Home Learning

In addition to Google Classrooms, Espresso, TT Rockstars, Quizlet and our Core Knowledge material we are sharing these home learning resources/links to ease the pressure on parents and carers during these uncertain times.

Useful Websites

In addition to a daily English, reading and maths activity via Google Classroom we are providing parents and carers with additional home learning material, links and resources. Please use this to help with home learning.

Lock Down Learning Activities
Lots of links to really useful sites and activities to supplement our Google Classroom work.

David Walliams Audio Stories 
https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
Every day for the next 30 days David Walliams will be reading a short story that you can listen to for free!
 
White Rose Maths - Home Learning 
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
The White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8. We will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

BBC Bitesize - Learn & Revise - KS2
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn
Over the coming days and weeks BBC Bitesize will bring you daily content to help you with your education and wellbeing at home.

BBC Newsround
https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround
Help your children to keep abreast of the latest news in a child friendly format.

BBC Learning
bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Oxford Owl for Home
oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Blockly
blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch
scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo
duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Cbeebies Radio
bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives
naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Red Ted Art
redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

DK Find Out
dkfindout.com/uk/…
Activities and quizzes

Twinkl
twinkl.co.uk
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

Amazing Educational Resources
amazingeducationalresources.com/
Education Companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings that staff, parents and carers can access

Chatter Pack
chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning
Home Learning Resources list for schools and families

TTS - Learning At Home
tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html
Curriculum-focused independent learning resource with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared

Top Marks
topmarks.co.uk/
Helping teachers and parents save time finding excellent online educational resources

Khan Academy
khanacademy.org/
Daily schedules for pupils (4-18) to keep learning using Khan Academy during school closures

Home Learning UK
homelearninguk.weebly.com/parents.html
Resources here to support learning at home. The resources have been shared by educators and parents

Play Numbots
play.numbots.com/#/account/school-login/2715
From the innovators who bring you Times Tables Rock Stars, pupils can use their TT Rockstar login to access this highly engaging platform for learning to add and subtract. Play online or download the app.

Prodigy Maths
prodigygame.com/
Go online or down the app to play this engaging maths platform game.

Maths with Parents
mathswithparents.com
Providing free access to all there resources when parents set up a free trial. Thus will include free videos and activities for topics across the full maths curriculum from EYFS to Year 6. Videos of children to both support pupils' understanding and upskill parents who may not be familiar with current methods taught in school. Activities which are fun, require no special equipment and involve exploring maths around the home. 

Picture News
picture-news.co.uk/
Each week we choose a current news story, provide an image, a thought-provoking question and a variety of teaching resources.

If you would like to receive packs free of charge (each Friday at 7am, ready for the week ahead), please email them directly at help@picture-news.co.uk with ‘weekly packs’ and they will send across a new pack each week.

BBC Supermovers
bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers
Fun curriculum linked resources to get children moving while they learn. 

Joe Wicks
youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuxu3sLztrvWFehzv-LnR2c
Short energising workouts for kids.

Cosmic Kids
cosmickids.com/
A website for stories, yoga and fun.

World Book
worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=Mjk5MzQ6MTpJUjA5MjAxNjoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5NzoyMjE2Mjg4OjE6MTU4NDM4MDExMzA2Mjp1cw==
There are lots of free ebooks here. And audiobooks.

Researchify
researchify.co.uk/
Classic children’s books, free to read or listen to.
Norwich City FC - Community Sports Foundation App

https://apps.fliplet.com/norwich-city-csf-community-sports-foundation

Take on coaches challenges, quizzes, drills and much more.

Countdown Numbers and Letters Game

http://www.keystage2literacy.co.uk/countdown-letters-game.html#

One for the fans of the TV programme Countdown (adults you can join in too). You can play for fun or for points. For more rules, please click the ‘More Rules’ tab on the website
 
Hour of Code

https://hourofcode.com/uk

Try a one-hour tutorials designed for all ages.

Pete McKee’s Cartoon Workshop

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSRtXoaeseYGXzGb_yasSJ0HcIqf2S5IB

Learn to draw your own cartoon character.

The Literacy Shed
 
https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

 
High quality films and animations to support reading and writing.

Museums online

www.mentalfloss.com/article/75809/12-world-class-museums-you-can-visit-online

Access 12 of the world’s major museums all online.

Twinkl

www.twinkl.co.uk

Use for printouts. Free access to families during school closure.

Blue Peter Badges

www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

Start working towards a Blue Peter badge!

NRICH
https://nrich.maths.org/14600
Maths at home activities. Ideal for working on at home without a teacher.

Classroom Magazines
classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

 

Norfolk Libraries

Norfolk Libraries are starting a new, online book group for children aged 8-11. The first title will be announced onwww.facebook.com/NorfolkLibrariesUK on 20th April.

All of the titles will be free to download from using the Libby app on tablets/phones. You need a library card and PIN to be able to access the books.

Anyone who needs to join the library can do so by using this link, the details you need will be sent by email.https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/libraries-local-history-and-archives/libraries/your-library-account/join-the-library

If anyone has any difficulty downloading ebooks you can email mailto:libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk and we’ll do our best to help.

There’ll be a new book every 2 weeks. We’ll be encouraging to share their thoughts and reviews (via their parents) within this group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/574424336761359/, so they feel like they are like of a wider group of children taking part. They might even get their reviews published on our online catalogue or displayed in our libraries when we reopen.

 

Norfolk Libraries

Children can access a range of magazines online through the Press Reader App. They have a great range including: The Beano, Gaming Mags and Magazines about Animals. There is something for everyone.

Library cards are required – but it is all free!

 

Book Trust at Home

Children’s Laureate, Cressida Cowell, has partnered with BookTrust to launch Home Time, a hub of resources and activities aimed at families and children. Authors and illustrators will be contributing going forward with readings, web chats and lots of other fun tasks.

To see what’s on offer, visit: www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/

 

Literacy Trust Family Zone

The Literacy Trust’s Family Zone is a new web portal for parents looking for extra resources during this time. Divided by age group, there are lots of ideas and guidance for a variety of activities which will engage children while developing their reading, writing and language skills.

To see which resources are available, visit www.literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

 

Peters 100 Books for Parents

Peters Booksellers have curated a handy list of the most popular children’s books, all of which come with supporting activity sheets which can be downloaded to work on at home.

There are lists and sheets for all primary year groups, from reception through to year six.

Find them here: www.peters.co.uk/100-books-for-parents

 

Open University – Reading for Pleasure

Several reading for pleasure ambassadors from the Open University’s Research Rich Pedagogies team have put together a list of social media support available during the school closures. It brings together lots of internet resources and is a real time-saver if you need something quickly:

www.researchrichpedagogies.org/news-awards/details/social-media-support-during-school-closure

 

Collins Connect

For the duration of the school closures, access to Collins Connect is now free, with primary and secondary resources for subjects including English, science & maths. They also have eBooks & activity sheets: www.collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home

Music Project/Singing Assemblies
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6