com/start-listen


Renaissance myON

Renaissance myON are offering free access to thousands of digital books. myON links with both Star Reading and Accelerated Reader quizzesClick on the link to start reading.


Please see below the parent/carer letter from Renaissance, under the letter there is a link that you can click on to download the instruction guide.

To download the myON Parent Guide please click on the download button below. 

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Oxford Owl

Help your young child learn to read, and love to read, with our eBook library, containing over 100 free eBooks. Our eBooks have been developed for children aged 3–11, to teach them to read using phonics.

As well as much-loved characters such as Biff, Chip and Kipper and Winnie the Witch, you’ll also find some great non-fiction eBooks to help your child explore their world.






You can download e-books and e-audio books for free from Borrowbox with your Manchester Library card!  Click on the link below. 
If you are not a member of Manchester Libraries, click on the link below to join. Register, then use the temporary library number you are given when opening up their site.  
Alternatively, join Salford Libraries - see below for a 'How to' guide.