Information and advice for parents who are teaching their children at home.
Please find below the links to some fantastic, free educational websites, some of whom are kindly providing free memberships to parents during these uncertain times.
PopBug - www.popbug.co.uk
Free reading, writing and maths resources for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 plus suggested home learning timetables for all ages.
Simpy sign up for membership and select the 'home access 2020' plan for 2 months free membership (automatically expires, no payment details required).
Twinkl - www.twinkl.co.uk/offer
Resources for every age group, every topic and every subject - a truly wonderful website now offering free resources to parents for a limited time - download what you can!
Enter code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS for a free months subscription to Twikl Ultimate.
Also recommended: the 'Twinkl Parents Group' Facebook page, lots of information about what free resource packs are available for each year group.
Phonics Play - www.phonicsplay.co.uk
Free phonics resources and games across all phases.
Use login: march20 password: home for free access to all resources.
The Body Coach UK - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ
Free P.E. lesson every Friday for children on this channel, subscribe for notifications or check the channel each week.
IXL - https://uk.ixl.com/
Fun and free maths and literacy resources and activites from EYFS through to A-Level.
BBC Bitesize - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Free resources for all year groups across all subject areas.
Natural History Museum - https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part.html
Offering children the chance to become 'naturenaughts', exploring the outside world from inside.
Mathletics - https://www.mathletics.com/uk/for-home/free-trial/
Maths activities - free 48 hour trial via the above link.
National Geographic Kids - https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/primary-resources/
Meet the Vikings, learn how fish swim, learn to write a ghost story and much more! Resources across all areas of the curriculum including literacy and maths.
Big Eyed Owl - https://www.bigeyedowl.co.uk/
Free resources for EYFS - KS1 covering songs and rhymes,. crafts and cooking activities and resources for learning about other cultures and festivals.
ICT Games - http://www.ictgames.com/
Designed by a teacher, lots of fun and engaging activities. Read the school closure notice for recommendations on age appropriate resources.
Poetry Zone - http://poetryzone.co.uk/
Published children's poetry to explore - they accept submissions all year round, why not give it a go?
Fun and engaging reading activities - online books, videos, games and quizzes.
CBeebies - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes
Games, puzzles, quizzes and videos, there's something for everyone here!
Tracing Ace - http://www.fablevision.com/place/museum/tracingace.html
Learn to draw by printing out these simple instructional sheets - created by author and illustrator Peter Reynolds.
Wildlife Watch - https://www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/activity-sheets
Have fun learning about animals and the enviroment whilst earning some super badges!
DKFindOut - https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/
Explore topics such as space, dinosaurs, transport and more here.
Oxford Owl - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/
Free Ebooks from ages 3-11 containing some of your favourite characters!
Out of the Ark - https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/
Have fun tuning in for free, daily Music resources and complete activities based on every song.