Home Learning during the school Closure

Great websites

When you do have access to a computer and the internet and you don’t have to wait anymore for your big brother or sister to get off line, you may want to explore some of these sites… have a look at our curriculum pages too for more ideas

 

Remember always how to stay safe online – check out our Online safety pages

 

Take a little moment and delve in to this lovely free book – The Book of hopes

 

Purple Mash log-in

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stthomasgu1

Espresso log-in

https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/login/eha/?service=espresso

 

BBC online lessons

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

RE

Live stream for Masses and Daily Prayer:  https://www.cpg.church/live.html

Use the School prayer book for daily family prayers: https://www.stthomas.surrey.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Prayer-book.pdf

Wintershall Education links   https://www.wintershall-education.com/resources/resources-family/

Mission Together have produced some home learning activities https://missiontogether.org.uk/school-closures-home-activities/

Resources for primary aged children to do either at home or in school. These include Word Searches, Spot the Difference, Maths and Comprehension

https://missiontogether.org.uk/teachers-resources/school-mission-resources/

CAFOD Home Learning Resources – https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Resources-for-school-closures

Online Education Quizzes for KS2 – https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/religious-education/

BBC Home Learning

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxnygk7   Links to KS1 RE

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7hs34j    Links to KS2 RE

Play these online Word-searches or download

https://thewordsearch.com/puzzle/970456/books-in-the-bible-old-testament/  – Old Testament

https://thewordsearch.com/puzzle/970519/books-in-the-bible-new-testament/ – New Testament

Be the Change – activity colouring sheets – https://www.mccrimmons.com/library/files/BTC-Colouring-v3.pdf

 

Keeping active

https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k

 

Active Surrey have ideas for games for children:

Maths

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-2

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/problem-solving

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

https://www.primarygames.com/math.php

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/

https://www.newspostleader.co.uk/read-this/these-are-best-resources-home-learning-case-school-closures-2450163

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/keystage2-ks2/ks2-class-management/school-closure-home-learning-classroom-management-key-stage-2-year-3-4-5-6

https://www.prodigygame.com   Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

 

English

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/hub/elements/spag

https://www.getepic.com/  Sign up as a teacher for free

https://clpe.org.uk/

http://www.wordsforlife.org.uk/

https://pbskids.org/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio  Listening activities for the younger ones.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

Science

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

Crest Awards

https://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete from home.

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

 

Art and design

Paw Print Badges

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

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.

Music

BBC Ten Pieces – KS2 
BBC Bring the Noise – EYFS and KS1 
Beat Goes On – Suitable for all
Olly Tumner who gave our Samba workshop. He is bringing out a daily body percussion video everyday on YouTube
Classic FM – KS2 information on composers and listen Live
Royal Opera House Learning Platform – ballet, craft and opera including our use of the Create and Sing Carmen and Hansel and Gretl.
Tom Scott – beautiful classical music animation films for all
Scott brothers duo – pianists and organists playing duets KS2
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra free digital concert Hall. 

Live Daily or Weekly Music Broadcasts

National Youth Choirs of Scotland – Creative Learning – lunchtime

https://www.nycos.co.uk/daily-activities/

 

Sing with Mat Wright – Artistic Director of Barnsley Youth Choir and Dr Mather’s son, Luke Mather

https://m.facebook.com/singwithmatwright/

 

Gareth Malone Great British Home Chorus – every day at 5.30

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaLGHvdHfRMfkl2yQNMOmp4eJCHxBAI6m

NYCOS CREATIVE LEARNING FOR 5-7 YEAR OLDS Daily videos of Kodaly based action songs that the children may already know.
 
KS2
NYCOS CREATIVE LEARNING FOR 5-7 YEAR OLDS Daily videos  of Kodaly based action songs that the children may already know. T
https://www.nycos.co.uk/daily-activities
FOR ALL
Sing Up at Home – Song of the Week
AL START
OUT OF THE ARK
Daily songs on a whole range of topics for school and home.

Computing

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch

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

Creative computer programming

 

History

Big History Project

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home  

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

 

Geography Games

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

Geography gaming!

 

Languages

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

British Council

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

Resources for English language learning

 

EYFS

Phonics and Maths
http://www.ictgames.com/
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

Phonics and Reading
https://readingeggs.co.uk/
https://www.youtube.com/user/breakthruchris
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading/
https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

Maths
https://nrich.maths.org/13371

Games
https://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/cbeebies
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games?page=3

School – Please refer to the front of your child’s Reading Record for log in
https://www.purplemash.com/login/
https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Creative ideas
https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/
https://usborne.com/things-to-do/

Science
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/category/discover/science/

Apps recommended
https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

 

Other

Futurelearn

https://www.futurelearn.com

Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids

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

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course

https://thecrashcourse.com

You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

As above for a younger audience

iDEA Awards

https://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Blue Peter Badges

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

Toy Theater

Education Games

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/…

Activities and quizzes