Links for home learning activities

General activities

Scholastic are publishing a free daily project for different age groups:

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

 

BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

This website has a range of different activities for all the different primary subjects.

This could be an opportunity for children to learn to touch type using Dance mat typing: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

 

Scratch: https://scratch.mit.edu/

Most children will be fairly confident using this website as we use it in school to support our Computing curriculum.

 

Go Noodle: https://www.gonoodle.com/

There are lots of videos and activities to get children moving in small spaces!

 

Twinkl are providing a daily timetable with some live lessons that children can take part in: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub 

They have more information for parents here: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

 

Teacher's Pet have created some home learning packs which can be downloaded if your sign up for a free account: https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/tag/home-learning/

 

TTS have also created some free home learning packs: https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html

Support for children's well being

Support for children's mental well being and advice on talking to children about corona virus and their concerns can be found at:
⁦‪The Anna Freud Centre
 
Young Minds Uk

 

Maths activities

My Mini Maths: https://myminimaths.co.uk/

This website has activities for Years 3 -6 with some maths to focus on each day. There are also some video tutorials to help parents!

 

Topmarks: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

This website links to hundreds of online games and activities. You can search by topic or by age.

 

Maths sticks: https://mathsticks.com/

This has lots of problem solving activities – some will need printing off but some can be done online.

 

This document contains lots of problems suitable for Year 6 children and video links to explain how to solve them

 

English activities

Authofy: https://authorfy.com/masterclasses/

This website has children’s authors reading from their work and then providing ideas for activities children can do based on these books.

 

The Reading Realm: https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/

This website is providing some free resources linking to text extracts which are also included

 

Pobble: http://www.pobble365.com/

This is a lovely website which publishes a different picture each day as a prompt for writing. They also provide a story opener and questions to get children thinking.

 

Spelling frame: https://spellingframe.co.uk/

This website has games and activities to rehearse spelling rules and the Yr 3 /4 and 5/6 word lists

 

Oxford Reading Tree: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

If you create an account on the website, you can download and read Oxford Reading Tree books online.