Literacy Report

Getting it right in English!


Reading,Writing, Oral Language and Technology


Our students explore many iPad apps and websites that build their skills in reading, oral language and writing. 

Below you will find a list of some of the most popular iPad apps our students enjoy using at school. Some are free to download and some have a small cost.

You will find some of these apps are more suited to students at specific developmental levels, while others provide engaging activities for all.


Sounds Write

iPad app

This app supports the synthetic phonics program implemented regularly in P-1 classrooms


Khan Kids

iPad app

A great app for Grades P-2. Activities for reading, phonics, writing and mathematics.



Sock Puppets

iPad app

Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos


Book Creator

iPad app

Book Creator allows you to make your own books, with voice overs. Books can then be transferred into iBooks and read over and over again.


Story Arc

iPad app

Story Arc helps you learn key storytelling principles while crafting stories.


Strip Designer

iPad app

Strip Designer allows you to create comics.


Show Me

iPad app

ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. Great for those YouTube buffs!


Red Writing

iPad app

Red Writing allows students to practise forming letters and numbers.



iPad app

With Toontastic, students can draw, animate and create their own cartoons.







Sarah Mills