Home Learning Links

Please note that we cannot verify the ever-changing content of each website.

Across the curriculum

BBC home learning:

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


A daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills:

https://theday.co.uk/subscriptions/the-day-home


Twinkl home learning packs:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/keystage2-ks2/ks2-class-management/school-closure-home-learning-classroom-management-key-stage-2-year-3-4-5-6


Scholastic Learn at Home - Reading, Thinking, Growing:

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


A range of activities to get children active and to develop motor skills:

https://www.cosmickids.com/

English

Online reading books:

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/


Audible Books (available free while schools are closed):

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen


Masterclasses on texts from a range of authors:

https://authorfy.com


British Council - short stories to watch and some have associated activities:

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/short-stories


Recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic:

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/bookfinder/

Reading skills:

https://readtheory.org/auth/login


Elevenses with the World of David Walliams:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/


Poetry by Heart - a wide selection of poetry covering different topics

https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/


Practise your spellings:

https://www.spellingshed.com/


Short films for thinking and discussing:

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


Pobble - pmulate thinking and learning:

http://www.pobble365.com/

https://www.astarterforten.co.uk/blog


Daily Writing Videos - from adventure to horror!

https://litfilmfest.com/home-learning/daily-videos/


Audible Stories - For as long as schools are closed, children can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen


Shakespeare: Key facts, key scenes, pictures from past productions, videos of actors and directors working on and performing the plays and how main characters relate to each other.

https://www.rsc.org.uk/shakespeare-learning-zone

English - Handwriting

Maths

Concrete, pictorial and abstract learning activities:

https://whiterosemaths.com/


Engaging maths problems for the whole family:

https://nrich.maths.org/


Explore and learn maths in rich and creative ways:

https://www.youcubed.org/resource/youcubed-at-home/


Downloadable resource packs with teacher guidance. A week’s worth of resources is provided for each year group:

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/


Downloadable guidance and resource packs for parents and pupils:

https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/free-resources


A range of interactive maths games categorised by age group:

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

Science

Explorify Science fun:

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/


An online resource bank, which links to resources on external websites:

https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science


Catch up with past CHRISTMAS LECTURES in full and for free:

https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch


A collection, complete brain-teasing puzzles or learn about science with our range of science games and apps:

https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/games-and-apps

Humanities

National Geographic for children:

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

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/


Online tours of museums:

Art/Design Technology

Art lessons for children of all ages:

https://www.incredibleart.org/

Physical Education

Movement and mindfulness videos:

https://family.gonoodle.com/


A home workout, aimed at children, posted daily:

https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html


Videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers


Videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube:

https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/

Computing

Creative Computer Programming:

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

https://code.org/hourofcode/overview


Learn computer programming skills - fun and free:

https://blockly.games

Languages

Learn a language:

https://www.duolingo.com/


Free online language learning packages for a range of different languages:

https://www.memrise.com/courses/english/

Music

Primary music curriculum (your teacher can provide you with a log in):

https://charanga.com/site/


Ten Pieces - Get Creative with Classical Music:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces


Resources and activities to support all children and young people to keep learning and making music from home:

https://www.norfolkmusichub.org.uk/site/about-the-hub/resources-for-schools/learning-resources/


Every week, Scotland's National Orchestra we will bring you a fun, family-friendly challenge to help keep you entertained:

https://www.rsno.org.uk/rsnochallenge/

Religious Education

Teaching resources for children of all ages.:

https://www.reonline.org.uk/

Extra-Curricular Activities

Talks to watch with children. Fun, informative and captivating talks to inspire young minds:

https://www.ted.com/playlists/86/talks_to_watch_with_kids


Daily British Sign Language basics:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10221823986769194&id=1243157288?sfnsn=scwspmo&extid=pahPRfnLQIX05bAm


Simple and fun non-screen activities that children can do at home:

https://medium.com/pobble/simple-and-fun-non-screen-activities-that-children-can-do-at-home-115543cb3b9c


Learning Projects:

https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/

Wellbeing

Wellbeing advice for all those supporting children and young people:

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/


Advice on dealing with school closures and talking to children about COVID-19:

https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/bps-offers-advice-schools-parents-and-carers-help-children-through-uncertainty


A downloadable guide for children about coronavirus:

https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/


An educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health:

https://www.minded.org.uk/


The Child Bereavement Network - advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus outbreak:

http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/covid-19.aspx