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First Aid Champions

Create a new generation of lifesavers with your free British Red Cross first aid learning resource.

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Tasks & Activities

 Find a variety or tasks and activities, set by staff, that the children can do at home.

Key Stage 2:    Year 6          Year 5          Year 4          Year 3

Key Stage 1:     Year 2          Year 1

EYFS:     FS2          FS1

Whole School: Maths, Reading, Spelling & Grammar, Topic, Art & PE

Writing taskThis is a unit of work for writing to work through over the next couple of weeks.

Talk for Writing Home-school booklets

The units are age-related but please pick and choose what is right for each child.
They all include a model text which is also available as a streamed audio recording.

Foundation

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

 
Year 4
 
Year 5 Year 6 Year 6, 7 & 8
Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources. Backed by the Government, it has been created in response to the coronavirus lockdown.

Our online classroom offers free access to great teachers, delivering video lessons, quizzes and worksheets. Available for both primary and secondary levels, it covers a range of subjects. All of the lessons are ordered so your child can learn along a clear plan. We’ll provide new lessons and resources each week.

 

Foundation Stage Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

 

Year 4 Year 5 Year 6

Sites already set up and used by school

The 2 sites below are very useful for Reading and Maths.

Children have been given a log on for each and have been shown how to use the sites in class. 

Reading - https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk  
(Letter on how to use ORB) 

Maths - https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Home-educating? Bored of worksheets and work books?
Tune in for daily stimuli for Maths & English

https://tfwconsulting.wixsite.com/jamiethomas/blog

A great blog for activities in English & maths, as well as occasionally other subjects.

The concept is that each day we will choose a different stimulus that will drive the learning in maths and English.

Reading - Free reading and audio book resources

Teach Your Monster to Read - 

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

Click here for a guide to logging on.

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Audible
- https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
 

David Walliams - https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 

Write To Unite -

The world is a scary place at the moment. Social distancing, coupled with uncertainty, has made our lives very isolated very quickly. The news is constantly updating us on Covid-19; there's no escaping it.

Write To Unite has been created to combat this - we want children and adults of all ages to share stories and poems with the world.

Let's send messages of hope and positivity, to cut through the doom and gloom.

https://www.writetounite.co.uk/

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PE Activities - Provided by Active Schools 

We all know the benefits to our physical and mental health if we remain physically active and its great to see so much support for this. Staying active & healthy at home is important – to support parents with this we have pulled together a list of websites that are offering free resources. 

 

Joe Wicks (The Body Coach TV) - Starting Monday 23rd March I'm going to be hosting a free workout aimed at kids LIVE on my YouTube channel.

Daily Prayers - daily prayers rooted in the Sunday Gospel for families to pray together

In this unprecedented time of church and school closures, we have made some Daily prayers available through our website. There will also be a Sunday Liturgy added each week for families to lead at home.

- Daily Prayers

- Sunday Liturgy

- 15 Prayers for During School Closure

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Wednesday Words
 -

W/c 18th May

W/c 11th May

W/c 4th May

W/c 27th April

Things to do for parents and children

 

Letter from Bishop Marcus -

'How to Participate in the Celebrations of Holy Week, Sunday and Weekday Mass when remaining at home during the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic'

Websites offering free trials / lessons for children & families

 

Government list of online education resources for home education -

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

 

White Rose Maths - 

Currently used daily for Maths teaching in school

 

The White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five brand new maths lessons for each year group from Years 1-8. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

 

 - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

 

Pobble Writing based activities

Everyday Pobble365 are setting fun writing activities based on that days photograph.

Over the next week they will also begin introducing age specific activities.

- http://www.pobble365.com/  

  

Twinkl - Resources for all ages in all subjects

Twinkl are offering all families a Free Month of Premium use of their site.
They have a huge range of resources, made by teachers, covering all age groups and all topics.

To access this, please follow the link (https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer) and use the code: CVDTWINKLHELPS 

We then suggest you go to the Parents Hub to find resources: (https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents


Finally, there are also some ready made resource packs for EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

- EYFS School Closure Home Learning Packs

- Key Stage 1 School Closure Home Learning Packs

- Key Stage 2 School Closure Home Learning Packs

   

Scholastic - Free home learning packs with a range of resources

- Early Years Pack

- Key Stage 1 Pack

- Lower Key Stage 2 Pack (Year 3 & 4)

- Upper Key Stage 2 Pack (Year 5 & 6)

 

First 4 Maths - Maths resources created by parents 

These materials have been created to engage children in mathematics at home, in the event of a school closure. They are available as a free download in packs of 20 activities.

- EYFS Pack          - Year 1 Pack            - Year 2 Pack

- Year 3 Pack        - Year 4 Pack           - Year 5 Pack          - Year 6 Pack

 

Audible - Huge collection of free audio books for children

Audible are allowing kids everywhere to stream an incredible collection of stories in 6 different languages. All stories are free to stream on desktop, laptop, phone or tablet!

-https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

BBC Bitesize - Free to use activities for all ages and covering all subjects.

Key Stage 1  - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p 

Key Stage 2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

   

Phonics Play - Phonics resources for EYFS & Key Stage 1

Phonics Play are making their resources free to use. Children can use the site without parents needing to subscribe. Simply log in using the following details:

Username: march20
Password: home

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

 

Premier League Primary Stars - Fun, football based resources for all ages

PLPS are making all curriculum linked resources free to use without registration. These will cover English, Maths, Physical activity and Health and Wellbeing for Key Stages 1 and 2, with fun activities to keep children active and learning at home. 

https://plprimarystars.com/news/home-learning-activities-school-closures

  

DataCable - Educational ICT Company

DataCable have provided a list of free (and some low cost) websites offering resources for children while they are home learning.

- https://datacable.co.uk/remote-learning-resources

 

EDArcade - 100+ Games to Keep Your Kids Learning

EDArcade aim to promote learning through fun and engaging games. Rather than trying to cut down our kids' gaming hours, we instead harness its educational potential.

- https://pages.edarcade.com/about-edarcade

Leeds Rhino's Challenges -

Leeds Rhinos Foundation’s Partner Schools and Rugby League Development Officers, who work in over 120 schools in Leeds, have set the city’s children their own unique challenges to encourage them to stay active at home whilst the schools are closed due to the Coronavirus emergency.
 

Full playlist of challenges - 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKL6Lw9-d50&list=PLfRtjAE9m2kUAc8fj9gfqt8d0hULdpIoE

 

Challenge 1 -

– KS1 Goal Ball Game with Dane Weatherill
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKL6Lw9-d50&list=PLfRtjAE9m2kUAc8fj9gfqt8d0hULdpIoE&index=2&t=0s 

  

– KS2 Volleyball game with Dane Weatherill
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qE12Mv-UlBs&list=PLfRtjAE9m2kUAc8fj9gfqt8d0hULdpIoE&index=3&t=0s
 

YoutubeThere are plenty of amazing educational videos on Youtube that can be used as part of learning at home. Why not take advantage of these free resources to help your children discover more about a wide range of subjects and topics? (Click the image below)

50 Youtube Channels for Home Learning