Three useful summary sheets to help Parents/Carers:
- Supporting Young People Online
- ThinkuKnow Primary Parents Helpsheet
- Internet Matters Guide Online Safety
The following documents are great for supporting remote learning process rather than e safety. We hope they help you and your child.
Bug Club combines printed books with interactive eBooks games and reading comprehension and a unique learning platform If you have access to an internet connection at home, your child can log on whenever they want to, from home.
Requires your child’s personal login this gives our students the chance to take learning into their own hands, developing their autonomy, problem-solving and ability to work independently. All children from EYFS (Reception) to Year 6 should have their own logins.
Times Table Check A really good website to check times tables knowledge.
TWINKL A message about this free TWINKL account
As the Coronavirus spreads, we’re aware that more schools are closing and pupils’ learning is being disrupted. Parents, carers and teachers are looking for ways to ensure the continuity of education during school closures so that no children miss out on valuable learning time.To support you during this period, Twinkl is offering every teacher in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. They are also extending this to every parent and carer in our school so our pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
You can use BBC Bitesize to help with your home learning homework, revision and learning. You will be able to find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.
Letter-join offers a wealth of handwriting resources including interactive features PCs and tablets as well as worksheets to help. Children will be given their user name and password / passcode.
This will open up Madam Dunlop’s very own YouTube channel from where you can keep updated with your French and Spanish learning.
- Madame Dunlop – Señora Dunlop
- L’éléphant A French Nursery Rhyme
- Try some cooking in French With Madam Dunlop and My Little French Cookbook
- Spanish Quizlet: senoradunlop | Quizlet
- French Quizlet: madamedunlop Flashcards and Study Sets | Quizlet
One is for French and one is for Spanish. Quizlet allows children to play games while going over vocabulary that I have taught them.
Does your child love reading David Walliams? If so this is a link where you can hear David read one of his hilarious stories from World’s Worst Children everyday at 11am.
First story read was Spoiled Brad.
Hope you like.
TTS have created a curriculum-focused independent learning resources.
- Free download so print and share it with your pupils or send it electronically
- Created for teachers by teachers
- Includes activities for all curriculum areas
- Easy to use with all tasks explained clearly
- All activities help to revise and embed curriculum learning at home
- It is also mobile friendly
With a combination of independent and collaborative learning activities, the home learning books provide a great opportunity for parents to learn with their children.
- EYFS Activity Book to Print Off
- Year 5 – 7 Activity Book to Print Off
- Year 7 -11 Activity Book to Print Off
Number Fun Portal
The Number Fun Parent Portal is a powerful and creative learning tool specifically designed to use at home. There are videos, songs, games and activities that cover the breadth of the primary mathematics curriculum – and videos for parents to help them understand the newer ways their children are now learning mathematics! We’ve made it as simple as possible for parents and children alike to find and use what they need.
EYFS Nursery Links
- Hungry Little Minds
- Jump start Johnny to do Jump Start Jonny at home for FREE!
- CBEEBIES Games
- CBEEBIES Number Blocks Make and Play
- CBEEBIES Join in Number Blocks
- CBEEBIES Get Squiggling Letters
- JOJO Gnome Story Podcasts
Real PE at Home
real PE at home includes an online programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together. It includes a programme specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is also great for family play and fun.
It also includes a programme for children in Key Stage 2, with daily and weekly guidance provided for both programmes (starting from next week) in addition to an option to choose your own themes and activities.
Best educational Netflix shows for Primary school
Ask the Storybots
The only thing more curious than the bots are kids. Celebrity appearances and a music video at the end of each episode only add to the fun.
This science-based show answers all sorts of questions kids tend to ask.
Top scientists examine fossils found in Canada while looking for an elusive, new species!
Disney Nature: Oceans
This documentary explores the ocean depths and the creatures who live within.
This compelling documentary showcases some of the world’s biggest engineering achievements.
Growing Up Wild
Five baby animals in different parts of the world grow up learning to survive the wild.
If I Were an Animal
Observe different animals as they age from babies to adults.
The Magic School Bus
When a science concept just isn’t clicking for your students … Ms. Frizzle to the rescue! Stream episodes on the human body, gardening, weather, and more.
If you teach about the ocean, chances are there’s an Octonauts episode related to your unit.
The Who Was? Show
Based on the popular book series, this live-action sketch-comedy show brings important historical figures, like King Tut, Marie Antoinette, and Pablo Picasso, to life in an entertaining and hilarious way. The following list, which has been provided by our Partners ICT IN SCHOOL SOUTH TYNESIDE @the Word, are a selection of FREE online education resources.A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus. Feel free to share with other family members with children in other schools.
Early Years / Key Stage 1
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio Listening activities for the younger ones.
https://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!
Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Lots of free resources for Primary age
Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/ Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
https://toytheater.com/ Educational online games
DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk Activities and quizzes
Primary Key Stage 2/ Key Stage 3
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find Resources for English language learning
Online learning platform, Sumdog, has a number of engaging and challenging maths and literacy games that your child can use to enhance their learning at home.
http://www.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.
National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
https://www.duolingo.com Learn languages for free. Web or app.
https://mysteryscience.com Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com Wide range of cool educational videos
https://blockly.games Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
https://scratch.mit.edu Creative computer programming
Visit the website code.org
Lots of fantastic coding and unplugged computing activities
https://www.khanacademy.org Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.
Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
https://www.tinkercad.com All kinds of making and coding.
https://www.prodigygame.com Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
https://www.crestawards.org Science awards you can complete from home.
https://idea.org.uk Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
PixBlocks is an application that enables programming for people at any age group. It is a simple tool helping you to learn coding, regardless of the level of one’s advancement.
Code for Life
Code for Life is designed for students new to coding. This is where you will build up your ability until you are ready to advance to Kurono, where you can test your skills in Python.
Discovery Learning has a number of free resources as well as a paid subscription area.