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Home Learning Suggested Timetable

8:30 – 9:00 Wake up, have breakfast, get dressed

9:00 – 9:30 Reading/Phonics time


9:45 – 10:15 Writing time


10:30 – 11:00 Maths time

11:00 – 12:00 Physical activity

12:00 – 13:00 Eat lunch together. Have some downtime

13:00 – 14:00 Brain building topic learning Something that your child is interested in E.g. The Romans, Lego, The Egyptians etc.

14:00 – 15:30 Get creative.  Later on share a story before bedtime

Twinkl are providing each parent/carer with a free month’s membership to download and use resources for your child to support with school closure. All you need to do is visit the website www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and sign up using your email address. Use the code UKTWINKLHELPS. This is completely free of charge and gives you more options to educate from home.

Times Tables Rockstars/ Numbots
All children in Year 2 upwards have a times tables rockstars username and password to practise their times tables at home. Children in Years 1-3 can also access Numbots (online or by downloading the app).

Literacy Shed
There are many videos on www.literacyshed.com. From the homepage click on the pictures like the ones below:

This will take you to a page with some videos to watch. Beneath the videos are some suggested activities for children to complete.

BBC Bitesize
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary – BBC Bitesize has a range of games and information for all curriculum subjects.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/ – Oxford Owl has some phonics and reading activities including ebooks for children of all ages.

https://www.worldbookday.com/resources/primary/ Has extracts from books for children from all ages and a range of activity sheets that can be accessed for free. Children can read chapters from books online even if they have run out of books to read at home. Children can access free ebooks from the links on this page: https://www.weareteachers.com/download-free-ebooks/ There is a number of authors reading their stories aloud on social media. Links can be found here: https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page – free book banded reading books

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpotjVqWv3KfGHjWztjPKgg – astronauts read a book from space

https://www.youtube.com/user/StorylineOnline – range of books read by different celebrities  

Audible have made loads of their books (especially children’s books) free to listen to.


Physical Activities
Joe Wicks is running daily exercise and movement sessions while schools are closed. All children can join in with these sessions in the space you have at home. https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

RWInc are uploading daily phonics lessons for all sounds that are taught from Nursery to Y2. These videos can be watched by the children so that they can learn and apply new sounds, following the scheme that we teach in school. 
Free phonics activities and online games for all stages.


Daily Maths lessons on White Rose Hub website with videos. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/


https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/   Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles!

Pete McKee is running cartoon workshops on his youtube: https://www.petemckee.com/news/pete-mckees-cartoon-workshop-for-beginners!



The Pique lab on Youtube has a wide range of Primary school science videos.

Children’s University

Sheffield Children’s University have created some home learning challenges for which Children’s University Credits can be claimed. See the information here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/10EXV8NviIHNNBLVVRnxaUQuD_D6e6fJr/view

Rights Respecting:

UNICEF also have some resources linked to children’s rights: https://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/coronavirus-resources/?fbclid=IwAR2bJCC_m_9xQMtAVyqruqNwQk8ODwikY9Pre_9ihniaPyMOVc8W–q15tI

The Youth Advocacy Toolkit would be appropriate for older children and the colouring sheets for younger ones. The World’s Largest Lesson has lots of resources on various topics. 


Youth Sport Trust have compiled a list of Free Home Learning Resources. They include ‘PE Home Learning’, ‘Active Breaks’ and ’60 Second Challenges.https://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources-0

200 Activities you can do with kids at home from Active for Life


NHS Change 4 Life activities. Including 10 min Shake Up Games, Sport Specific activities and a quiz to find the perfect activities for children


Links to other active initiatives/ resources: http://www.thearches.org.uk/news-article-66/active-resources-for-home-learningnbspstayinworkout-stayhomestayactive.php

FS home learning activities
EYFS School Closure 10 activities


Y4 Vocab Y6 Vocab Y5 Vocab Y3 Vocab

-Free online interactive games in Spanish www.rockalingua.com
-Free intercultural videos www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects (click on KS2 Spanish)
-Free online games www.crickweb.co.uk (click on KS2 Spanish)
-Free temporary access to activities www.lcfclubs.com create a single user login at Babelzone and enter promo code  LCF2020sch at checkout
-A free downloadable PDF printable www.cookingwithlanguages.com enter EVERYLITTLEHELPS at checkout
-Duolingo app on tablets and phones

Astrea App and School Website
Please make sure that you have downloaded and registered with the Astrea App in order to receive further activities. The school website will be updated with further information when it becomes available.