Additional Online Resources

Additional Online Resources Across All Subjects

LGFL – lots of resources can be accessed and in the event of closures most of these resources will be accessible without a login. Search by subject or key stage. as some resources are designed to be teacher led, a new filter has been added in the subject drop down menu, allowing you to select an option for Home Learning. You can also use key stage drop down to highlight resources that are age appropriate for home learning.

Twinkl – free instant access to interactive activities, resource packs, PowerPoints, and worksheets across the whole curriculum. Go to https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS and then visit the Parents Hub.

TTS – have put together free EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Learning packs

Topmarks – interactive games and resources across the curriculum

Newsround – keep up to date with the latest news

Classroom Secrets – downloadable packs for every year group

Brain Pop – lots of games and activities to support all subjects

BBC Bitesize – Primary school online lessons

BBC Radio – fantastic resources to listen to

PlanBee – sign up to get resources to support learning across the curriculum

Moments A day – take the 30 day creativity challenge

Oak Academy (online resources & Lessons) – Parent InformationOnline Classroom

Premier League Primary Stars – learn across the curriculum with some well-known faces

Toy Theater – educational games across the curriculum

Dorling Kindersley Find Out – got a question? you can probably find the answer out here!

20 Virtual Trips – from aquariums to zoos!

Take a trip around Buckingham Palace

Explore the world with Horniman Museum

Numeracy Resources

NRICH – Click on the primary hub to access math’s problem solving activities for children.

Topmarks – Daily Ten and other math’s games

Math’s Playground – Interactive math’s games

ICT Games – Interactive math’s games

CrickWeb – interactive cross curricular activities

Math’s Frame – Hundreds of math’s games

Sumdog  Online games and activities – all free of charge at the moment.

Emile – online math’s activities

The Maths Factor – Free online math’s lessons from Carol Vordeman

Lego Maths – See how much you can learn with the simple Lego brick!

Times Tables Quizzes (with answers!)

White Rose Maths – Math’s for every year group

My Money – Resources to support using money from Young Enterprise

Join the Maths World Cup

English Resources

Teach your monster to read – Suitable for children from Nursery, Reception and KS1

Authorfy– Masterclasses with authors and creative writing activities

First News ihub – KS2 children have logins for this – access reading comprehension activities with instant marking and feedback

ICT Games – reading, handwriting, phonics and writing activities

Phonics Play – Phonics games and activities- currently free access to the whole site

Reading Zone Live – authors, writing and poetry

Oxford Owls – Free e books for children aged 3-11

Love my books – activities for children from 0-9 and links to you tube book readings.

Epic Books – free access to lots of books for children of all reading abilities

David Walliams– listen to David read a story every day

Audible– Free stories to stream in 6 languages

Teach your child to read – Free e books with guidance, (previously £47)

Reading for Pleasure – Ideas to support you to love books!

Classic Reads – Read along with some classic full length stories

Authors telling stories – listen to real authors read their books online

Roald Dahl – activities – Exciting things to do indoors with all of your favourite characters

Harry Potter at home – Bring the magic of Hogwarts to your front room

Go on a Bear Hunt with Michael Rosen

Discovering Books– Learn to draw the Gruffalo, create a miniature book and make a talking animal

Talk for Writing – units for every year group.. Easy to follow, fun to do

LitFilmFest – films made by children for children

Books Trust – fun at home with authors and illustrators

Globe TV – treat yourself to a little Shakespeare…

Spelling Frame – Learn and practice spelling rules

First News – free downloadable newspapers  (Links with ihub for KS2)

500 word story writing competition  – If you could go absolutely anywhere, where would that be and why?

Computing Resources

Dance-mat Typing skills this is a great opportunity for children to improve their typing skills.

Code Club – self-led coding projects using Scratch or HTML/CSS projects for KS2.

Scratch – children can watch the tutorials and practice their skills. They can set up their own accounts with parental permission. For KS1 we recommend Scratch Junior which is a free app on iPads and tablets (but not PC’s yet). You can view these free tutorials and activities to get you started.

Code.org – you can use hour of code or sign up for a free coding course. These courses are self-led and age appropriate and are brilliant for developing vital debugging skills.

Learn to code and more with rapberry Pi – (parents guides and support here too!)

Learn digital skills with BT

Online Safety

ThinkuKnow – a great website to work through age appropriate online safety activities with your children with Home Activity packs and parents’ guides updated fortnightly.

BBC Own It! – Useful advice and games for children

Science

NFU Education – Science and STEM Resources

Topmarks Science

WOW Science

Plants and growing food Find out more about where our food comes from

Watch Animals – LIVE from Edinburgh zoo. (Penguins, pandas, tigers and koalas)

Experiments you can do at home

Find out about space – all of NASA’s resources are now free to look at

More Animals – this time feeds from Australian zoos

Primary Science Resources – ideas for all National Curriculum topics

Take part in the City nature Challenge

Zoo School! – Join educators from London Zoo for games, activities and live tours!

STEM resources (Science, Technology, engineering and math’s) KS1 KS2

Geography Resources

National Geographic Kids – games, competitions and interesting fact files.

Mapping Activities

Weather Activities

Fieldwork Lessons – live online with downloadable supports

Kew Gardens virtual tour – See a whole world of wonders from your sofa!

Weather Experiments – from the Met Office

History Resources

British Museum – Take a trip round the British museum and see presentations.

How has life changed within living memory – Learn History with Mr T

Live History lesson from a WW2 Bunker – (needs Facebook access)

Tutankhamun virtual tour

Art Resources

Explore famous galleries and picture collections

Online drawing lessons

Make your own playdough and create your own sculptures

Draw with Rob – Learn some amazing drawing techniques a step at a time

Get creative with hand and foot prints

Visit the Picasso Exhibition at the Royal Academy

Draw with John – Simple tutorials to improve your art skills

Join Katherine’s Art Club

Take part in the Hockney Art Challenge

Have a go at some Paper Crafts

Exciting opportunities from the National Society for Education in Art and Design For Reception and KS1 & 2

Music Resources

Free Live Musical Events

Music from the Royal Albert Hall – see what’s going on for free!

Have a singsong – with words and music – updated weekly!

Junior music at home

Mindfulness

Mindful Monsters  – Magical family moments

Looking after ourselves at home – information and support from Cues-Ed who have worked at Elfrida before.

Active Activities! – Aim for 60 minutes of activity each day….

BBC Supermovers – great ideas for learning whilst keeping your children active.

Cosmic Kids – yoga and mindfulness fun for children

Joe Wicks body Coach – online PE lessons at 9am

Go Noodle – movement and mindfulness for the whole family

10 Minute Movers – simple and quick activities to keep active

Change4Life – reasons to get moving…!

5 a day fitness – Use the Username EPS3 and the password O1Puzkq1

Easy sports activities – Download and give them a go

Yoga at home

Other Resources

Kindness Teaching Resources – from the Red Cross

Online Escape Room

Cooking ideas