Daily lessons for homeschooling - BBC Bitesize

Here you'll find daily lessons for homeschooling in Maths and English for every year group (apart from EYFS), as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.

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Coronavirus: A book for children

This book has been recommended as a way to talk to children about coronavirus. The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds. Download it here or read it as an e-book here.




Parenting in the time of COVID-19 from The World Health Organization
Six one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behaviour, managing stress, and talking about COVID-19. Use them to your and your kids’ advantage, and have fun in doing so.

Purple Watermelon

This includes: Weekly Mindful Assemblies (These aim to teach your child a lesson about life and happiness), Fortnightly PB Challenge (Personal best challenge: these aim to build evidence for your child that practice and sticking at something has a real impact. Great for developing grit and resilience), Daily Learning Challenge (A learning style activity for all ages which aims to engage your child and incorporate awe and appreciation of the world. Basic literacy and maths skills links where appropriate), Weekly Exercise (A weekly challenge set by our resident head teacher and veteran GB triathlete) and  Advice for Parents (Tips and advice on topics to help you manage these potentially challenging times).


Fun games and teaching resources about microbes and antibiotics.


Daily Activities from Persil

Home is good - YouTube
 Lots of activities ranging between 10 minutes and 2 hours.


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Online/Home Learning | St Ignatius Catholic Primary School


For EYFS to KS2. Authorfy gives you access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels.

The write stuff – St Luke's Blog Pages
Jane Considine is the creator of the Write Stuff which we use to teach writing throughout the school. English sessions for children of all ages are available on her Youtube channel.

For KS1 and KS2. The Literacy Shed offers downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

Bring your subject to life with interactive lessons featuring some of the BBC's biggest brands and presenters. This could be an English lesson for the day or the start of a writing project.

Pobble Events | Eventbrite 
For KS1 and KS2. A new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.

Formarsi con Audible. -
 From EYFS to KS2, all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under.  Instantly access 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more.

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 Year 3 — St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School Harrogate, a ...

Free e-books for ages 3 to 11, phonics guides, maths games and activities, advice and support for learning at home.

Reception | West Street Community Primary
Phonics Play - currently free.  This is a site that KS1 teachers use to help the children learn Letters and Sounds phonics in a fun way. 
You will need to use the following login details -  Username = march20        Password = home


White Rose Maths

Individual lessons focusing on current units of work in each year group. Each lesson includes a video, an activity and answers.

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Quick and Easy Summer Maths Practice? 5 Free Multiplication Apps to Try On-the-Go

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Downloadable resource packs with teacher guidance. A week’s worth of resources is provided for each year group.

NRICH | Mathematical Institute
A range of activities for problem solving in maths. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range.

Numberblocks - CBeebies - BBC  
Videos for numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6. There are fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play.

Topmarks | Stratford St Mary Primary School | Suffolk
A range of interactive maths games categorised by age group.

Foundation Subjects


1.Nearpod | Cambrian College Teaching & Learning Innovation Hub Playing Short and Long Notes
2.Nearpod | Cambrian College Teaching & Learning Innovation Hub Different Sounds

3.Nearpod | Cambrian College Teaching & Learning Innovation HubBands 
4.Nearpod | Cambrian College Teaching & Learning Innovation HubWhat is Singing?

5.Nearpod | Cambrian College Teaching & Learning Innovation HubLow, Middle, High

Here are some music interactive quizzes to help you at home. These are recommended from Mr Acton and will help stop your music vocabulary from going rusty.


world geography games brings entertaining, educational quiz games to test and improve your geographical knowledge.

GeoGuessr  is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognise your surroundings.

Modern Foreign Languages

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 BBC Two - GCSE Bitesize Revision
BBC Bitesize is an incredibly engaging and rich source of learning for age 3 and up.  We will update this page with information about BBC Bitsize home learning which will be available from Monday 20th April.

For EYFS to KS2. Downloadable resource packs and activity timetables covering a range of subjects.. 

 Primary Resources - KS2, KS1, Early Years (EYFS) KS3, KS4, Twinkl
Twinkl - currently free with this code: UKTWINKLHELPS   This has thousands of resources for core and foundation subjects.  Search for objectives recommended by your teacher on their webpage e.g. multiplying 2-digit by 4-digit numbers   or    biographies

Chester Zoo Live Stream || How To Watch Them - YouTube
Videos are still be available.
Chester Zoo offered a live zoo experience. Because you can't go to the zoo, they brought the zoo to you!

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