Useful Links For Home Learning

Please see below some very useful links that will help greatly with your home learning. Most of the links work on a laptop, phone and tablet so can be accessed very easily. We thank you for all the hard work you are putting in at home and hope this will help with ideas for making the learning fun for children and adults.
BBC Bitesize
The BBC have added lots of new content to their BBC Bitesize website, with activities, games and programmes aimed at specific age groups.

Phonics Play games for children still focusing on learning sounds and helping them read. Free while schools close.

Amazon has postponed all their subscription fees to thousands of audible books while schools are closed. A great way to unwind after a stressful day and listen to a fantastic story.


This series of twelve creative, inspiring and interactive films from World Book Day have been created to inspire all students aged 5-12, whether they’re reluctant readers or aspiring authors and illustrators! Featuring a sensational line-up of authors and illustrators. Every film comes with free resources too!
A comprehensive list of weekly activities being posted by well-known authors, along with activity ideas. The content is being updates regularly so this is a really good one-stop shop.

The Literacy Shed have produced a free reading comprehension packs for KS2 pupils. There’s a pack for each age group in KS2.

Oxford Owl: A helpful glossary of grammatical terms for parents
A new picture is posted every day with a story opening for children to continue; questions to discuss about the picture and a grammar-related activity. 
A range of reading, writing, phonics and grammar games and activities.

Times Tables Rockstars. A great way to improve our times table knowledge by playing games independently or competing against people from all around the country. (Could even Skype other children at this time to organise little competitions as they are always popular in class) Your children already have login data and are very good at remembering it. If not, drop an email to and they can pass a message on to someone who can find out your child’s details.

Linked to Times Tables Rockstars but focusing on addition and subtraction. Same login details as well. This is a free version while schools are closed.

Fancy doing things a bit different to the usual Maths and English? STEM is a website full of ideas to really engage children in a creative way from art to engineering type activities.


Videos and lessons for each year group


Daily 10 has maths 10 questions on a range of maths concepts, you can choose which level you want to work at Level 1 is Y1 and Level 6 is Y6
A multiple choice game which can give children confidence in the four arithmetic operations
Wider Curriculum

Resources made by teachers for every area of the curriculum for every age of school.

The RSPCA have created a bank of free resources to do with your children at home all linked to animal welfare. 

Sing Up have added a new section to their website, open and free to families. Check it out for lots of new song ideas. There are silly songs, relaxing songs, songs to get you moving and songs to make you feel happy. They have a whole range of songs linked to different curriculum topics and they have lots of suggestions for other activities linked to the songs and lyrics.

This supports creative computer programming. Children / young people can play games that others have created in Scratch or go to the Create area to make their own. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. There are tutorials to help. Scratch 3 needs Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge to work.

Each morning Joe Wicks will lead a 30 minute P.E lesson for all ages. Something you could all do as a family. If you can’t watch at 9am then it is streamed on his Youtube Channel.


Chance To Shine Cricket - Fundamental cricket skills 
England Athletics  The videos demonstrate parents and children (aged 4-11) taking part in FUN activities based on fundamental core movement skills: running, jumping and throwing:
Team Bath - University of Bath -   (Jess Clements  supports our G&T Days) and these videos demonstrate some simple fundamental ideas:
Netball - England Netball have published a video each day 'Netball v Covid 19' using their development officers from around the country demonstrating various skills: