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Home Learning Activities - Websites and Ideas

During any period of self isolation, we would expect the culture of learning to continue in every home. In addition to the specific learning set by each class teacher, we would reccomend the following websites used within school for activities:

TT RockStarshttps://ttrockstars.com/

Spelling Shedhttps://www.spellingshed.com/en-gb

Purple Mashhttps://www.purplemash.com/sch/stonegate

Mrs Seakins' KS2 Book Club

Language Sites

Les salutations - practice speaking powerpoint/video in which i talk through some basic greetings for children to try.  (revision)

Cooking in French  - a yogurt gateau


French websites


Username:  beaconcrow

password: 20twenty

Then: click on beginner , click on French flag, then choose a topic.  (year 1 and 2 can choose 'les bases' which teaches colours and numbers 1-10)

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

Science and Geography Activities

Nature Detectiveshttps://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

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

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

Crest Awards - https://www.crestawards.org/
Science awards you can complete from home.

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

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

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

General Activities

FREE online education resources include:

Twinkl - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

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This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

DK Find Outhttps://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac
Activities and quizzes

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

Body Coach -  https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 

Workouts which are accessible via YouTube. It has some great fitness workouts for children. 

Maths Activities

Corbet Maths - https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/                                                                                               Daily maths challenges for pupils in KS2

Prodigy Mathshttps://play.prodigygame.com/
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Literacy Activities

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

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

Creative Sites

Practice your Drawing and Painting - https://m.facebook.com/comepaintwithjames/ 

 Practice your Drawing and Painting - http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

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

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

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

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

Toy Theaterhttps://toytheater.com/
Educational online games


The Kids Should See Thishttps://thekidshouldseethis.com/
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course Kids - https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
Wide range of cool educational videos

Computer Programming Sites

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Creative computer programming

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