Here we will add to a list of recommended websites and Apps designed to support your child’s learning:

Useful website links for Early Years (Nursery and Reception):

Alphablocks – Watch as the letters of the alphabet tell stories and make words using phonics.

CBeebies – Help pre-schoolers learn whilst they play fun games, watch clips and sing songs.

Numberblocks – Learn how much fun counting can be with the Numberblocks.

YouTube – search for Jolly Phonics – Join in with the action, song and story for each letter of the alphabet.

Phonics Play – Interactive phonics games to help children learn to hear different sounds.

BBC Tiny Happy People – Develop your child’s communication skills through interaction and play.

Hungry Little Minds – Activities and games to try at home for 0-5 year olds.


Free Websites and Apps to support with Phonics and Early Reading

Letters and Sounds –

Letters and Sounds on You Tube

Phonics Play – 

Phonics Play Comics (phonics comics to read)

Fly Leaf Publishing (free books) 

Phonics Bloom –

CBeebies (Alphablocks)

Topmarks –

Teach Your Monster to Read –

Tricky Words and Sight Words Songs –

Oxford Owl – Free Online Books! –

Teach Handwriting – Cursive Practise –

Vooks – Storybooks Brought to Life –

Scholastic – Classroom Magazines –

Audible Stories – Amazon have free audible stories to stream

World of David Walliams – David Walliams is releasing an audio story from The World’s Worst Children every day for a month!


Free Website and Apps to Support with Mindfulness and Keeping Active

Cosmic Yoga – Yoga videos designed for children aged 3+

BBC Supermovers – Interactive videos to support with Maths, Literacy, PSHE and PE learning. Great for times tables – as well as videos just for FUN.

Smiling Mind – Short audio session to help with mindfulness

Go Noodle – Hundreds of ‘brainercise’, dancing, strength and mindfulness videos – as well videos just for FUN. More videos on their own website.

Premier League Stars – Videos and activities to support with Maths, Literacy, PSHE and PE.

The Body Coach TV – PE with Joe Wicks will be live on his YouTube channel every weekday morning at 9am!

Cbeebies Andy’s Wild Workouts – Andy travels the world to amazing places and learns to move like the animals he meets on his wild adventures. Can you adventure with Andy and learn some animal moves of your own?

Disney Exercise Sessions – There’s one for The Lion King, Moana, The Incredibles, Peter Pan, Mulan just to name a few.

Jumpstart Jonny – Fitness videos for children and young people

Childline – 

Young Minds –


We cannot take responsibility for any links that take you away from our school website so please be aware that you follow these links at your own choice.


General websites

BBC Bitesize – Free online study support for all school age pupils

Twinkl – Teaching resources and interactive educational games to play

Pearson – Teaching Ideas – interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups – huge treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects (Also holds links to games etc that are hosted by other sites) – lots of specific links to different sites that offer free resources or learning platforms – free online resource packs – free online home workbooks – free resource packs

Ted Ed All sorts of engaging educational videos

The Kids Should See This Wide range of cool educational videos

Premier League Primary Stars – Free and easy to use curriculum-linked teaching resources and interactive games

Crash Course Kids As above for a younger audience

Paw Print Badges Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors (Badges cost but are optional)

Toy Theater Educational online games

DK Find Out… Activities and quizzes

Education Quizzes – Teacher-written quizzes for all ages and subjects

BrainPOP – An animated educational site for children and young people

BBC Teach – Thousands of free videos based on the National Curriculum, arranged by age group and subject.

Education City –  Currently has lots of free resources for parents to access.

Khan Academy – Videos, articles practice questions and lessons.

Third Space Learning – sources/

Duolingo – Language learning website with lessons on 30+ languages.


Arts & Crafts

Tinkercad All types of crafts

Blue Peter Badges If you have a stamp and a nearby post box!

The Artful Parent – free art activities

Red Ted Art – easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree – Creative art and craft activities for young children – different activity ideas that involve creating or engaging with different things in your house or garden


Computing and IT Skills – Purple Mash login with your own details

Blockly Learn computer programming skills – fun and free

Scratch Creative computer programming

iDEA Awards Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online – online programme for teaching and developing touch typing – Fun lesson-based activities and interactive games, children can work together with their families to develop their computational thinking for free.


English – Oxford Owls online ebooks and activities – a new picture is shared each day to provoke discussion, debate or writing ideas

Cbeebies Radio Listening activities for the younger ones

Oxford Owl for Home Lots of free resources for Primary age – spelling activities with specialist resources for each year group

Stories – – teach your Monster to read – vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world – free online digital download of a specialist children’s newspaper – free resources linked to the books of Lindsay Littleson including The Titanic Detective Agency and Guardians of the Wild Unicorns – downloadable reading activity pack – a large range of free videos and short films that are then supported by questions and tasks underneath

The National Literacy Trust – A website to offer children and young people the literacy skills to succeed in life.


History and Geography

Forests for all activities – great range of ideas on their website!– Virtual Museum Tours! – Virtual Field Trips

National Geographic Kids – Amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography. – Geography games

BBC History for Kids – Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts about different stages of history.

NASA for Kids – Latest images, videos and news from America’s space agency

Google Earth – Create stories and maps. With creation tools you can draw on the map or add photos and videos

Woodland Trust – ties-self-isolation/   Nature-based activities to take part in at home

Adventure Journal – side-might-as-well-enjoy-this-list-of-animal-cams/ Live animal cameras from all over the world

Scouts – Ideas and activities for inside the home



Prodigy Maths – U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age – free access for 30 days, just make sure you cancel anything before the end of it!  – free online maths problems, more focussed at older children – online resources and print offs with specifically broken down key stage focuses – free online range of activities broken down into year groups and levels including Greater Depth – Maths link – Carol Vorderman’s maths site where children can watch maths videos, play games etc. – online interactive maths games


Science and Technology

Stem Learning Activities

Mystery Science – Free science lessons

Nature Detectives…/ – A lot of these can be done in a garden!

Crest Awards – Science awards you can complete from home – lots of science subject areas covered with resources specifically designed for primary age children (Other subjects are also available on this site) – lots of different and fun science activities you can do in the house or garden

The Happy Scientist – Fun ways to learn about science, including lots of different lessons and videos.

DAILY LIVE ACTIVITIESDaily Live Activities (April 2020)


11+ Practice 

11+ Free Familiarisation Tests from G.L. Assessment

CGP Free online 11+ 10 minute tests – select GL Assessment option

http://11+ tests. Click on 11+ tests – GL and other assessment providers – choose from Maths, English, Verbal Reasoning.                  You do not need to practice Non-Verbal Reasoning.