Bug Club combines printed books with interactive eBooks games and reading comprehension and a unique learning platform If you have access to an internet connection at home, your child can log on whenever they want to, from home.
Requires your child’s personal login this gives our students the chance to take learning into their own hands, developing their autonomy, problem-solving and ability to work independently.
All children from EYFS (Reception) to Year 6 should have their own logins.
A really good website to check times tables knowledge.
A message about this free TWINKL acount
|As the Coronavirus spreads, we’re aware that more schools are closing and pupils’ learning is being disrupted. Parents, carers and teachers are looking for ways to ensure the continuity of education during school closures so that no children miss out on valuable learning time.
To support you during this period, Twinkl is offering every teacher in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. They are also extending this to every parent and carer in our school so our pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
You can use BBC Bitesize to help with your home learning homework, revision and learning. You will be able to find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.
Letter-join offers a wealth of handwriting resources including interactive features PCs and tablets as well as worksheets to help. Children will be given their user name and password / passcode.
This will open up Madam Dunlop’s very own YouTube channel from where you can keep updated with your French and Spanish learning.
NUMBER FUN PORTAL
The Number Fun Parent Portal is a powerful and creative learning tool specifically designed to use at home. There are videos, songs, games and activities that cover the breadth of the primary mathematics curriculum – and videos for parents to help them understand the newer ways their children are now learning mathematics!
We’ve made it as simple as possible for parents and children alike to find and use what they need.
EYFS Nursery Links
JUMP START JONNY to do Jump Start Jonny at home for FREE!
real PE at home includes an online programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together. It includes a programme specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is also great for family play and fun.
It also includes a programme for children in Key Stage 2, with daily and weekly guidance provided for both programmes (starting from next week) in addition to an option to choose your own themes and activities.
Best educational Netflix shows for Primary school
The only thing more curious than the bots are kids. Celebrity appearances and a music video at the end of each episode only add to the fun.
This science-based show answers all sorts of questions kids tend to ask.
Top scientists examine fossils found in Canada while looking for an elusive, new species!
This documentary explores the ocean depths and the creatures who live within.
This compelling documentary showcases some of the world’s biggest engineering achievements.
Five baby animals in different parts of the world grow up learning to survive the wild.
Observe different animals as they age from babies to adults.
When a science concept just isn’t clicking for your students … Ms. Frizzle to the rescue! Stream episodes on the human body, gardening, weather, and more.
If you teach about the ocean, chances are there’s an Octonauts episode related to your unit.
Have students compare the film version to the classic novel of the same name.
Based on the popular book series, this live-action sketch-comedy show brings important historical figures, like King Tut, Marie Antoinette, and Pablo Picasso, to life in an entertaining and hilarious way.
Feel free to share with other family members with children in other schools.
Early Years / Key Stage 1
Listening activities for the younger ones.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
Primary Key Stage 2/ Key Stage 3
Resources for English language learning
Online learning platform, Sumdog, has a number of engaging and challenging maths and literacy games that your child can use to enhance their learning at home.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.
No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
Lots of fantastic coding and unplugged computing activities
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level.
Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making and coding.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Science awards you can complete from home.
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
PixBlocks is an application that enables programming for people at any age group. It is a simple tool helping you to learn coding, regardless of the level of one’s advancement.
Code for Life
Code for Life is designed for students new to coding. This is where you will build up your ability until you are ready to advance to Kurono, where you can test your skills in Python.
Discovery Learning has a number of free resources as well as a paid subscription area.