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Useful Websites for Home Learning

General websites: 

YouTube:

Join Joe Wicks for a daily workout at 9am 

rock kidz live 2pm weekdays 

 

Other:

PurpleMash

ActivLearn 

TTRock Stars (times tables)

www.playhooray.co.uk/blog/news/play-for-all-ages - this site has 10 practical ideas for parents for reception and Year groups 1-6

www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools - twinkl has opened up their resources online to all schools and parents during this period

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-with-maths - lots of ideas for practical maths activities to do at home www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people/4-to-5-year-old-child-development-activities - provides short videos on games and activities parents can engage in with their child, many of which the children can then play on their own or with a sibling. www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies - Numberblocks - activities for children to engage in to continue with important number skills such as counting, number recognition, simple calculation.

www.backyardnature.org.uk – lots of ideas for children to get involved in looking for nature in the garden /yard. Make a bug hotel using empty cardboard boxes left in a corner, and then look to see watch is hiding after a couple of days. Look on the internet to find out the names of the mini beasts hiding in your garden.

www.woodlandtrust.org.uk / www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk for nature’s detective ideas and activities

 

English:

Blackout poems – https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/johndepasquale/blackout-poetry/

BBC Bitesize (Reception-Y6) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

British Library (Reception -Y6) https://www.bl.uk/

WordMania (An app for KS2)

ICTGames (Reception - Y6) http://www.ictgames.com/

Lovereading4kids (Reception-Y6) https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

Change for Life website (Reception-Y6) https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

 

Maths:

Short videos and activities covering the maths curriculum for KS2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39 (Years 3 to 6)  

www.mathplayground.com (Years 2 to 6)

games that support memory, such as memory matching games

https://www.education.com/worksheets/memory-games/ or ‘I went to the shops and I bought…’ https://www.teachingideas.co.uk/memory-time-fillers/i-went-to-the-shops..._ can help to develop children’s retention skills.

www.mathplayground.com (Years 2 to 6) Especially the Number Puzzles and Brain Workouts sections. Alternatively, select from the grades at the top of the page (Grade 1 = Year 2, Grade 2 = Year 3, etc)

 

internet safety: 

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/0-5 

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/6-10 

https://thinkuknow.co.uk/professionals/resources

 

DT:

KS2: https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.com/resources/challenge-cards.html  Dyson engineers have designed these challenges specifically for children. Ideal for home or in the classroom, they encourage inquisitive young minds to get excited about engineering.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6phvcw 

 

Science:

Families working together: https://seerih-innovations.org/science4families/ For more science experiments try https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/

 

PE

Physical activity ideas from https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

https://plprimarystars.com/for-families

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/physical-education-ks1-ks2-lets-get-active/z72yjhv https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2-physical-education/zj2n92p (Ks2)

 

History

The Historic England website contains an education section that includes: teaching activities, collections of educational images, downloadable resources, PowerPoints, worksheets and notes.

https://historicengland.org.uk/services-skills/education/

Learn about local and national heritage http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/

 

Geography:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zbkw2hv

https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/rivers-(1)/

https://getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/guides/understanding-map-scales/

 

Computing:

Animations and key information that children can work through. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zyhbwmn

BBC Bitesize – KS2 (Year 3, 4, 5 and 6). Animations and key information that children can work through. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvnrq6f

Code for Life (Rapid Router) Levels 19-79 for KS2 C

oncepts are taught as the children move through the levels. https://www.codeforlife.education/rapidrouter/

 

 

 

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