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Self-isolating at Home - Helpful Learning Links

Supporting our children's remote learning

We will fully support your child's learning if they are unable to attend because they are self-isolating or if there is a local lockdown. 

 

Children in every class are able to sign into Microsoft Teams.

 

Please see the short video below to help you log in to Teams.

 

We will set you work every day and see you online so we can provide you with support and feedback.

 

 

There are lots of other exciting things you can do online if you're stuck indoors self-isolating.

 

Useful websites for children

Fisher Price Play : https://play.fisher-price.com/

Games to practise alphabet, numbers and shapes. More suitable for EYFS

 

Shaun’s Game Academy: https://www.shaunsgameacademy.co.uk/

Shaun the sheep website which teaches children how to make online games. Suitable for whole school

 

Cbeebies Games: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games

A variety of educational games. More suitable for Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

 

Oxford owl: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Website with lots of educational games. Suitable for all.

 

BBC bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Website with lots of educational games. Suitable for all.

 

Reading Eggshttps://readingeggs.co.uk/

Register for a free trial and get 2 weeks free access to reading resources. Suitable for all.

 

Nasa Kids club: https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub

Children’s website about all things space. Suitable for all.

 

Education Quizzes: https://www.educationquizzes.com/

Education quizzes on different subjects. Suitable for all.

 

TT rock stars: https://ttrockstars.com/

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ Lots of different games and ideas for different curriculum areas.

https://www.ictgames.com/ Lots of different games and ideas for different curriculum areas.

OR Google: Classroom Secrets, Pobble or Twinkl

 

Other alternatives are:

1. The National Geographic

The National Geographic website is full to the brim with a vast amount of information on a whole host of subject areas including the environment, space, animals and even world music. A huge variety of photography is also available and would be great to help with projects and presentations. It’s the perfect resource for your kids if they are interested in all things science and want to learn more about the world that surrounds them.

 

2. NASA For Kids

Space buffs are sure to love the NASA for kids website. There is loads of information for children of all ages, with footage from Mars and the International Space Station to interviews with astronauts alongside all the latest news about the most recent space launches and developments. What’s even better is the large variety of games and craft activities younger children get to choose from. They can learn at the same time as having fun- it’s a win win!

 

3. BBC Primary School

The BBC’s primary school website is an ideal learning resource for children ages 4-11 years old. What’s great about this website is that it breaks down the curriculum topic by topic, offering a variety of different ways to learn about them. From languages and literacy to history and PSHE- this site really does cover everything!

 

4. Natural History Museum

Most major museums have children’s sections on their websites, and this one is definitely one of the most interactive ones out there. There are games and fact files linked with current exhibitions, which makes the information relevant and up-to-date. Alongside this children can virtually visit the museums via the ‘Antcam’ and ‘Flesh eating beetlecam’- cool or what? A brilliant educational resource!

 

5. Brain Pop

The amount of educational resources on Brain Pop is super impressive, with topics covering everything from science and English to health and art. There are loads of games and activities to choose from that are all guaranteed to help your kids learn at the same time as having fun. It’s a fantastic website to use if your child wants to go over a couple of topics at once.

 

Pobble have shared some great ideas for what do without a screen:


 

 

 

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