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Learning Zone

Welcome to our Learning Zone.

3 steps to success

1. Below are some useful links which can support your child to practise the skills and knowledge they have been taught in school.

2. You can click on the Home Learning Tab at the top of the page which will direct you to the Astrea collection of things to do indoors.

https://myeds.co/f/7H9SQ493338T

3. You can click on this link which will direct you to the government list of online resources.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources

Reading Challenge

 

Dear Pupils,

Reading as much as you can will really help you with your work in and out of school. You can read story books, information books, magazines, leaflets, signs and even the back of cereal boxes!

Castle Bookworm.

 

Looking after yourself

14 day wellness challenge

Take the 30 day LEGO Challenge.

Please send in your photographs.

lego

 

Home Learning Packs- general (see class pages for more.)

https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-home-learning-pack/

https://www.teachingideas.co.uk/

https://plprimarystars.com/resources/football-fun-activity-pack?utm_campaign=1867544_homelearning_19.03.20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=edcoms&dm_i=3VTU,14108,537OR1,3WJHS,1

https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/indoor-activities-for-kids/

Scroll through our curriculum subjects.

All subjects

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach-

Free curriculum-mapped videos arranged by subject and age-group; Live Lessons presented by top BBC talent; educational campaigns including Super Movers and Bring the Noise.

https://www.educationquizzes.com/- The 3,000+ online quizzes are written by teachers to help children remember and revise what they are learning in class. Subjects covered: English, Maths Science, Times Tables, Spelling, English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, RE, Citizenship, Art & Design, Music, D & T, PSHE, PE, Spanish and ESL.

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/ – interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ – huge treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects. Also holds links to games etc that are hosted by other sites.

http://www.pobble365.com/ – a new picture is shared each day to provoke discussion, debate or writing ideas.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ – a huge range of different subjects and focuses, arguably the best host of any resource you could need. Have offered a free account in the result of school closures.

https://www.weareteachers.com/free-online-learning-resources/ – lots of specific links to different sites that offer free resources or learning platforms.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize – huge range of different resources and information broken down into Key Stages and year groups.

https://tpet.co.uk/ – free online resource packs.

Purple Mash

https://www.gonoodle.com/  – lots of online videos that help keep children active inside and also teach mindfulness and meditation

https://www.typingclub.com/ – online programme for teaching and developing touch typing

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/12/30-ways-to-get-creative-for-30-days-wild/ – different activity ideas that involve creating or engaging with different things in your house or garden

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home

https://vimeo.com/channels/picturenews

 

 

Art

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en-

Drawing lessons

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0872d0g

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/games-quizzes/street-art

https://www.coolkidfacts.com/famous-artists/

Design and Technology

English

Children’s audio books –

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

 

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

Phonics Play

 

BBC Phase 3 Phonics

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvq9bdm

 

All years

IXL Y6 Maths and English

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ – spelling activities with specialist resources for each year group.

https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ – free online digital download of a specialist children’s newspaper.

https://lindsaylittleson.co.uk/home/resources/ – free resources linked to the books of Lindsay Littleson including The Titanic Detective Agency and Guardians of the Wild Unicorns.

http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ – vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world.

https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Nature-and-Animal-Realm-1.pdf – downloadable reading activity pack.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ – free online books – brilliant if you can’t get to the library

www.pobble365.com

Elevenses with The World of David Walliams

Geography

Click on these links to have a virtual tour of a well  known site.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/pyramids-of-giza/

https://www.google.com/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/eiffel-tower/

https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

https://www.virtualangkor.com/360

https://stonehengeskyscape.co.uk/

https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

https://www.youvisit.com/tour/machupicchu

http://www.yougoculture.com/virtual-tour/athens/myth/acropolis

http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.html

 

Websites

https://www.ducksters.com/geography/

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/category/discover/geography/

https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/geography-for-kids.html

Fun Geography For Kids

History

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/horrible-histories

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2-history/zfbwhbk  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks1-history/z6h3jhv

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/general-history/anne-frank-facts/

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/tutankhamun-treasures-of-the-golden-pharaoh/

http://www.history-for-kids.com/great-fire-of-london.html

https://historykids.net/aztecs/

Mathematics

IXL Y6 Maths and English

Abacus Mathematics

https://ttrockstars.com/login2

https://parallel.org.uk/  – free online maths problems, more focussed at older children.

https://mathsticks.com/my/ – online resources and print offs with specifically broken down key stage focuses.

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html – a large range of free videos and short films that are then supported by questions and tasks underneath.

https://masterthecurriculum.co.uk/ – free online range of activities broken down into year groups and levels including Greater Depth

http://bedtimemath.org/fun-math-at-home

https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/free-resources?fbclid=IwAR1Q61-dyvyC02S2Nygrx78q02kFCLol8NxwReTeWfE5-3n-IV7NOK094tk

Maths homework grid – Y1 & Y2 Maths homework grid – Y3 & Y4

Maths homework grid – Y3 & Y4

https://www.themathsfactor.com/

https://www.mathschase.com/

Music

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ

 

Our assembly songs

 

Physical Education

Please click here to find PE activities to do at home

http://www.activefusion.org.uk/

Here is a link to the Joe Wick’s 5 Minute Moves

https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups

Body Beats

Science

https://www.stem.org.uk/remote-lessons?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_term=&utm_content=All%20remote%20lessons&utm_campaign=Resend%20of%20Remote%20CPD%20-%2002.01

Story of Flowers, a breathtaking botanical animation

https://www.stem.org.uk/in-school-activities

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/ – lots of science subject areas covered with resources specifically designed for primary age children. (Other subjects are also available on this site).

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/14/30-ways-to-go-wild-with-science/ – lots of different and fun science activities you can do in the house or garden

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/quizzes/what-is-an-equinox-quiz

Websites for parents – science

https://www.rigb.org/families/experimental

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalInstitution

 

Spanish

 Below are a couple of versions of the famous Spanish story Medio Pollito (Half Chick)

https://vimeo.com/15007234

http://talesandtravelmemories.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Spain.pdf

 

https://www.duolingo.com/course/es/en/Learn-Spanish

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish

https://play.fisher-price.com/es_ES/brands/laugh-and-learn/gamesandactivities/index.html

https://www.onlinefreespanish.com/

https://www.123teachme.com/learn_spanish/spanish_quizzes_for_children

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxsvr82

 

Early Years Spanish

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHicabXz9rUMWLcdMqBtbxQ