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Home Learning

Online Learning Resources

When you use online learning resources they are often split into Key Stages. These are: EYFS (nursery and reception), KS1 (Years 1-2) and KS2 (Years 3-6). Please select the resources which are appropriate for your children.

Please download the Suggested Routine below to help maintain family routines and learning.

Reading Resources for all

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl gives free access to e-books which children can read with you or independently online. There is also a handy phonics guide and videos that can be used to support children’s phonics learning.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading/

Storyline Online

A range of stories online that are read by famous actors.

Barnes and Noble

A book selling site but if you register there are loads of ‘Book Nook’ books which can be downloaded for free. There is a huge range from Disney themed books to young adult novels.

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/free-ebooks/nook-books/kids/_/N-ry0Z8qaZtu1

EYFS (Nursery and Reception)

Crickweb | Early Years
Free online interactive EYFS, Foundation Stage and Early Years resources, activities and games. Help your child with early learning goals.
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

Primary Early Years (and Other) Interactive Games
Activities to support all areas of Early Years Learning
http://www.primaryinteractive.co.uk/

KS1 (Year 1 and 2)

Crickweb | KS1 Literacy
15 Key Stage 1 Literacy interactive teaching resources for Primary/Elementary Schools. English educational kids games and activities for your IWB, PC or Mac.
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1literacy.html

Storynory – Free Audio Stories for Kids
Storynory’s actors read myths, fairy tales, and original series.
https://www.storynory.com/

Cool Math Games – Free Online Math Games, Cool Puzzles
Coolmath was designed for the frustrated, the confused,the bored students of the world who hate math and for math geeks of the world who love all things math.
https://www.coolmathgames.com/

Thinkuknow – home
Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people from Think U Know. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Home Page : nrich.maths.org
Finding your home on NRICH. We have homes for students of different ages, teachers and parents/carers. The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners.
https://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

KS2 (Year 3-6)

BBC – KS2 Bitesize – Home
This has links to all subjects for primary school aged children with areas to learn and revise. It has areas with explanations and definitions and videos to support learning.

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

Punctuation, English Games for 7-11 Years – Topmarks
Trapped – Punctuation. Three punctuation games where you need to punctuate paragraphs and sentences to gain the Key of Freedom to escape from the tower.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/punctuation

Thinkuknow – home
Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people from Think U Know. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming and other forms of online communication
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Crickweb | KS2 Literacy
Free Interactive Primary or Elementary Key Stage 2 ages 6-11 years, Literacy and English Teacher Resources and fun Kids Games. English learning as a second language.
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

Home Page : nrich.maths.org
Finding your home on NRICH. We have homes for students of different ages, teachers and parents/carers. The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners.
https://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

General

Planets For Kids – Solar System Facts and Astronomy
Welcome to Planets for Kids I really hope you enjoy the information that I have provided on this website. You will find lots of information about our solar system.
https://www.planetsforkids.org/

National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids explores the fascinating world we live in. Have loads of fun discovering incredible facts and information.
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Top Marks

Top Marks has links for all subjects and is split into key stages. There is also a useful parents zone where there is advice and ideas for parents https://www.topmarks.co.uk/parents/ There are some great interactive resources that can be used on tablets too.

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

Woodlands Homework Help 

Woodlands site has different zones for some foundation subjects (History, Geography, RE, Art and Science) and core subjects (English and Maths). Different topics can be explored too http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

The following list of resources are organised by subject area.

General

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/ – interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ – huge treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects. Also holds links to games etc that are hosted by other sites.

http://www.pobble365.com/ – a new picture is shared each day to provoke discussion, debate or writing ideas.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ – a huge range of different subjects and focuses, arguably the best host of any resource you could need. Have offered a free account in the result of school closures.

https://www.weareteachers.com/free-online-learning-resources/ – lots of specific links to different sites that offer free resources or learning platforms.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize – huge range of different resources and information broken down into Key Stages and year groups.

https://tpet.co.uk/ – free online resource packs.

English

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ – spelling activities with specialist resources for each year group.

https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ – free online digital download of a specialist children’s newspaper.

http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ – vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world.

https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Nature-and-Animal-Realm-1.pdf – downloadable reading activity pack.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ – free online books – brilliant if you can’t get to the library

Maths

CanDo Maths Workouts. You can access these resources (with more to come) FREE from Buzzard Publishing at this link https://buzzardpublishing.com/product/candomaths-workouts-homelearning/

https://www.doodlemaths.com/ – our children have their own log in for this and for best access, download the app

https://mathsticks.com/my/ – online resources and print offs with specifically broken down key stage focuses.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button – times tables and number bond practice

https://ttrockstars.com/ – Free access for all schools closed due to coronavirus

Science

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/ – lots of science subject areas covered with resources specifically designed for primary age children. (Other subjects are also available on this site).

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/14/30-ways-to-go-wild-with-science/ – lots of different and fun science activities you can do in the house or garden

Foundation Subjects.

https://www.gonoodle.com/  – lots of online videos that help keep children active inside and also teach mindfulness and meditation

https://www.typingclub.com/ – online programme for teaching and developing touch typing

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/12/30-ways-to-get-creative-for-30-days-wild/ – different activity ideas that involve creating or engaging with different things in your house or garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w&safe=active – Joe Wicks has recorded various 5 minute fitness activities aimed at primary school children

https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home – some videos are free – dances, workouts, fitness challenges