Home Learning

Home Learning

Please scroll down to find lots more home learning ideas.

During the school closure, each year group will provide a daily summary of activities that children can work on at home. We will not be setting activities during the Easter holidays from 6-19 April. Weekly planning for each year group will be posted by 12 noon every Sunday.

Click below for year group daily summaries:
Year R  Year 1  Year 2

Most importantly, remember to read with your child every day!

Example daily schedules

Schedule 1
Schedule 2

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

Home Challenges
100 things to do indoors

 

Treefrog Art

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!

Woodland Trust 
http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/
Outdoor learning activity ideas

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Home resources to encourage fun and active outdoor learning:
Maps | Scavenger Hunt | Weather

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home. Entry fees start at £1 per student.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

MIND
The national charity, MIND have also put together some information about coronavirus & your well being that you may find useful:
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

Curriculum resources and printouts

Digraph Rhymes
Letter formation
Teddy words

Petersfield Infant School Maths Calculation Guidance
http://petersfieldinfantschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Petersfield-Infant-Calculation-Guide-2019.pdf

High Frequency Words
http://www.highfrequencywords.org/
Printable lists of high frequency words for spelling and reading.

Letter and Sounds
http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/
Printable flashcards and other resources for learning phonics.

White Rose Maths
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
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
https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/#parents
A set of home learning projects which can be completed by your child.

Classroom Secrets home learning packs
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

TTS home learning packs
https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html

Twinkl
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.

Speech Link
https://speechandlanguage.info/parents
Advice, resources and activities for supporting your child’s speech, language and communication needs.

Reception Home Learning Day 1 (Rebecca Underwood)
https://sellfy.com/p/gnr79m/
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

Egmont Publishing
https://www.egmont.co.uk/teacher-librarian-resources/
Teachers’ notes, lesson plans, activity sheets and posters

Other education sites offering free trials

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

https://www.mathletics.com/uk/

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

https://parent.numberfunportal.com/

 

Computer-based activities

Petersfield Infant School interactive games
http://petersfieldinfantschool.co.uk/interactive-games/
Several activities and interactive games sorted into curriculum areas.

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Blockly
https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games.

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes.

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of educational videos for all ages

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
You Tube videos on many subjects

World Book
https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/#!/bookshelf
Currently offering access to free eBooks for children

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Family Days Tried and Tested
https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/free-virtual-tours-of-world-museums-educational-sites-galleries-for-children/
List of free virtual tours of world museums for children.

Singing, dancing and other active ideas!

BBC Super Movers
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers
Fun curriculum linked resources to get your child moving while they learn.

GoNoodle
https://www.gonoodle.com/
GoNoodle engages children with movement and mindfulness videos.

Joe Wicks
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!
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=joe+wicks+workoputs+for+children

Jumpstart Jonny
Fun and energetic videos to get your body moving.
https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home 

Jack Hartmann
Selection of fun songs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVcQH8A634mauPrGbWs7QlQ

Aimed at an older audience but you might find useful!

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org
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.

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
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.

Futurelearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
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).

Seneca
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Openlearn
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
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.

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.