St Anthony's Drive, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 8AB

0113 2716 963

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School

One world, one school

Home Learning

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  


Our Remote Learning Strategy

Independent Learning Projects

We have created a range of fun and enjoyable Independent Learning Projects. Encourage your child to have a go!

EYFS - Year 1

Year 2 - Year 6

Websites for Home Learning

Oak National Academy  -

Times Tables Rockstars -

Numberbots -

BBC Bitesize KS1 -

BBC Bitesize KS2 -

Phonics Play -

P.E with Joe -

Youtube Learn@Home -

Oxford University Press - Home learning resources -

Computing sites

Hour of Code - Computer coding for all ages

BBC Dance Mat Typing - a great way to practice your typing skills -

Cbeebies - Has a great range of games for EYFS and SEND children which are great for hand-eye coordination

BBC Bitesize has a great range of games for KS1 covering a range of subjects


Talk4Writing have created a set of Home school activity booklets for each year group that you can download by clicking on the links below.

Reception Unit

Join Mavis the magical cat in exploring a magical world. Written by Jane RalphsDownload it here.

Year 1 Unit 

Have fun with Sidney the Spider and his tale of friendship. Written by Alison CooperDownload it here.

Year 2 Unit

Discover what’s inside the magical box. Written by Emma CaulfieldDownload it here

Year 3 Unit

Join Professor Folklore in finding the truth about trolls. Written by Dean ThompsonDownload 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 PearceDownload 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 RichardsDownload 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 ThomasDownload 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 ThomasDownload 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

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: 

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. 


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


This link has lots of Change 4 Life activities that parents could use at home with their children.

Please take a look at our Remote Learning Policy.