In the event of another school closure, we have prepared some resources that will help you help your child continue their learning at home. We have created a learning platform for each year group via Google Classrooms. We have also listed a range of websites that we feel will also be useful.
Home Reading SEND Home Learning Place2Be
Independent Learning Projects
We have created a range of fun and enjoyable Independent Learning Projects. Encourage your child to have a go!
Websites for Home Learning
Oak National Academy - https://www.thenational.academy/
Times Tables Rockstars - https://ttrockstars.com/
Numberbots - https://play.numbots.com/#/account/search-school
BBC Bitesize KS1 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p
BBC Bitesize KS2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn
Phonics Play - https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
P.E with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6r99N3kXME
Youtube Learn@Home - https://learnathome.withyoutube.com/
Oxford University Press - Home learning resources - https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/school-closure-resources/?region=uk
Hour of Code - Computer coding for all ages - https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn
BBC Dance Mat Typing - a great way to practice your typing skills - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr
Cbeebies - Has a great range of games for EYFS and SEND children which are great for hand-eye coordination - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles
BBC Bitesize has a great range of games for KS1 covering a range of subjects - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/collections/primary-games/1
Talk4Writing have created a set of Home school activity booklets for each year group that you can download by clicking on the links below.
Join Mavis the magical cat in exploring a magical world. Written by Jane Ralphs. Download it here.
Year 1 Unit
Have fun with Sidney the Spider and his tale of friendship. Written by Alison Cooper. Download it here.
Year 2 Unit
Discover what’s inside the magical box. Written by Emma Caulfield. Download it here.
Year 3 Unit
Join Professor Folklore in finding the truth about trolls. Written by Dean Thompson. Download it here.
Year 4 Unit
Find out what the King of the Fishes is wishing for and write and publish your own wishing story. Written by Jo Pearce. Download it here.
Year 5 Unit
Playing a mysterious game resulted in a big problem. Discover what it was and write and publish your own finding tale. Written by Maria Richards. Download it here.
Year 6 Unit
Doors open a world of possibility and a whole range of writing opportunities. Explore these possibilities and write your own engaging portal story. Written by Jamie Thomas. Download it here.
Years 6, 7 & 8 Unit
Working at greater depth: Doors open a world of possibility and a whole range of writing opportunities. Hone up your creative writing skills and write your own portal story. Written by Jamie Thomas. Download it here.
As well as these websites don't forget to take a look at our very own Independent Learning Projects which you can find on the home page.
Keep checking back as we will continue to add more.
Google Classroom and Tapestry help
If you require login and password details for your child's account please email:
and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
When emailing, please ensure you include your child's full name and year group. If you have previously submitted a form and not received details yet, it may be because the email address you provided was incorrect, so please email again.
When looking for the classroom, search for Google Classroom in the internet search bar or click on this link: https://classroom.google.com/
EYFS Home Learning
For our younger learners (EYFS) we will be adding tasks to Tapestry. Most parents will already have a login and can access the app. If you do not have login details then please fill in the form and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
PARENT SUPPORT FOR HOME-LEARNING:
Education Endowment Fund have just published some new advice around teaching and learning during the COVID-19 crisis. This is generic advice for supporting all children in learning at home - both with and without special or additional needs. Some key principles to bear in mind are
- Develop a routine
- Be consistent
- Little and often
- Success breeds success
- Have fun
- Five principles to support home learning (for parents)
Please take a look at our Remote Learning Policy.