Rhododendron Walk, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 8PN

01344 882631

Ascot Heath Primary School

“Confident learners in a happy, safe and secure environment”

Useful resources

Oak Academy

Please follow this link to access the remote learning provided by Oak Academy:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-key-stage/key-stage-2

BBC

Link to lots of live lessons for all areas of the curriculum

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/primary-live-lessons/zmc9jhv

NRich

A useful website with lots of different maths activities, many of which can be done with the use of technology

https://nrich.maths.org/14600

Science/Nature

Live feed to Edinburgh Zoo.

https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/#pandacam - Edinburgh zoo

https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams - San Diego Zoo

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams - Washington Zoo

14  different child friendly experiments from Lava Lamps to walking on eggshells.

https://brightside.me/article/eight-awesome-scientific-experiments-for-kids-85405/

Science museum

https://learning.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/resourcetype/at-home/

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Keep reading stories with your children and enjoy as many books as you can. We understand though that sometimes it's nice for the children to listen to audio stories for those moments when you also have a lot to do or just need a break. Currently Audible have a selection of free books for children to listen too or World Book day have a selection of videos where stories are read. 

You can also access some books from the Oxford Owl. It is free to sign up to.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=Age+7-9&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=#

 

 

 

 

Computing

Purple mash is a fun online resource where children can learn basic IT skills as well as complete a range of activities linked to their learning in class. Go to https://www.purplemash.com/ahi You will need your username and password.

STEM

https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-computing-resources

Online computing tools suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2.

Barefoot computing

https://www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning

“Fun and creative activities, built by teachers to help you guide your child through fundamental parts of the computing curriculum without the need for screen time. They include everything you need to get started with activity sheets and accompanying materials.”

 

BBC bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4gsy9q

Learn about how sequencing, programming and making computers work.

This lesson includes:

Two videos to help you understand programming computers

Three activities to try out

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu

Creative computer programming

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making and coding.

Music

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ/videos - Music with Myleene Klass

 

Everybody likes a good singing session to lift the spirits. Berkshire Maestros are doing singing lessons every morning that you can join in with on YouTube. Join Bimbi for some stretching, voice warm up exercises and learn a new song to make you smile. 

BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcbkcj6/articles/z2mqw6f

Contains video for the children to watch on different elements of such as pulse, rhythm, tempo, melody, pitch etc.

Sing Up at Home

https://www.singup.org/singupathome

Link at the top of the pages with a whole bank of song lyrics and backing tracks.

Get Active

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ - P.E with Joe wicks

https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape - Dancing with Oti Mabuse

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga - cosmic kids yoga.

https://www.gonoodle.com - movement and mindfulness videos

Art

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub - lots of tutorials, often only a pencils needed.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids

Brilliant website updated with new activities

Includes new activities, things to make, videos to watch, games and quizzes, explore and a gallery of children’s work.

 

https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html

A National Gallery app for children for iPads, if available to families.

‘The NGAkids app provides an immersive experience as children visit a virtual art museum and explore a variety of works spanning more than 300 years of art history.’

 

https://www.npg.org.uk/learning/families/

The National Portrait Gallery website for family activities such as ‘Playful Portraits’, ‘Magical Journeys’ and ‘My Superheroes’.

 

https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/games-and-activities

Victoria and Albert online activities including ‘Design a Wig’ and ‘Minecraft World’!!!!!!

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/art-design/talking-textiles/what-are-textiles/

 

https://mrsmooresartpalette.weebly.com/online-art-activities.html

Includes links to art activity websites such as create a Jackson Pollack online picture and Keith Haring for kids.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/games/type/creative#filter

BBC website including a ‘Design your own Strictly Come Dancing outfit’ and ‘Design your own England Football kit’.

History

If you enjoy History, try the Children’s University of Manchester website and go on the Ancient Greece activities.

 https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk

 

PHSE 

COVID-19 Resources

Coronavirus - a book for children (suitable for 5-9) illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Dave the dog is worried about coronavirus– a book created by a nurse to help ease children’s fears about COVID-19.  The book is about Dave, the dog relaying his anxieties about coronavirus to an owl named Dotty, who is a nurse.  (EY, KS1 and lower KS2)

https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus-support/- website to support families and children during coronavirus

https://www.weareteachers.com/brain-breaks-for-kids/- lots of different ideas for brain breaks

How to look after your well-being

During remote learning

50 brain breaks activities

Keeping active at home

Spread the happiness - fun activities indoors

Yoga classes

Mindful colouring

71 healthy recipes to cook with children

Anti-bullying week alliance– lots of great activities linked to anti-bullying week

Oak Academy - KS2 PHSE lessons

Oak academy - PHSE lessons KS1

Oak academy - PHSE lessons - EY