This page aims to provide links for resources, available for free, to aid home learning. There will be a range of weblinks to enable you to support your child's learning but also to have fun during this period. We will be updating it throughout the upcoming weeks so please keep checking back.
English, Maths, Science and Computing activities
Parents will need to set up an account to access the colour coded books. (Primarily aimed at Key Stage 1)
Online learning set by the school (can include English, Maths, Science and Computing)
Activities for all areas of the curriculum. This has been offered for free to parents, simply create an account and use the offer code: UKTWINKLHELPS
Art inspired activities:
Computing inspired activities:
A free weekly webcast where the code.org team teach coding and computer science to children (and adults). They are also setting weekly challenges for beginners, experienced coders and even students without computers!
A whole set of coding games for you to explore for free (although you may need to sign up to the website)
Cooking inspired activities:
Maths inspired activities:
Maths with Carol Vorderman
This is usually a paid for resource but it has been made free while schools are closed. You may have to set an account up for this.
Music inspired activities:
Free Djay App
Djay guides users through every stage of mixing, teaching them the basics of decks and loops before giving the freedom to mix and remix their library of music. You need is a phone or tablet.
Music with Myleene Klass
Myleene Klass teaches your child about the technical aspects of music while encouraging them to have a go with homemade instruments.
P.E. inspired activities:
Reading inspired activities:
David Walliams 'Elevenses'
Every day, for thirty days at 11am, David Walliams is releasing a section from his book The World’s Worst Children.
Science and Engineering inspired activities:
Sieman's Interactive Challenges
A series of interactive games that set your child engineering problems from designing a rollercoaster, to discovering which energy is used to effectively power a farm.
- Live wildlife question and answer session with Steve Backshall on his Facebook page. Every Wednesday at 9:30am.
- Every Friday Chester Zoo goes live via their Facebook page.
- Take a virtual tour around museums across the globe through 'virtual tours' with Google. me.