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Home Learning Websites and Resources
Please find below a list of some of the websites offering free or trial periods of their resources.
https://medium.com/pobble/simple-and-fun-non-screen-activities-that-children-can-do-at-home-115543cb3b9c - non-screen activities to do at home
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.
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ - National Geographic Kids explores the fascinating world we live in. Have loads of fun discovering incredible facts and information.
Live Streaming - Cultural
https://www.bklynlibrary.org/event-series/Virtual-Programming - Virtual story hour 3pm daily
https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalOperaHouse - Ballet and opera
https://www.youtube.com/user/ntdiscovertheatre - Best of British plays from Thursday 2nd April
Online Learning Videos / Lessons
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiai-MqUoEe-lQ2FbApQChw/playlists - Online lessons, including Maths and English, from Reach Online learning.
https://www.youtube.com/c/thetrainingspace - Writing lessons with Jane Considine
http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/ - Brilliant online maths lessons and activities with Gareth Metcalfe
https://radioblogging.net/ - Daily shows with interactive activities from Pie Corbett and others.
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ - Short Maths video lessons and resources
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
https://www.storylineonline.net/ - A range of stories online that are read by famous actors.
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/free-ebooks/nook-books/kids/_/N-ry0Z8qaZtu1 - 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.literacyshedplus.com/ - A range of free comprehension resources.
https://www.doodlemaths.com/ - our children have their own log in for this and for best access, download the app
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ - Excellent daily video lessons and resources
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.
https://nrich.maths.org/14600 - NRICH Activities, ideal for home learning.
https://www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/54433 - An excellent list of resources for Maths from NCETM.
https://garethmetcalfe.wordpress.com/2020/04/02/home-learning-lessons-plans-for-easter-and-beyond/ - Plans for Easter and beyond.
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
https://www.whizzpopbang.com/free-resources/?utm_source=Whizz+Pop+Bang+newsletter&utm_campaign=56753a9eee-Free+res+and+Corona+info+1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_50e1c70667-56753a9eee-132977317 WhizzPopBang is a Science Magazine - here are lots of home learning ideas to try out.
https://www.cheltenhamsciencegroup.co.uk/at-home Cheltenham Science Group activities to try at home
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
Drawing & Art
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/bp-drawing-tips-with-chris-riddell - Chris Riddell’s drawing tips
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zB6m1H7xBXs - A how to Toon live cartooning lesson with Joe Wos every day at 5pm on YouTube
https://gomersal.schooljotter2.com/our-classes/art-mrs-barrett - A primary school blog full of lovely art ideas
EYFS (Nursery and Reception)
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html - Free online interactive EYFS, Foundation Stage and Early Years resources, activities and games. Help your child with early learning goals.
http://www.primaryinteractive.co.uk/ - Activities to support all areas of Early Years Learning