Here is a list of links that you might find useful to support learning at home. Activities will appeal/ be suitable for different children, depending on their age, maturity, interests and sensibilities. Parents/ carers at home may wish to look at the links before sharing with children.
First News Online Activities 23.03.20
Oxford Owl for Home
Find a range of free e-books and activities. Activities and resources include reading, spelling and maths resources, as well as guides for parents.
Phonics activities for younger children to help support the learning of reading - free for the duration of school closures
Excellent creative writing prompts and guidance
Find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.
'Twinkl' (a subscription service for teachers) is offering free resources for children in the event of school closures.
Geography. Explore places around the Earth with these video clips. There are links to related resources on Twinkl.
NASA Kids' Club
Space buffs are sure to love the NASA for kids website. There is loads of information for children of all ages, with footage from Mars and the International Space Station to interviews with astronauts alongside all the latest news about the most recent space launches and developments. What’s even better is the large variety of games and craft activities younger children get to choose from. They can learn at the same time as having fun- it’s a win win!
Education Quizzes provides students with home-based support when using phones, tablets, desktops and laptop computers. It's an ideal opportunity to continue learning during school closures and self-isolation.
The National Geographic website is full to the brim with a vast amount of information on a whole host of subject areas including the environment, space, animals and even world music. A huge variety of photography is also available and would be great to help with projects and presentations. It’s the perfect resource for your kids if they are interested in all things science and want to learn more about the world that surrounds them.
Famous Museums - virtual tours
These 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (Video). Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.
Resources to help developing readers build phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills
Welcome to the home of Horrible Histories. Here you can watch episodes and clips, play games, and even sing along to your favourite Horrible Histories songs!