Additional Home Learning Resources

Here is a list of links to additional websites which will support your child with their learning whilst at home:

Hit the button times table game - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Doodlemaths link - https://www.doodlemaths.com/

BBC Bitesize link for support with concepts and methods- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Duolingo link - https://www.duolingo.com/

Classroom secrets kids link - https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/

Oxford Owl (free E-books) - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

BBC Newsround - https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround

Literacy Trust Learning Zone - https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

Activities for Learning French - Learning activities

TWINKL (free during school closures): https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

IXL offers personalised learning in maths and English while covering hundreds of different skills for children in reception up to those in year 13: https://uk.ixl.com/

Natural History Museum: Your child may have to stay inside but that doesn't mean they can't get nature savvy. With the Natural History Museum, they can become Naturenaughts, plus learn how to identify different insects, plants, and fossils: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part.html

PhonicsPlay: Improve your little one's reading skills with PhonicsPlay, which is offering free access to non-members due to the Coronavirus outbreak: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Big Eyed Owl: With everything from songs, craft recipes, and multi-cultural teachings, Big Eyed Owl is a great resource for 5-7 year-olds: https://www.bigeyedowl.co.uk/

A Maths Dictionary for Kids: This comprehensive archive has over 630 simplified mathematical terms along with more than 270 free printable maths posters that you can hang up around the house: http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

Ten Pieces: BBC's Ten Pieces encourages 7-14 year-olds to get creative with classical music and offers resources for those who are hearing impaired: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces

The Great Fire of London: Travel back to 1666 on The Great Fire of London website, which makes history fun using Minecraft maps, a video game, and an interactive timeline of events http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/

LearnEnglish Kids: Brought to you by The British Council, LearnEnglish Kids offers games, songs, stories, and activities for children aged 5-12: http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/

Teach: Teach provides a slew of curriculum-mapped videos conveniently arranged by subject and age-group with materials for early years students all the way up to secondary school: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach

Crickweb: Conquer crosswords, sort your way through different sounds or ace anatomy with Crickweb's 250+ lessons for kids aged 4-11: http://www.crickweb.co.uk/

Get Body Smart: Get Body Smart is an examination of human anatomy, complete with animated text narrations and quizzes that will leave your child in awe of how the body works: https://www.getbodysmart.com/

BP Educational Service: Inspire your child through the power of STEM with BP's Educational Service. Here, they'll find balloon rocket experiments and learn what happens when sugar dissolves into tea, along with a bunch of other cool experiments for ages 4-19: https://bpes.bp.com/

Science Museum: You can always rely on the Science Museum to spark an interest in learning. And while there's nothing like being there in person, the website is packed full of creative games and activities: https://learning-resources.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

ICT games: Created by a UK teacher, ICT games offers maths and English games for children in years one, two, and three: http://www.ictgames.com/

True Tube: True Tube teaches religious education; personal, social, health and economic education; and citizenship through film. The website also has a dyslexia font option for those who need it: https://truetube.co.uk/

Think! Road Safety: Kids aged 3-16 can learn about the importance of travelling safely with Think! Road Safety, including how bright clothes keep you visible, how to map a journey, and what not to do as a pedestrian or passenger: https://www.think.gov.uk/education-resources/

Poetry Zone: Could your little one be a budding writer? The Poetry Zone has been publishing children's poems since 1998 and accepts submissions all year round: http://poetryzone.co.uk/

BookTrust: With character quizzes, illustration tutorials, and interactive games, the BookTrust makes story time fun for the whole family: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/

World Book Day: We may have just celebrated World Book Day earlier this month, but thankfully there's still lots of literature to explore online for nursery, primary school, and secondary school kids including activity packs and yummy recipes. Gruffalo cake anyone?: https://www.worldbookday.com/resources/

Fuse School: Create an account to get free access to the Fuse School for lessons in maths, biology, chemistry, and physics, exploring things like pollution, climate change and magnetism: https://www.fuseschool.org/users/sign_in

Tate Kids: You may never have tried soap carving or textile weaving but that doesn't mean your child can't. And thanks to Tate Kids they can access craft tutorials like this and even submit their artwork to be displayed in the online gallery: https://www.tate.org.uk/kids

CBeebies: Waffle the Wonder Dog, Peter Rabbit and Mr Tumble are just some of the characters you can learn to paint and create with CBeebies: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes

Tracing Ace: Tracing Ace makes learning to draw easy thanks to author and illustrator Peter Reynolds. Simply print out one of the tracing sheets and your child can start practicing straight away: http://www.fablevision.com/place/museum/tracingace.html

Crayola: Whip out the felt tip pens and crayons because it's time to get colourful with these Crayola print outs. There are even some for adults so you can join in the fun too: https://www.crayola.com/education

Wildlife Watch: Think your child would like to learn how to make a bird feeder? How about a snow globe? Or even binoculars? With Wildlife Watch they can do all this and more while learning about animals and the environment: https://www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/activity-sheets

DKfindout!: Step outside of the box with DKfindout!, which lets kids explore subjects as broad as transport, space, dinosaurs, and computer coding assisted by quizzes and videos: https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/

The Children's University of Manchester: Designed to support children aged 7-11, The Children's University of Manchester teaches history, art and design, languages, science and ancient Egypt: https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/

Resources suggested by Airy Hill staff for each year group

Year 1

Plants

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpxnyrd/resources/1

Year 2

Roald Dahl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQfvwoWszjk

https://www.roalddahl.com/home/kids

Living things and habitats

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/science/year-2-science/living-things-and-their-habitats-habitats/

Year 3

Romans

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/history-ks2-romans-index/zvgk47h

Plants

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/science/year-3-science/plants-roots-and-shoots/

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/community/collection/12535/year-3-plants

Year 4

Living things and habitats

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/science/year-4-science/living-things-and-their-habitats-name-living-thing/

Vikings

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-the-vikings-animation/zhrygwx

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2--ks3-vikings/zhys92p

Year 5

Living things

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/science/year-5-science/living-things-and-their-habitats-art-living/

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/community/collection/12775/year-5-living-things-and-their-habitats

Victorians

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/ks2-the-victorians/z48bnrd

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcjxhyc

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zhwqxnb

Year 6

Evolution

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/community/collection/12648/year-6-evolution-and-inheritance

Ancient Greeks

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/ks2-ancient-greece/zk73nrd

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z87tn39/resources/1

 

Crucial Crew have created an interactive game for upper KS2 children, which can be found at www.crucial-crew.org.uk

CEOP, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command have some fantastic resources which could be accessed at home, these can be found at  www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/

The BBC has  launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents.
BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

The Department for Education have created some guidance for parents and carers on supporting children’s education during Coronavirus.
Guidance on helping children aged 2 to 4 learn at home can be found here:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-aged-2-to-4-to-learn-at-home-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Guidance on helping primary school aged children learn at home can be found here:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-primary-school-children-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Guidance on helping children with special educational needs and disabilities learn at home can be found here:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-with-send-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

The National Literacy Trust have created an ‘Our Stories Page’ on Facebook which can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/Our-Stories-Whitby-Scarborough-Filey-115012336805179/about/

PE - The Youth Sport Trust has launched the 'School Games Active Championships'.  This is a series of digital challenges, with new challenges being set every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

In order to get involved players need to download the TopYa! Active app and use the invite code 23880 to register.  Players are set a series of challenges.  If they choose to submit a video entry, points are awarded for each entry with a leaderboard for different age groups.   Teachers, parents and pupils can all register on the app.

Full details can be found using the following link:  https://www.yourschoolgames.com/coronavirus-support/school-games-active-championships/

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