Home Learning Opportunities.
Useful links for parents to support home learning:
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
Creative computer programming
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
All kinds of making.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
Used by teachers and normally requiring a fee Twinkl is currently free for parents during the current situation.
Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
School Provided Learning Portals
Purple Mash - Lots of fun and educational games.
Espresso Coding - Learn to program with fun games and guides.
10Ticks Maths - Improve your maths with 10 Ticks.
Phonics Play - Interactive Phonics games.
For interactive books and storytelling:
www.booktrust.org.uk - lots of suggested books, reading online and storytelling
www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk - online books and activities
www.worldbookday - storytime online
www.topmarks.co.uk - online suggestions to help parents at home.
www.oxfordowl.co.uk - ebook library log in to get free access.
www.lovemybooks.co.uk - has resources for age appropriate books to share and activities.
https://thereadingrealm.co.uk - has learning packs for creative writing and book packs and also has a resource to make a reading bookshelf so children can keep track of what they have read.
www.scholastic.co.uk - has free activity packs on their website along with book suggestions. The American site has free learn at home resources.