The Boy in The Dress - David Walliams
Times table practice
To help your children improve their times table knowledge below are some games they can play online.
White Rose Maths - home learning link
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
Useful PE websites
Active Blasts – Short activities to do in the classroom (must be logged in for link to work) https://www.getset4pe.co.uk/ResourceBank/ResourceCategory/1003
Active Families – Short activities to do at home during lockdown - https://www.getset4pe.co.uk/ResourceBank/ResourceCategory/1002
Bank of games to play in school or at home - https://www.getset4pe.co.uk/ResourceBank/ResourceCategory/1011
Lifes Little Bugs – Free KS1 wellbeing lesson plans and resources - https://lifes-little-bugs.thinkific.com/
Joe Wicks – Some good HIIT sessions for kids - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k
Jumpstart Jonny – Some great free videos for calming and energising – good link to dance/music - https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home
Cosmic kids yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Teach Active (Active Maths) – Free to use and good link with maths – Some great maths related games that get you moving and are specifically designed to do at home. Just choose year group, select an objective and choose a game that looks fun - https://www.teachactive.org/my-account/?code=81SOL – information on how to use this resource https://www.teachactive.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Homework-Guide-for-Parents-2020-1.pdf
Kids coach – fitness, workouts and wellness - https://thekidscoach.tv/
Moovlee – for EYFS – focus, meditation, yoga, fitness - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsSS5kMpKCaJ_HhTM9-HKHg/featured
Kidz Bop – Daily dance break - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMr-d2PLsO95ydptpBnsxdQNSKc9iUNU0
Disney shake up games - https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups
#This is PE – PE lessons at home - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYGRaluWWTojV3An2WEgsQ4qGFy_91jDL
Healthy eating - https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes#meal-ideas
Change4life - https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities
BBC Super movers – active lessons across the curriculum - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers
ActiveKidsDoBetter – active home activities - https://www.activekidsdobetter.co.uk/active-home
5 Things to do before you are 11 ¾ - https://nt.global.ssl.fastly.net/documents/50-things-activity-list.pdf
Youth Sports Trust – PE Games/Activities - https://www.youthsporttrust.org/primary-pe-activities
Tokyo Olympics – activities for the run up to the Olympics (if it goes ahead) - https://www.getset.co.uk/tokyo-ten
14 different child friendly experiments from Lava Lamps to walking on eggshells.
There is a lovely section with catch up curriculum Videos are worth a look .
with Professor Robert Winston and Imperial College
https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/free-resources ( has info for other subjects)
Lots for EYFS on this
This is more for teachers but has really good planning to supplement existing plans
Just love this website lots of great ideas for Physics .
This is a great site which recommends all of the below ;-
- BBC Bitesize have just launched special lessons for homeschooling
- STEM Learninghave created video lessons online, including live Q&A (some of the lessons have been created by me!)
- BBC Teach Live lessons
- The Oak National Academyonline lessons
- Science Sparks(including loads of challenges and periodic table of experiments)
- The Imagination Tree(craft and creative play ideas, including fab play dough recipe!)
- Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) resources for home learning
- ReachOut Reporter– topical news stories
- Topical Science Updates
- Great Science Share– a community of science sharing for children – an annual event each June
- Science Museumactivities to do
- The Royal Institutionactivities
- Mathslearning resources for home from White Rose
- nrich Maths
- Find out about real life scientists with Research Champions
- The Royal Society of Chemistry have excellent (and cross curricular) resources, including lots for Primary teachers
Brilliant website updated with new activities (Year 3 use the Kandinsky and Matisse 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’!!!!!!