Please see below some links to online learning websites, which you may like to visit. Please also see the Home Learning Links that each Year Group sent home and posted on their respective Home Learning Page. These websites are currently being offered for free. Individual resources cannot replace a school’s properly planned curriculum, and the resources in this list are not intended to do so. However, they may be useful for parents/carers in considering how you could support your children’s education, but they should not be used in place of existing resources which the school will provided on a weekly basis.
ENGLISH ONLINE LEARNING WEBSITES
|Espresso is an award-winning website with videos, games, and other resources designed to help your child learn. We use it at school to support different areas of learning:
Go to the website: www.discoveryeducation.co.uk
Click on ‘login’ in the top right and select ‘Espresso’
Enter your username: student29050
Enter your password: stanford
|PhonicsPlay is also a site we use at school to support Phonics Learning.
For a limited time, they are providing free home access:
|twinkl has developed a home learning hub.
Welcome to the Twinkl Home Learning Hub. Each day you’ll find a new set of daily activities to get involved with. Qualified Twinkl teachers will provide book readings, live lessons, positive news updates and more. We’ll be bringing you activities from our partners too, to help fill your days and offer some much-needed variety. Activities will be listed the day before – giving you enough time to get prepped and set up for the next day’s learning.
Find your own approach. Don’t worry about recreating school at home. But – if you’re looking for ideas, or a way of adding a bit of routine into your day, you’ll find it here.
Please visit their site and use the following free access code: UKTWINKLHELPS
|The Literacy Shed has downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips from YouTube.|
|Pobble 365 – a new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.|
|Purple Mash is free during the school closure period. Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.|
|The Day Home is a daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills.|
|The Children’s Poetry Archive is an an archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud.|
|You can access free Talk for Writing Home-Learning units. The units are age-related but please pick and choose what is right for each child. They all include a model text which is also available as a streamed audio recording.|
MATHS ONLINE LEARNING WEBSITES
|Mathematics Mastery has downloadable guidance and resource packs for parents and pupils.|
|NRICH has a range of activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range.|
|The Hamilton Trust (Home Learning Section) has downloadable resource packs with teacher guidance. A week’s worth of resources is provided for each year group.|
|CBeebies Numberblocks has videos for numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6. There are fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play.|
|TopMarks offers a range of interactive maths games categorised by age group.|
|WhiteRose Maths has presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week.|
SCIENCE ONLINE LEARNING WEBSITES
|STEM Learning has 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.|
BBC Bitesize has interactive resources covering the Primary Science Curriculum.
HISTORY ONLINE LEARNING WEBSITES
|Delve into the Natural History Museum from home with a virtual self-guided tour of the galleries, an interactive experience about Hope the blue whale and audio guides narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
You can also try some activities at home.