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Home Learning 2020/2021

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Times Tables Rockstars

Spelling Shed

Class Dojo


Health and Well Being

Headspace for kids

A useful mindfulness app, especially in the current climate to help children manage their thoughts and feelings.

Cosmic Kids Yoga (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

GoNoodle  (Online) https://www.gonoodle.com/

Great videos to get our children moving. Check out the Good Energy at Home button

National Trust: Currently free of charge (Cafes and shops are closed). This may change so keep checking on the website



Jane Considine (Twitter @janeconsidine)

Scholastic https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Providing English activities for each age group. Click on For Families for free content. A different topic for each day. It is American so just click on the relevant age group:

Pre K and Kindergarten Reception and Year 1

Grade 1- ages  6-7    Year 2

Grade 2  ages  7-8    Year 3

Grade 3  ages  8-9    Year 4

Grade 4  ages  9-10  Year 5

Grade 5  ages 10-11 Year 6



Phonics Play is now free to all users  https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

TeachYour Monster to Read   Free to all users    https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/accounts/sign_up



STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)

White Rose Maths – Website and Twitter   https://whiterosemaths.com/

Teachers will be using this weekly to direct your learning. This will be posted onto Dojo

Nrich Maths https://nrich.maths.org/primary

Some great activities to extend children’s mathematical thinking

https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/– American but some nice  science videos for curious kids

Scratch – A coding Website https://scratch.mit.edu/parents

Click the create and Explore buttons

Raspberry Pi  (Twitter @Raspberry_Pi     @astro_pi    https://www.raspberrypi.org/    )

Adds free content and activities for coding

Paper Construction Projects https://www.robives.com/

Lego ideas and play  https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/kids-lego-activities/

Science Kids - http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

Crash Course Kids (on YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids



Other Curriculum areas

Duolingo (App – our school language is Spanish)

Piano Maestro (App)

Horrible Histories

Geography Quizzes https://www.triviaplaza.com/geography-world-quizzes/

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/geography/  (Other subjects too)

Jenniemalzels.com –  some great books to look out for in the library 

*Cost at the moment for the projects, but again look out for free activities


Online authors to look out for:

Oliver Jeffers (Twitter @OliverJeffers)

Alex T Smith (Twitter @Alex_T-Smith)

Holds live question and answer sessions. Holly Webb (Twitter @HollyKateWebb)

Anne Boyere (Twitter @AmusedNonQueen)

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