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Children have been sent home with booklets full of activities for them to complete over the closure period. Children also have logins to their Purple Mash, Times Tables Rockstars and Mathletics accounts on which teachers will regularly set some activities to supplement these booklets. 

Please find below a list of some websites offering free or trial periods of their resources for use by children and parents at home. They have been broken down into different subjects but often websites do in fact cover the whole curriculum. None of these websites require payment to access so some of the obvious platforms haven’t been included but some may have premium resources that require payment. Some do require you to log in or create a free account to access their materials. This list will be regularly updated with more links as we find them.

 

For more detailed work please have a look at your child's class page on our website.

 

General

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, organised by American grading systems but still valid to use.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Huge range of different resources, educational videos and information pages broken down into Key Stages and year groups by subject.

 

https://tpet.co.uk/

Another huge range of free online resource packs printable for home use.

 

English

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/

A 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

 

Maths

https://mathsticks.com/my/

Online resources and print offs with specifically broken down keystage focuses.

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Times tables and number bond practice.

 

Science

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.

 

Foundation Subjects

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://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

 

ELSA

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/category/free-resources/

A range of ELSA resources that may be helpful to support children in the times ahead.

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