Online Learning Links

Please see below for some additional ideas of activities to do with your children. Please remember to have fun with them and reduce their screen time as much as possible.

Non-screen time activities:

Online Safety:

  • ThinkuKnow– a great website to work through age appropriate online safety activities with your children
  • BBC Own It!– Useful advice and games for upper KS2 children

Free to access online resources across all subjects:

  • LGFLLots of resources which are accessible without a login. Search by subject or key stage. As some resources are designed to be teacher led, a new filter has been added in the subject drop down menu, allowing you to select an option for Home Learning
  • Twinkl– Free instant access to all for one month of interactive activities, school closure resource packs, PowerPoints and worksheets across the whole curriculum. Go to twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
  • BBC supermovers– great ideas for learning whilst keeping your children active
  • Topmarks– interactive games and resources across the curriculum
  • ICT Games– interactive Maths and English games
  • Newsround– keep up-to-date with the latest news

Maths:

  • TTBlaston LGFL – choose your times tables to practice, you can use it without logging in
  • Times Table Rockstars– see inside your exercise book for your logins
  • Fabulous daily online Maths lessons from Gareth Metcalfe

 English:

  • Bug Club See inside your exercise book for your new login to these online reading resources
  • Phonics Play This phonics resource is used by teachers in class in Early Years and KS1. There is currently a free login offer: username: march20, pw:home.
  • Oliver Jeffers will be reading one of his books each day live online
  • Reading Zone Live– authors, writing and poetry
  • Spell Blast practise your spellings, you can use it without a login
  • Oxford Owl More free online books and learning activities

Computing:

  • Dance-mat Typing skillsthis is a great opportunity for children to improve their typing skills
  • Code Clubself-led coding projects using Scratch or HTML/CSS projects
  • Scratch– children can watch the tutorials and practise their skills. They can set up their own accounts with parental permission. For KS1 we recommend Scratch Junior which is a free app on iPads and tablets (but not PCs yet). You can view these free tutorials and activities to get you started
  • org You can use hour of code or sign up for a free coding course. These courses are self-led and age appropriate and are brilliant for developing vital debugging skills
  • Blocky Games
  • Raspberry Pi

Science:

Geography:

History:

Art and Creativity:

  • Red Ted Art
  • Toy Theatre
  • The Imagination Tree Anna Ranson who runs this site is one of our parents. She has written a guide for how to tackle having the children home and is rapidly working on another guide which is about how to design project based learning for open-ended and ongoing work they can do

Philosophy for Children:

The Philosophy man

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