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

 

Free Websites and Apps to support with Phonics and Early Reading

Letters and Sounds – www.letters-and-sounds.com/

Phonics Play – www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm 

Phonics Play Comics (phonics comics to read)http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html

Fly Leaf Publishing (free books) https://portal.flyleafpublishing.com/learners-resources/ 

Phonics Bloom – www.phonicsbloom.com/

CBeebies (Alphablocks)www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

Topmarks – https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

Teach Your Monster to Read – www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

Tricky Words and Sight Words Songs – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMyssfAUx0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R087lYrRpgY

Oxford Owl – Free Online Books! – www.oxfordowl.co.uk

Teach Handwriting – Cursive Practise – www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/index.html

Vooks – Storybooks Brought to Life – www.vooks.com/

Scholastic – Classroom Magazines – www.classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Audible Stories – Amazon have free audible stories to streamhttps://stories.audible.com/start-listen

World of David Walliamshttps://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ – 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 www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga – Yoga videos designed for children aged 3+

BBC Supermovers www.bbc.co.uk/teach/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 https://app.smilingmind.com.au/ – Short audio session to help with mindfulness

Go Noodle www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames/featured – Hundreds of ‘brainercise’, dancing, strength and mindfulness videos – as well videos just for FUN. More videos on their own website.

Premier League Stars www.plprimarystars.com – 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 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06tmmvz – 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 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSknvkt_xCmdz-C0ttaAJc3HKLJT5RLAu – There’s one for The Lion King, Moana, The Incredibles, Peter Pan, Mulan just to name a few.

 

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 – full of all sorts that can easily be done at home!

Pearson https://www.pearson.com/uk/learners.html?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GBEDGN0320COVID – Teaching Ideas

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)

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

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

https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html – free online home workbooks

kids.classroomssecrets.co.uk – free resource packs

Ted Ed https://ed.ted.com All sorts of engaging educational videos

The Kids Should See This https://thekidshouldseethis.com Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course Kids https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids As above for a younger audience

Paw Print Badges https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors (Badges cost but are optional)

Toy Theater https://toytheater.com/ Educational online games

DK Find Out https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/… Activities and quizzes

 

Arts & Crafts

Tinkercad https://www.tinkercad.com All types of crafts

Blue Peter Badges https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges If you have a stamp and a nearby post box!

The Artful Parent https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/ – free art activities

Red Ted Art https://www.redtedart.com – easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree https://theimaginationtree.com – Creative art and craft activities for young children

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

 

Computing and IT Skills

https://www.purplemash.com/login/ – Purple Mash login with your own details

Blockly https://blockly.games Learn computer programming skills – fun and free

Scratch https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/ Creative computer programming

iDEA Awards https://idea.org.uk Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online

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

 

English

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ – Oxford Owls online ebooks and activities

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

Cbeebies Radio https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio Listening activities for the younger ones

Oxford Owl for Home https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Lots of free resources for Primary age

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

Stories – https://stories.audible.com/discovery

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ – teach your Monster to read

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

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

https://lindsaylittleson.co.uk/home/resources/ – free resources linked to the books of Lindsay Littleson including The Titanic Detective Agency and Guardians of the Wild Unicorns

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

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html – a large range of free videos and short films that are then supported by questions and tasks underneath

 

History and Geography

Forests for all activities – great range of ideas on their website!

https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/free-virtual-tours-of-world-museums-educational-sites-galleries-for-children/– Virtual Museum Tours!

https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic – Virtual Field Trips

National Geographic Kids https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ – Activities and quizzes for younger kids

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html – Geography games

 

Maths

Prodigy Maths https://www.prodigygame.com – U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age

parent.numberfunportal.com – free access for 30 days, just make sure you cancel anything before the end of it!

https://parallel.org.uk/  – free online maths problems, more focussed at older children

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

https://masterthecurriculum.co.uk/ – free online range of activities broken down into year groups and levels including Greater Depth

https://uk.ixl.com/math/ – Maths link

 

Science and Technology

Stem Learning Activities

Mystery Science https://mysteryscience.com – Free science lessons

Nature Detectives https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/ – A lot of these can be done in a garden!

Crest Awards https://www.crestawards.org – Science awards you can complete from home

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