Please follow the links below to help your child to develop their skills and knowledge further:

General/Mixed Resources

 https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk (Espresso - Login required - Please see login details in pack sent home)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies (Such as Alphablocks and Numberblocks)

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ (Phonics games for your children to play)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/primary/zd7p47h (A huge range of resources for every subject area)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk

https://pbskids.org/

https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors - Discover the great indoors

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub - Get creative

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ Lots of activities available

https://www.intofilm.org/news-and-views/articles/activities-for-young-people-to-do-at-home

https://padlet.com/seanjones1/q7yfgbq970v2 Lots of fantastic ideas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2YKtG656t8&feature=youtu.be Tongue Twister

https://www.chesterzoo.org/schools/resources/?search=&types=at-home

 

English Resources

https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk (A wonderful website that recommends books for you to buy or borrow from the library. You can also see book extracts through the website).

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ (Free e-book library for children from 3 years old)

https://www.worldbookday.com/storytime-online/ (Watch a wonderful range of famous authors and stars reading children’s books and short stories for kids of all ages. Storytime Online makes storytelling possible at any time of the day—a brilliant way to keep children entertained and a fun way to help develop their language skills.)

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/games (Lots of excellent English resources)

https://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html (Listen to a classic novel)

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ (30 stories over 30 days from David Walliams)

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ (Activities added weekly)

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ (Log in required - sent home in home learning packs)

https://www.getepic.com/sign-in Reading activities (Please email staff with your email address to get an invite to log in. Remember to log in as a pupil and not a parent)

https://stories.audible.com/discovery Free access to quality texts from audible while the schools are closed

 

Mathematics Resources

https://nrich.maths.org/9086 (A fabulous maths website, which we regularly use in school to support our planning - many creative ideas for the development of maths skills and knowledge as well as access to maths games)

https://www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/family-maths-toolkit  

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html  

http://www.ilovemathsgames.com/

www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm  

http://www.mathszone.co.uk/

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro - This is like Times table rockstars but for KS1 pupils. It goes over basic maths skills with them like addition and subtraction. They have been given a login for this. It should have Numbots on it with their username and password.

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ (Activities added weekly)

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ (Log in required - sent home in home learning packs)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/ Year 1 Maths activities

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/ Year 2 Maths activities

 

Science Resources

https://fun-science.org.uk/british-science-week-2019-ks1-and-ks2-ideas/ (Scientific activity ideas to try through play and exploration at home)

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/community/resource/258613/early-yearsreception-science-homeworks (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and the STEM website is a great resource for teachers and parents alike. Follow this link for ideas on STEM activities to create together at home).

https://www.stem.org.uk/teaching-science-through-stories (How to teach science concepts through well known stories, such as Jack and the Beanstalk)

 

Art

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub - Get creative!

https://www.accessart.org.uk/art-resources-for-home/

 

PSHE/Discussion Stimuli

https://www.picture-news.co.uk/discuss/2019-11-08/ Each week, there is a new poster and question for children to look at and consider their responses. Please use this writing frame to help children to structure their ideas:

Picture News! Space Travel Learning From Home Ideas

 

Religious Education

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religions-of-the-world/zfxwpg8 - The BBC have created video resources to help children understand aspects of the different World Religions

 

PE

The Body Coach TV on YouTube - Joe Wicks is going to do a daily PE lesson for children between 9am and 10am Monday to Friday - a fabulous way to start the day for the whole family!

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv

https://www.merseyforest.org.uk/things-to-do/children-woodland-play/ Ideas to try out in the Great Outdoors! Try Formby Woods - The National Trust is making their car parks free for the duration of this period.

Check out The National Trust’s guide to things you can do with a humble stick! https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/fun-things-to-do-with-a-humble-stick

*New resource* Check out https://family.gonoodle.com/activities/danger-force - a great and fun resource to encourage children to stay active during this time. The website is full of fun videos for children to have a go at!

Supermovers have numerous videos that will get your children active. The videos link to the curriculum so will keep the children active whilst still learning. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 

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