Link to lots of live lessons for all areas of the curriculum
Times table practice
To help your children improve their times table knowledge below are some games they can play online.
White Rose home learning videos.
A useful website with lots of different maths activities, many of which can be done with the use of technology.
Top marks is a great website with some fun maths games, that help to practise those skills the children need in KS2. Including times tables, ordering, sequencing, + and -, money and shape, telling the time
Live feed to Edinburgh Zoo.
https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams - Washington Zoo
14 different child friendly experiments from Lava Lamps to walking on eggshells.
Below are some activity ideas that you can do while reading a book.
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.
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.
Online computing tools suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2.
“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.”
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
Creative computer programming
All kinds of making and coding.
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.
Contains video for the children to watch on different elements of such as pulse, rhythm, tempo, melody, pitch etc.
Sing Up at Home
Link at the top of the pages with a whole bank of song lyrics and backing tracks.
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
https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub - lots of tutorials, often only a pencils needed.
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.
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.’
The National Portrait Gallery website for family activities such as ‘Playful Portraits’, ‘Magical Journeys’ and ‘My Superheroes’.
Victoria and Albert online activities including ‘Design a Wig’ and ‘Minecraft World’!!!!!!
Includes links to art activity websites such as create a Jackson Pollack online picture and Keith Haring for kids.
BBC website including a ‘Design your own Strictly Come Dancing outfit’ and ‘Design your own England Football kit’.
If you enjoy History, try the Children’s University of Manchester website and go on the Ancient Greece activities.
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
During remote learning
Anti-bullying week alliance– lots of great activities linked to anti-bullying week