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Home learning

 

Keeping routines in place will help your child be successful whilst they are learning at home and we highly recommend putting a timetable in place to support them.  Click here for an example timetable. 

If you wish to continue learning at home please go to our Children's Page where you will find lots of online activities.

Links to further online activities and resources are available below.


DAILY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN NOT IN SCHOOL UPDATED WEEKLY

Click here for activities provided by your class teacher.



GENERAL RESOURCES

Click here for 50 things to do.  NEW

Click here for details of Mind's sunflower competition

Can you crack the secret code? Click here to try the Pig Pen Cipher and Solve the code


The government has now published a list of online education resources which you can access by clicking here.  

Click here for information on how to help children aged 2 to 4 to learn at home.

Oak National Academy HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Click here to access a bank of high-quality, sequenced lessons and resources created by teachers.  This covers a range of subjects including English, maths and art.


BBC Bite Size HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Click here for BBC's new TV channel, podcasts, videos, and lessons each day online.

Celebrity lessons

For those of you who like a bit of structure in your lives; here's what various celebrities are offering you to help children with their education while schools are closed:

9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
11.00am - English with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
12.00pm - Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/
1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ
1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussell https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065
2.00pm - History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
4.00pm - Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks

For your older kids, here are 50 free revision resources for 11+, GCSEs and A-Levels:
http://www.eparenting.co.uk/education/50_free_revision_resources_for_gcse_a_level_11_plus_and_sats.php

Weekly learning projects for all year groupswww.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/#parents

Can you beat the list? Click here for a great activity list to keep you busy at home.
 


WELLBEING AND MINDFULNESS

Stay positive by downloading and completing a Positivity journal here.

Try our calming hands breathing activity by clicking here and also our tense and relax activity by clicking here.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Click here for resources to raise awareness, get us all talking and give us ideas for how we can show and celebrate our kindness.

Take a look at the online book 'Dave the dog is worried about coronavirus' by clicking here.

CEOP and Parent Zone have published some advice on how to look after your family's mental health which you can download by clicking here.

Other useful links:

www.elsa-support.co.uk/happy-visualisation

www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Feelings-tab-booklet.pdf

www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Hug-in-a-mug.pdf

www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Star-breathing.pdf

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Flip-Flop-Calm.pdf

www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga 

Letter to my X year old self 



LITERACY & PHONICS (FOUNDATION STAGE & KS1)

Click here for daily phonics (Letters and Sounds) lessonsAll lessons are introduced by celebrities, which adds an exciting addition to the lessons:

  • 10am for Reception children
  • 1030am for Year 1 children
  • 11am for Reception and Year 1 children (learning to blend)


First 100 High Frequency Words 

Next 200 High Frequency Words 


Other useful links:

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.new.phonicsplay.co.uk

www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk

www.letters-and-sounds.com

www.phonicsbloom.com

www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/literacy/literacy-phonics  (code: CVDTWINKLHELPS)

www.oxfordowl.co.uk

https://abcdoes.com/home-learning/

www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/

www.topmarks.co.uk

www.ictgames.com

www.classroomsecrets.co.uk

 

KS2 LITERACY

www.oxfordowl.co.uk

www.twinkl.co.uk (code: CVDTWINKLHELPS)

www.topmarks.co.uk

www.ictgames.com

www.classroomsecrets.co.uk


NUMERACY

Free times table checker created by Carol Vorderman is available hereNEW

White Rose daily maths activities. Click here for daily activities for each year group including Early Years. 

Daily Dollop of Maths. Videos aimed at Year 1 and Year 2 published by ICT Games here.

Other useful links:

www.topmarks.co.uk

www.classroomsecrets.co.uk

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


Space related educational resources
for home schooling are available here and more space activities created by Mr Richardson below.

Moon

Planets

Space X

Uranus

Try some interesting science activities by signing up to Explorify completely free of charge. Includes activities for all age groups available at https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk 

Mr Eiffe has been experimenting at home. Look at his examples and try an investigation yourself.  Click on this link for some ideas: https://sciencebob.com

KS1 science selfie

KS2 science selfie

Tea time science selfie

Find out how to receive free seeds and grow your own at home.  You don't even need a garden!  Click on Medway Grows and Medway's information sheet to find out more.

Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule

To find out all about clouds click here for information sheets created by Mr Richardson.

Nature activities: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/04/nature-activities-for-kids-to-do-at-home-part-two/

STEM competition: Click here to register for the "If you were an engineer, what would you do?" home learning project and to see online interviews with engineers, along with activties to get you thinking like an engineer.

ThinkUKnow (e-Safety) activities are available at:

Activities for 4-5 year olds

Activities for 5-7 year olds 

Activities for 8-10 year olds


GEOGRAPHY

Ludwig has gone on a journey but has got himself a little bit lost. Can you help? Click on the links below.

Ludwick co-ordinates 1

Ludwick co-ordinates 2

Ludwick is lost 1

Ludwick is lost 2

Ludwick is lost 3

More activities created by Mr Richardson below:

Co-ordinates 3

Co-ordinates 4

Co-ordinates 5

Co-ordinates 6

Flags 1

Flags 2

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

www.gonoodle.com

Want to practice your yoga at home? Click on Yoga movements 

Check out the Kent School Games 'Active Rainbow Challenge'. Have a go at the range of activities and you could even win prizes.  

Supporting parents to teach PE at home: Click here to access short two-minute videos that show parents free, fun and easy to follow PE activities for the whole family.

 

ART

www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Rainbow-art.pdf

www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Sunshine.pdf

www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Heart-boxes-mindfulness.pdf

Click here for a NHS colouring sheet for you to colour and put in your window at home.

Click here for the Art Room at Home projects which help adults and children to make something together, and will support the wellbeing of both the child and their adults.

Click here for a Dickens paper flower activity.