Home Learning websites

 

Keep up to date with our Facebook page and group to see other videos and activities to support learning.

For details of this year's Summer Reading Challenge (suitable for ages 4 - 11) click here

For a Well Being pack click here

 

Others useful websites and apps are: 

 

Maths

Timestable Rock Stars - If you have forgotten your password please let us know

https://mathsbot.com/

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ - downloadable resource packs with teacher guidance. A week’s worth of resources is provided for each year group.

https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/free-resources - downloadable guidance and resource packs for parents and pupils.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-with-maths - videos for numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6. There are fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ - presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week.

https://eng.mathgames.com/

http://mrbartonmaths.com/btn/  (Year 5 and 6)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games

https://nrich.maths.org/8495

https://www.mathplayground.com/

https://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/bee-bot/id500131639

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks

www.prodigygame.com

 

Music

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ 

https://www.kent-music.com/news/keep-music-education-going-at-home/ Kent Music have put together a list of online activities for children aged 8 and above. 

https://www.music-education.co.uk/home-schooling.html A collection of resources which have been compiled by teachers around the country.

https://gb.abrsm.org/en/inspire/explore-classical-100-and-be-inspired/ ABRSM have a link to Classic FM’s ‘Classical 100’ resource.  Again, it’s free.

https://gb.abrsm.org/en/inspire ABRSM ‘Play On’ website which has lots of contributions about teaching online. 

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/ Out of the Ark - a song a day  

https://www.singup.org/singupathome Sing Up have made some resources available for free:  

https://freedomtoteach.collins.co.uk/activities-for-ks1-home-music-lessons/ Helen McGregor is one of the people who put Music Express together and has put together some additional teach at home resources which allow free access to Music Express. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8 BBC Bitesize primary music lessons - short animations about rhythm, pulse, etc : 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces BBC Ten Pieces project - each classical piece has a lovely child-friendly video to watch plus a full performance. 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-2545943-body-percussion-powerpoint There are some good powerpoints on Twinkle, which is currently free

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-par-25-musycling-musical-recycling-activity-pack Students can think about creating their own instruments from household items and recycling!

 

English

Here are three useful links that will help parents support their children when reading: 7 top tips, read with TRUST, read with TRUST (comic version)

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/9-12/book-hopes/ The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_FbjYUP_UtldV2K_-niWw/featured - 'Letters and Sounds' daily video links for Yrs R-2

https://authorfy.com - from EYFS to KS2 -  access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels. Registration is required

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/bookfinder/ - early years foundation stage to key stage 2 - a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ - early years foundation stage to key stage 2 - downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing.

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ -one free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

https://www.englishmastery.org/ -key stage 1 and key stage 2 -downloadable resource books providing 8 weeks of activities.

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources - key stage 1 and key stage 2 -downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/ -early years foundation stage to key stage 2-a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

https://www.pobble365.com/ -key stage 1 and key stage 2 - a new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.

https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/ - a wide selection of poetry covering different topics

https://2simple.com/purple-mash/ - early years foundation stage to key stage 2 - free during the school closure period. Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.

https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/help-during-school-closure/-early years foundation stage to key stage 2 - available from Monday 20 April. Films of well-loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and trainer.

https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/ -early years foundation stage to key stage 2 -an archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud. 

https://theday.co.uk/subscriptions/the-day-home -key stage 1 and key stage 2 -a daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills.

https://readingeggs.co.uk/

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/5-8/  (Activities, resources, videos, websites and audibles)

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html 

https://stories.audible.com/discovery  (Amazon Audible Stories)   

https://www.vooks.com/parent-resources    (Vooks - Stories brought to life)

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/# 

http://www.pobble365.com/ 

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ 

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

www.phonicsbloom.com

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/index.html

www.classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

www.spellingshed.com

 

EYFS

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

Apps for 2-5 yr olds: CBeebies Storytime, CBeebies Playtime Island, Lingumi - Kids' English (speech), Kaligo (writing)

Reading apps for school aged children: Teach Your Monster to Read, Navigo, Phonics Hero, Fonetti

 

 

 

A range of subjects, games and activities  (STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics )

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary interactive resources covering the primary science curriculum.

https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science an online resource bank, which links to resources on external websites. The site features a live chat function offering support from subject experts. New home learning resources are being developed.

www.bbc.co.uk/newsround 

www.stem.org.uk  (Science from home and other resources) 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ 

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/ 

http://www.familylearning.org.uk/ 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

https://www.pearson.com/uk/learners/primary-parents.html    (Activities and more things coming soon)

https://www.starfall.com/h/

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/text/extras/Game_Descriptions_National_Standards.html

(These games support science, technology, engineering and mathematics)

https://pbskids.org/games/  (Team work and feelings)

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

https://artsandculture.google.com/

https://familyeguide.com/boredom-busters-110-fun-at-home-activities-for-families-kids-2/ 

https://www.spaceracers.com/grownups/family-activities/

https://circletimefun.com/

Easter story (High Hopes) from Sunday 5 April: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnBHMagal0UWv7XW05RFBCg?

 

Fitness

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/60-second-physical-activity-challenges 60 second physical activity challenges

Film buzzword exercises: Aladdin, Lion King, Monsters University, Tangled, Trolls 2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mvsc videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.

https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups 10-minute activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English.

https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/ videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube.

Cosmic Kids Yoga on YouTube

Home fitness challenges uploaded onto Twitter @TWKSPP

https://plprimarystars.com/

Jo Wicks daily workouts (Youtube)

The Body Coach kids (Youtube)

Saskia Dance School kids (Youtube)

Just Dance  (Youtube)

Kent School Games (new resources from 6th April): https://www.kentschoolgames.com/stayinworkout

Youth Sports Trust: https://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources-0

Kent Sport: https://www.kentsport.org/coronavirus/

 

Chance2Shine (cricket): https://www.chancetoshine.org/teaching-resources

 

Tennis (LTA): https://www.lta.org.uk/play-compete/lta-youth/tennis-at-home/

Athletics Funetics: https://funetics.co.uk/for-parents/funetics-activity-videos/

NHS & Change4Life: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

Sport England: https://www.sportengland.org/news/join-movement

This Girl Can - Disney Dance Alongs: https://www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/activities/disney-workouts/

Healthy Futures: https://healthyfutures.us4.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=35a57192e9ec6a559eaaa6cf9&id=492f01d6de

Firefighter Fit Kids: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIgIDJJ9oU9-pdTRFfNFdMA

Homework Challenge Booklets from Greenacre SSP: http://www.sflt.org.uk/gsp/welcome-greenacre-sports-partnership/active-at-home and the password is: GreenCBook2020!

Create Development: https://jasmineactive.com/news/home-learning-resources/

 

E-safety and computing

https://scratch.mit.edu/ - computer coding KS2

www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk (e-safety website with videos, worksheets and 15 minute activities) 

Scratch (Coding and programming) - https://scratch.mit.edu/about/

Be Internet Legends with Google

www.ictgames.co.uk

  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

  • Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)

  • Let’s Talk About It (support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation)

  • UK Safer Internet Centre (tips, advice, guides)

 

Youtube

Fit4kids (Youtube - Instilling Inspiration) - Inspiring videos linked to fitness, fun science at home and brainbuster maths fun and puzzles. 

 

Support and advice - mental well being 

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/ wellbeing advice for all those supporting children and young people.

https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/bps-offers-advice-schools-parents-and-carers-help-children-through-uncertainty advice on dealing with school closures and talking to children about COVID-19.

https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/ a downloadable guide for children about coronavirus

https://www.minded.org.uk/ an educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health.

http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/covid-19.aspx advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus outbreak.

 

SEND

http://www.brainparade.com/products/see-touch-learn-free/ a visual instruction app, including flash cards and picture-choosing games, for children with autism and special needs.

https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/ a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.

https://www.sensoryapphouse.com/ a range of apps are available for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). All are interactive and many do not require significant coordination abilities.

https://www.visuals2go.com/ an all-in-one app created to support people with communication and learning difficulties. For verbal and non-verbal learners.

This page (Link below) is continually being updated, if your child has a SEND need or EHCP some of these activities will be really useful for you to try at home. Within each folder are a whole host of PDF activities and worksheets to support the learning. Click on the Word documents and you will find instructions, ideas and hyperlinks to relevant websites.

https://www.greatouse.beds.sch.uk/home-learning/send-home-learning/?fbclid=IwAR28_G6Fpfpz1x8KR9ETaAckKZVzfSPCXDnIAF_je_Ect7wCfGZL4m7RAlo

 

Other

Hand Wash Challenge: Medicspot is calling all primary school children to share their creative ideas to help encourage frequent hand washing – the best way to keep yourself and others safe from coronavirus. Find out how you can enter and win £500 for Long Mead Community Primary School here: www.medicspot.co.uk/handwash

Road Safety (Yrs 1-3)  - click here

Road Safety (Yrs 4-5)  - click here

Road Safety (Yr 6, about planning the new journey to Secondary Schol)  - click here for the video and travel plan pack