Here are some useful sites to boost learning at home. Click on the images and links below to take you to the website page.
Here is the hyperlink for a website that provide a variety of activities, covering a range of topics.
On BBC Bitesize you will find videos, games and interactive learning tools.
Below are hyperlinks to a range of mathematical games that will help your child to become more fluent and confident in key mathematical skills.Topmarks has lots of good maths games that your children can play. Some of the games that we have been playing at school are: Hit the button and place value basketball
Please try to encourage your child to play on a range of games throughout the week.
Natwest Moneysense provides games, interactive activities and activity sheets for lots of money-based fun.
Literacy and Phonics
Below are hyperlinks that children can access from home and are familiar wiith.
Oxford Owl has lots of e-books for your child to read. There are also some maths and phonics games to play.
Try to encourage your children to do four reads a week.
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Below are hyperlinks for websites that you can access at home to keep your mind and body healthy and happy! On Zumos you can complete your daily diary, meditation and play some mindful games.The worry box on Zumos is still avaliable and teachers will be able to read and respond whilst we are not in school. You can get active on imoves and join in with a range of different fitness activities. Super Movers involves both learning and being active at the same time!
The Body Coach will be starting live exercise classes at 9am on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. The workouts will be available on his YouTube channel. The hyperlink below will lead you to his channel. Please ensure you supervise your child when using YouTube.
If you have access to a keyboard, your child can practise their typing skills using BBC Dancemat. Scratch Junior is a free app which is an introductory programming language that enables children to create their own interactive stories and games. Free computing apps that your child has used in school, these can be found on the apple/google store:
- Box Island
Scratch Jr free app to download on iPads.
Explorify is free to sign up to and amazing for Science discussion! Zoom in zoom out is a school favourite as is odd one out as there’s no right answer, you just have to reason!
STEM has provided ten free activities that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills. These activities are easy-to-resource and provide children with the stimulus to talk about the world around them.
Click on the link below to see a range of fun, hands-on activities for families to use at home, suitable for all ages from 4 to 16.
First News online publishes weekly newspapers suitable for children. Click the hyperlink below to read this week's copy of First News.
Read this week's copy of First News for primary aged children.