If your child is having to learn from home, here are some useful websites and links that can be used alongside the work their teacher will send to you.
Oxford Reading Tree
Twinkl – www.twinkl.co.uk
A teacher resource website is offering use of their home learning packs for free – just create an account and enter code UKTWINKLHELPS or CVDTWINKLHELPS and you have free access. The packs offer a range of activities across the curriculum. Specific year group links are listed below:
Reception – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/eyfs-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-tp-2549362
Year 1 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-1-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549910
Year 2 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-2-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549911
Year 1 and Year 2 – story based activities – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/ks1-share-a-story-school-closure-resource-pack-t-tp-2549371
Year 3 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-3-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549912
Year 4 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-4-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549913
Year 5 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-5-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549914
Year 6 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-6-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549915
Teachers’ Pet – www.t-pet.co.uk
Another great teacher resource website which has created free home learning packs for all year groups:
Reception – https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/early-years-eyfs-home-learning-resource-pack/
Year 1 and 2 – https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/key-stage-one-ks1-home-learning-resource-pack-1/
Year 3 and 4 – https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/lower-key-stage-two-ks2-home-learning-resource-pack-1/
Year 5 and 6 – https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/upper-key-stage-two-ks2-home-learning-resource-pack-1/
MATHS AND ENGLISH
White Rose maths home learning – we follow White Rose maths for some of our planning so this will be really useful! Lots of free things coming out soon.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCob4tkfOSXy6yav9Y54SKIQ – this is BRILLIANT to demonstrate mathematical methods and concepts! A teacher and her daughter (Amber) make videos taking you step by step through methods. Mainly aimed at Y2 & 3 but can be accessed by all and adapted where needed!
www.topmarks.co.uk – a wide range of activities for Maths and English
Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
www.teachyourmonstertoread.com – the website is free anyway. A fabulous site full of activities and games around phonics, reading and spelling. This App is currently being offered for FREE so take this chance to grab it now! If you have an Android phone, there is a 99p charge as, apparently, Google won’t offer the same thing again for free within a certain time frame.
Google play link – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teachyourmonstertoread.tmapp&hl=en
Apple store link – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/teach-your-monster-to-read/id828392046
www.phonicsplay.co.uk – phonics games and activities
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ – free e-books, maths games & activities
http://www.pobble365.com/ – this is GREAT for a picture a day with lots of creative writing ideas based around it.
https://pages.sumdog.com/ – maths and spelling practice
https://www.mathshed.com/en-gb – although this is a paid subscription, you can sign up for a free 14 day trial! It’s good!
https://www.spellingshed.com/en-gb – again this is a paid subscription, but you can have a free 14 day trial!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary – all subject areas. Lots of games and activities linked across the curriculum.
https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/50-youtube-channels-for-home-learning/ – YouTube home learning channels
SCIENCE & STEM
https://happyhooligans.ca/science-activities-for-kids/ – some FAB science ideas here!
https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities – exciting STEM projects to keep you busy
OUTDOOR LEARNING / PHYSICAL
https://themuddypuddleteacher.co.uk/ – fab outdoor learning activities for a range of curriculum areas. Free access has been granted; it’s great!
https://www.ltl.org.uk/free-resources/ – Learning through Landscapes outdoor work
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=go+noodle – Go Noodle songs!!
https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga – Cosmic Kids Yoga
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers – BBC Super Movers
https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/141511613269813935/ – 30-Day Lego Challenge
https://plprimarystars.com/news/home-learning-activities-school-closures – Premier League Primary Stars
https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv – The Body Coach
https://www.youthsporttrust.org/pe-home-learning – Youth Sport Trust (Home Learning Resource)
https://pe-coordinator.co.uk/home-fitness/ – AVSSP Fitness Resource
Use the links below to practise your times tables! The better you get at them, the easier maths becomes.