On this page, you will find links to a range of websites which can be used to support your child’s learning.
Please note that during school closure, many tasks will be set via Purple Mash. For more information about the current activities your child has been set by their teacher, visit the appropriate year group page and view the ‘Current Learning’ section.
The Literacy Shed website contains an abundance of inspiring videos, images and other stimuli which can be used to spark creative writing: https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
The Literacy trust is working flat out on creating a comprehensive web portal built specifically for parents to help support children’s learning at home: www.literacytrust.org.uk
Scholastic Free audiobooks for children: www.scholastic.com
Audible have made all of their children’s stories free to listen to during school closures: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
www.storyNory.com This site offers free audio downloads of classic fairy tales, world fairy tales, fables, 1001 nights and more
https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/ Is packed with hundreds of free audiobooks, but many of the books and poems have free PDFs to download and print so that children can read along, highlight, and mark up the passage being read
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ An International Children’s Digital Library A library for the world’s children. This site contains thousands of books in more than 60 languages.
www.hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk CBeebies Story time is filled with free interactive story books and bedtime stories for young children and it is a great way to enjoy reading with your little one. The library is always growing, with amazing stories featuring all of the CBeebies favourites.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ is free to use during this self isolation period. Games and learning for all phonics phases.
On the White Rose Maths site, challenging problem-solving activities, similar to those which our pupils are familiar with experiencing at school, are available to access: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
Practise your times tables at TTRockstars: https://ttrockstars.com/
A variety of fun and challenging maths games can be accessed on the Topmarks website – ‘Hit the Button’ is a particular favourite:
BBC Bitesize has a wide range of high quality, age-appropriate resources available for every area of the curriculum: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary
Ted Ed has all sorts of engaging educational videos.
Activities and quizzes can be found on the National Geographic Kids site: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
www.Duolingo.com – Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Hone your 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) skills using TinkerCAD: https://www.tinkercad.com/
Geography Games: https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
The following document contains a range of ideas on how to keep active and engage in PE during school closures: