home Learning Links
Home Learning Links can be accessed below these non-screen activity ideas. Thank you for supporting your child to continue with their learning at home.
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Active Leaders: daily challenges
100 Challenge Ideas: non-screen ideas for home learning
Childline Kids (for under 12s)
Teacher assigned learning
Paper based learning
Classroom Secrets: print gov.uk approved activity packs for all year groups
Oak National Academy: One English, Maths and topic lesson is uploaded each day for all year groups. Lessons are taught by a real teacher online. Definitely worth a look!
BBC Bitesize: Daily programmes each weekday for learners aged five to 14.
'Expert teachers have worked with us to create these fun-packed programmes full of learning and inspiration. Each programme will include a combination of core subjects like English, Maths and Science, as well as other subjects such as History, Geography, Music and French.'
Raintree online e-books Free colour band e-books until 31st July using the following information:
Username: Ukfreeaccess Password: engage
Nessy - Nessy works on reading, spelling and writing. Nessy have very kindly given us free logins for everyone in Years R-4. The secret word is copperkitten and the child then enters their first name and first initial of their surname e.g. charlotter, they play as a Monkey which has been set up as their first name.
Debra Kidd Creative Learning Packs: Designed to support and encourage you and your children to enjoy reading together and to explore the world through stories, talk and activities. Easy to use and designed for you to dip in and out of, the packs are there to inspire and spark imagination.
Also download a KS2 Summer topical maths pack below.
Writing & English links
Pobble 365. One picture. One writing resource. Every day.
RadioBlogging with Pie Corbett. Daily shows with interactive activities to keep everyone busy and engaged, brought to you by Pie Corbett, Deputy Mitchell, Ian Rockey and Russell Prue, just listen and blog, it’s live, fun and interactive with new educational tasks each day for children whether at home or in school.
Thameside handwriting sheets: print and practice at home.
ExpeRimental: fun science you can do at home as a family
Dyson engineering : challenges for children at home
Dinosaurs & birds: National History Museum (aimed at ages 4-7)
Being active at home links
English National Ballet: Free ballet classes live streamed daily
Out of the Ark: free singing
Rosetta Stone: learn a language for free
Duolingo: learn a language for free. Forever.
Muzzy: not free but good quality learning & special offers currently in place
Addressing anxiety over COVID-19
Competitions you may like to enter