Story Time

Friday 12th June

Today’s poem is called Haircut Rap by Valerie Bloom.

Thursday 11th June

Today’s story is Miss Hernon’s favourite book by Roald Dahl – it’s The Twits!

Wednesday 10th June

Today’s story is Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.

Tuesday 9th June

Today’s story is How to be a Viking by Cressida Cowell

Monday 8th June

Today’s story is called Friend or Foe? written by John Sobol and illustrated by Dasha Tolstikova.

Friday 5th June

Today’s story is Boogie Bear by David Walliams, illustrated by Tony Ross.

Thursday 4th June

Have you ever had one of those days when you feel grumpy for no particular reason? Jim Panzee knows all about that. Today’s story is Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang and illustrated by Max Lang.

Wednesday 3rd June

Today’s story is Perfectly Norman by Tom Percival. It is really important to remember that it is OK to be different!

Tuesday 2nd June

Today’s story is Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival. This story has such an important message! It is normal to have a worry. We all have worries, especially during this crazy time. Talking about our worries can make it easier to deal with them. Don’t forget that the year 6 team are always here to listen.

Friday 22nd May

Today’s story is read by Tom Fletcher. He is reading Dog Man by Dav Pilkey. We’ve seen many of you get this book from the library so we know it is a favourite in year 6!

Thursday 21st May

Today’s story is Arnie the Doughnut written and illustrated by Laurie Keller.

Wednesday 20th May

The incredible Neil Gaiman is reading lots of his books on his website. This includes Coraline, The Graveyard Book and Fortunately, The Milk. Have a look. We hope you enjoy the different stories.


Tuesday 19th May

Taika Waititi (director of Thor Ragnorok) and some of his famous friends have been reading James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Part 1 and 2 are already on Roald Dahl HQ’s youtube page and more are being uploaded. Can you spot Thor himself?

Friday 15th May

I thought it would be nice to do something different today! Here is illustrator Tony Ross (who illustrated World’s Worst Children) showing how to draw Horrid Henry. Have a go and send us your own version.

Thursday 14th May

Kristen Bell (the voice of Ana in Frozen) reads Quackenstein Hatches a Family by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illustrated by Brian T. Jones.

Don’t forget the new instalment of Bad Dad by David Walliams. Look at the link from Tuesday to find it!

Wednesday 13th May

We must always be kind to those around us. Here is an excellent story about just that. Be Kind by Pat Zieltow Miller and illustrated by Jen Hill.

Don’t forget the new instalment of Bad Dad by David Walliams. Look at the link from yesterday to find it!

Tuesday 12th May

David Walliams is currently reading his book Bad Dad each day! Keep check his website for new instalments every day.

Monday 11th May

Here is the hilarious Kes Gray reading his book Oi Frog! He is reading a book a day, until coronavirus goes away!

Thursday 7th May

Here is Danny DeVito reading The Lorax by Dr Seuss. You might recognise him as Mr Wormwood (Matilda’s dad) in the film Matilda.

Wednesday 6th May

Here is the final part – look how far we have come

Tuesday 5th May

Here is part 6 – where the horse shares a secret

Monday 4th May

Here is part 5 – where the mole discovers something better than cake!

Friday 1st May

Here is part four – where they meet the horse.

Thursday 30th April

Here is the third part of the story – where they meet the fox.

Wednesday 29th April

Here is the second part of the story – where the boy meets the mole.

Tuesday 28th April

Although life seems weird right now, it is important to remember that love, kindness and friendship are so important! Over the next few days, we are going to read together The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy.

Monday 27th April

Welcome back to the Story Time page! Over the holidays, David Walliams has been reading chapters from his book Fing. Chapters 1 to 8 are currently available.

Thursday 9th April

To finish our third week of home learning, here is a spine-chilling tale called The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. It is not the faint-hearted!

Wednesday 8th April

This poem is a particular favourite of 6H’s and we hope the rest of you enjoy it as much as they do. Are you addicted to chicken?

Tuesday 7th April

Jacqueline Wilson is a very well-know author who most of you will have heard of! We have even seen some of your reading her books before. Here is the author reading the beginning of her new book about Tracy Beaker.

Monday 6th April

Today’s story time comes from poet Ruth Awolola. We hope you enjoy it.

Today’s World’s Worst Child is Harry who never ever did his homework.

Friday 3rd April

After yesterday’s story GRRRR!, author and illustrator Rob Biddulph is going to show you how to draw Fred the Bear. Have a go and send us your own Fred.

Thursday 2nd April

Today’s story comes from author and illustrator Rob Biddulph. We hope you enjoy it.

Today’s World’s Worst Child is No No Noe.

Wednesday 1st April

Today’s story comes from Roald Dahl’s book The Witches.

Today’s World’s Worst Child is Humphrey the Hungry Baby.

Tuesday 31st March

Today’s story time is going to be a little bit different. There are some amazing illustrators who are sharing their talents with people and teaching them how to draw. Here is Quentin Blake (the illustrator Roald Dahl’s books) showing us how to draw Willy Wonka. Can you have a go?

Today’s World’s Worst Child is Tandy and her tantrums.

Monday 30th March

Throughout the year, we have read several Oliver Jeffers books and really enjoyed them! We have read The Way Back Home, Up and Down, The Incredible Book-Eating Boy and Stuck. He also illustrated The Day The Crayons Quit. Here is another book by Oliver Jeffers can Lost and Found. We hope you enjoy it.

Today’s World’s Worst Child is Peter Picker!

Friday 27th March

It is story time!

As we are all such fans of David Walliams in year 6, what better way to end the first week of home learning than with a story by the man himself! Here he is reading an extract from Gangsta Granny.

Incredibly, he is reading a World’s Worst Children story everyday for free for the next 30 days! That’s a lot of children! Today it’s Trish the Troll.

Thursday 26th March

Happy Thursday everyone! Here is a poem by Karl Nova called Poetry? We hope you enjoy it.

Floodland – Marcus Sedgwick

While at school, we started to read Floodland. The author – Marcus Sedgwick – has now released videos of him reading the book and we could not be more excited! Keep checking this page to see the new chapters as he releases them.

Then: Chapter Three
Then: Chapter Two
Then: Chapter One
Before: Chapter Two
Before: Chapter One

Some things you might like

Grubby Gertrude from The World’s Worst Children – read by David Walliams
Spoiled Brad from Worlds Worst Children 2 – read by David Walliams
Cressida Cowell reads That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown
Cressida Cowell – How to train your dragon (Chapter 1)

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