Home Learning January 2021 Onwards
During the current school closure, each year group will provide a daily summary of activities that children can work on at home. These will be updated each week.
Most importantly, remember to read with your child every day!
Please find below lots more additional home learning ideas.
Example daily schedules
Department for Education list of resources
The government has released a list of resources that can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education
Activities for inside and outside
Mrs Ostersen is posting daily art activities for children on her Facebook and Instagram pages. Every post has step by step instructions and photographs to help you! There is a focus on recycling and upcycling, using materials that you already have at home. You can find the activities on Facebook @treefrog123 and Instagram @treefrogart. Happy creating!
Air Quality Explorers
A series of videos which set fun and educational challenges to educate children about the importance of good air quality.
Outdoor learning activity ideas
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.
Free science lessons
Science awards you can complete from home. Entry fees start at £1 per student.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
The national charity, MIND have also put together some information about coronavirus & your well being that you may find useful:
Curriculum resources and printouts
Petersfield Infant School Maths Calculation Guidance
High Frequency Words
Printable lists of high frequency words for spelling and reading.
Letter and Sounds
Printable flashcards and other resources for learning phonics.
White Rose Maths
A weekly series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.
Robin Hood MAT
A set of home learning projects which can be completed by your child.
Classroom Secrets home learning packs
TTS home learning packs
Currently offering a month of free access to parents – go to https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
They have free home learning pack downloads for all primary year groups, available once you have signed up.
Advice, resources and activities for supporting your child’s speech, language and communication needs.
Reception Home Learning Day 1 (Rebecca Underwood)
One day’s worth of learning for Year R children.
Third Space Learning
Sign up for a free account then download 6 weeks of quick, daily arithmetic questions to build number fluency and confidence with mental strategies.
Year 1 here: https://mathshub.thirdspacelearning.com/resources/1361/Fluent-in-Five-Arithmetic-Pack-Year-1-Weeks-1-to-6
Year 2 here: https://mathshub.thirdspacelearning.com/resources/1363/Fluent-in-Five-Arithmetic-Pack-Year-2-Weeks-1-to-6
Teachers’ notes, lesson plans, activity sheets and posters
Other education sites offering free trials
Petersfield Infant School interactive games
Several activities and interactive games sorted into curriculum areas.
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Educational online games.
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes.
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of educational videos for all ages
Crash Course Kids
You Tube videos on many subjects
Currently offering access to free eBooks for children
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Family Days Tried and Tested
List of free virtual tours of world museums for children.
Singing, dancing and other active ideas!
BBC Super Movers
Fun curriculum linked resources to get your child moving while they learn.
GoNoodle engages children with movement and mindfulness videos.
If you are looking for ways to keep active indoors – why not try out the wide range of workouts for children with the Bodycoach, Joe Wicks? The children love them!
Fun and energetic videos to get your body moving.
Selection of fun songs
Aimed at an older audience but you might find useful!
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.
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.
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.
All sorts of engaging educational videos
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
You Tube videos on many subjects
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
All kinds of making.
Resources for English language learning
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.