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Keep yourself and children fit while staying at home and join in with Joe Wicks online P.E program.
Andy’s Wild Work outs are a more accessible exercise for those children who find the Joe Wicks ones a bit too much for them.
A great collection of video lessons to teach children a variety of topics.
World Book Encyclopaedia free resources to support independent research into any topic.
Classroom Secrets is available free of charge to support home learning. There are lots of activities online, more games and activities are being added all the time.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics website (STEM)
Primary Premier League Stars website activities.
While the Scouts normally advocate the great outdoors, this is a collection of great ideas that can be done at home.
Home learning packs are available for all Key Stages which are free to download during the school closures. Teacher written worksheets and activities to support all aspects of the curriculum.
School curriculum-linked resources available for home learning, with no registration.
Candice Brown gives live cooking lessons for children at 2pm on Wednesdays. Great fun to cook along and share the results with the rest of the family.
Google view animals in 3D inside your own home.
This is a big trend at the moment for some light heartened fun at home. Here are some easy to follow instructions on how to do it if you haven’t yet joined in.
Launch the browser on your smartphone
Head to Google and search for an animal of your choice
In the knowledge panel that appears at the top of search results scroll down to the section that invites you to meet a life-sized version of that animal up close
Tap 'View in 3D'
Tap 'View in your space' to launch your phone camera
If this is your first time trying the AR animals feature, tap Give access, then allow the prompt to 'allow Google permission to access photos, media and files on your device'
You will be instructed to point your phone camera to the ground to give the app an idea of the space available
The animal should then appear in front of you in augmented reality
If you do not see an option to 'View in your Space', download and install or update Google Lens
If you're after a moment of music and entertainment, then try listening to David Walliams' Marvellous Musical Podcast covering a wide range of musical themes from Mozart to Weird Instruments produced by Classic FM.
Whizz Pop Bang is a kid’s science magazine and have released free resources for doing science experiments at home and science reading comprehension. There are lots of things across to try across all primary ages with no need to subscribe to use them.
Supporting Reading and Literacy
If you already have a Library card take a look at the e-resources all available for free, there is something for all members of the family to enjoy. Don't worry if you do not already have a library card as you can register online and get a temporary membership. Click the link below.
Phonics, spelling, letter formation, reading, writing and lots more -
Free home learning packs - Fairy Tales, Nature and Animals along with other free resources -
The brilliant Michael Rosen can be enjoyed virtually through his channel on You Tube, with videos of him performing stories, poems and jokes. If you then want to do some learning activities around Michael’s poetry, then try the other links to free downloadable resources.
Free audio books for children from audible.
Words for life is the National Literacy Trust’s website for parents. It has lots of fun activities, suggestions on things you can do together to support literacy and tips from top authors.
Local author and illustrator Alex T. Smith is doing his bit to help with his brilliantly madcap story starters on Twitter. A great way to get the creative juices flowing and if writing is not your thing then why not create your story with just pictures.
Fiction Express have made their site free for the next 3 months. Every half term 3 books are published on the website in weekly chapters. The children can then vote on where the plot goes next and the author writes the most popular choice as the next chapter.
Draw a picture or write a poem to enter a competition.
Make a 2020 COVID-19 time capsule.
Espresso daily challenge with Discovery Education - Each weekday morning, you'll find a new challenge.
British Red Cross Lessons and Materials.