Home Learning

Online Safety Remote Learning A Guide for Parents 25.03.20

Below are some websites that you can access from home to help you with your learning:

Purple Watermelon

Purple Watermelon

Purple Watermelon is a site created by four Essex Headteachers that provides engaging ideas, challenges, mindfulness and assemblies to help parents.

Robin Hood MAT Learning Projects

https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/

Seven weeks worth of learning projects which cover a range of subject areas for each year group.

 

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/coach/welcome

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.

 

BBC Learning

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

 

Blockly

https://blockly.games/

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com/lessons?content_type=animations&direction=desc&sort=publish-date&user_by_click=student

All sorts of engaging educational videos

 

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com/

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com/

Free science lessons

 

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com/

Wide range of cool educational videos

 

Crash Course Kids

https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids?app=desktop

You Tube videos on many subjects for a younger audience

 

iDEA Awards

https://idea.org.uk/

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

 

Paw Print Badges

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk/

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors.

 

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com/

All kinds of making.

 

Prodigy Maths

https://www.prodigygame.com/

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

 

Nature Detectives

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!

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming!

 

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.

 

Toy Theater

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

 

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents

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.

 

Other ideas:

30 Day Lego Challenge: https://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/free-printable-30-day-lego-challenge-instant-download/