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Jesus said, "Love one another as I have loved you." John 13 34-35
Home School Learning March - July 2020
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Websites to use across all ages
You do not need a computer for all the activities, so there should be something for everyone.

Do not forget, you also have access to clicker at home!
Non-screen activities
All Subject areas
Puffins School - activities to spark the imagination at home.
Eat Farm Now - stories behind food - podcasts, blogs and videos created by farmers, chefs, journalists, - about real, on-the-ground, muddy-boots stories from people on farms.
Home Learning Directory - links to many websites with free resources and HL ideas
Classroom Secrets
ICT games
Primary Stars - free home learning activities for school closures
Blue Kite Academy Trust - learning platform for parents/ pupils
Cricksoft - free clicker access for home - chose clicker home for primary school.
ABC Does - mainly EYFS - some lovely ideas for the younger children in school.
Education Minecraft
Harry Potter at Home Just Launched, bringing Hogwarts to you - register and have access to lots of activities linked to Harry Potter.
The National Academy/ Lesson around all areas of leaning - teachers may signpost you here for specific lessons.
Government and Educational Trust Advice
Coronavirus (COVID 19): online education resources
E-bug: A website from Public Health England - fun games and teaching resources about microbes and antibiotics
Guidance on supporting children age 2-4
Guidance on supporting primary school children
Guidance on supporting children with SEND
Education Endowement Foundation - support resources to share with parents
Internet Matters - more parent support and tips for home learning.

Mental Health Awareness Week (18 - 24th May)
Oliver Jeffers - Oliver Jeffers has a collection of books on his website in the Stay at Home Story Time section - staying safer together (but apart)
Phonics Play
Phonics Bloom
Literacy Trust
Oxford Owl - you will need to register as a parent - free access to e-book library
BBC Bitesize
World Book Day - lots of creative activities
Scholastic Learn At Home
Get Epic get 30 trial gaining access to a fantastic digital library.
Borrow Box - download the app to gain access to a library on line
British Library - free website of activities created by the British Library
You Tube - poetry with the Author Michael Rosen reading and performing his poetry and stories.
Story online - listen to stories read to you by famous actors
Literacy Trust - A free download to all parents of this lovely Book of HOPES
First News - @FirstNews is offering children a free digital download of its weekly newspapers for a short while - if you have an amazon account then you can sign up for a 30 day free trial to audio books - free to stream on Alexa.
CBeebies - join the cbeebies to listen to and watch a wide range of stories
Book Trust
Phonics Hero - get your free trial
Gruffalo Facebook page - Join Julia Donaldson as she sings the story 'A Squash and a Squeeze'.
Anna McNuff’s instagram stories - Look out for Anna McNuff’s instagram stories takeover on @WalkerBooksUK as she talks about her new book, 100 Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up. by Anna McNuff
Walker books on YouTube - The perfect place to find readings, activities and more to keep your little ones entertained.
Picture Book Party - Chris Haughton is keeping kids across the world busy with his read-alongs, live art tutorials, and activities.
Story Time

School Readers Storytime Lots of links story videos on You Tube

Puffin Podcast - A new 3-part Puffin Podcast series will launch on Sunday 19th April (via Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Acast and YouTube Kids), where comedian, childrens author and YouTube personality Humza Arshad hosts laugh-out-loud stories, games and jokes guaranteed to give you the giggles!

You Tube - poetry with the Author Michael Rosen reading and performing his poetry and stories.

Story online - listen to stories read to you by famous actors on Storyline online.

Gruffalo Facebook page - Join Julia Donaldson as she sings the story 'A Squash and a Squeeze'.

The World of David Walliams - Listen as David Walliams read his fantastic Novels.

Follow Me, Flo! by Jarvis - You can watch Jarvis sharing his story here
Numberblocks Cbeebies - good resource with videos and activities for EYFS and KS1 children.
Maths on Toast - activities, resources, games and films for fun Maths at home
Maths Life - maths activities and challenges without worksheets! 10 Family Card Games That Support Early Math Skills (attached the pdf of the card game booklet)- card games are great way to enjoy family fun while also building math skills - all you need is a deck of playing cards!
Oragami and Paper Wizards - Fold Some Maths into Your Day! These activities can be done with whatever paper is available - scrap paper, newspapers, or magazine pages would work
Online Maths Dictionaries: Maths Is Fun and Cool Maths
National Numeracy - Practical maths to do at home
White Rose Maths
NNC Bitesize
Cool Maths 4 Kids
Maths Frame
Top Marks
Primary Resources
The Maths Factor
Maths is Fun
Maths Playground
I See Maths for KS2 - click on the link then go to the home learning tab at the top and select either years 3/4 or 5/6. There are short videos about maths!
Maths Chase - good for times tables
Topic/ Science - access to projects, e-books and so on (Americanised year groups)
BBC Bitesize
BBC Bitesize
Family Gonoodle - great for getting the children active and mobile - activities to help develop science, technology, engineering and maths skills.
Aspire Active Hub - lots of learning using active and engaging sport activities around the home
BBC - super movers
Youth Sport Trust - variety of activities and games to help challenge and keep you moving
Change 4 Life - lots of sports, indoor and shake up activities from the NHS
Myleene's Music Klass - free, Monday and Friday @10am, Wednesday @6:30pm - lullabies for little ones.
Swindon Music Service  - sing along to our festival songs that we have been learning during singing assembly.  Click on ‘School Festival Songs Resources’ for music and words.
Sing Up - Free home resources-songs to get moving, songs to relax to, silly songs and inspiring songs.
Swindon Music Service - There are some free musical resources (e.g. songs and musical games) available to all on the Swindon Music Service website
Swindon Music Service Tuition - If any parents are interested in online music tuition, you may find this in the following location on the Swindon Music Service website:
The Singing Walrus - best for FS/KS1
French - KS2 only
Language Angels - practise your French by logging on to the Pupil Games Area on Language Angels
Username: holyfamily
Password: holyfamily
Teaching Ideas - listen to some lovely stories about feelings.
Coram Life Education - staying safe online
Outdoor learning
The Muddy Puddle Teacher
Primary Playground - lots of activities for both inside and outside.
Important Information for Parents on Social Network, Apps and Games - Whilst at home your child may be using the internet more frequently to access areas of home learning, apps and games. Net Aware have worked with the NSPCC to produce information for parents on specific apps and games.
E-Safety (being safe on line) - Activities for helping children stay safe on line as well as providing lots of information to help parent ensure children's inline safety.
Think U Know - Home activity worksheets
Power of kindness
Power of kindness - Some activities to show kindness to both yourself and others from the Red cross.
Family Zone
The Family Grapevine
Education Today
Weekly wellbeing toolkit - comes out weekly with lots of ideas for everyone. 
How to log on to Twinkl
Twinkl is an online learning resource that gives access to a range of resources across all subject areas. They are currently offering one month's free trial to all families in order for children to access online learning in the event of school closure.
Setting this up is really easy to do. To access this provision
1. Visit
2. Enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
3. Go to your child's current year group
4. Resources will become available.

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