Welcome to Useful Websites For Home Learning.
We are trying ensure we give you the choice of a variety of activities to support home learning including packs of non screen activities, online tasks and website links.
Our priority for Home Learning is to complete the tasks set on Purple Mash (where possible) and the 2 weekly Home Learning packs provided for each year group.
Please explore the additional links and ideas we provide at your own pace – there is no expectation to complete them all, unless, of course, you want to!
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252 free educational interactive teaching resources and activities for Primary Schools.
84 free to use fun kids games/activities for kids aged 4 – 11.
170 plus links to free interactive teaching activities, educational games, image and software resources.
Free audio stories for kids
Storynory’s actors read myths, fairy tales, and original series.
Coolmath was designed for the frustrated, the confused, the bored students of the world who hate math and for math geeks of the world who love all things math.
(Not all educational)
|https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/||Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P|
The BBC’s Bitesize website covers all areas of the curriculum, ranging from primary school level up to GCSE exams.
It’s free to use and includes animations, revision flashcards and interactive sections to help your kids learn.
|https://www.topmarks.co.uk/||Games and interactive resources for a variety of subjects|
|https://nrich.maths.org/frontpage||Curriculum-linked resources to develop mathematical reasoning and problem solving|
|http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/||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!|
|https://www.funbrain.com/||Funbrain is an American website aimed at children aged three to 13 years old. It offers interactive games in numeracy, literacy, science and social studies. It’s free to use and also has online books and comics. A bright, colourful and fun site for children to learn while having fun.|
|https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/||Oxford Owl is aimed at children aged three to 11 years old and is free to use. It helps children learn reading and maths, and there are also top tips for parents to help your child with their learning. There are also over 250 free ebooks.|
|https://www.shaunsgameacademy.co.uk/||Shaun’s Game Academy is aimed at primary school children and above. Based on Aardman Animations Shaun the Sheep character, it lets children design their own game, learn how to code and even win prizes.|
|https://www.learninggamesforkids.com/||Learning Games for Kids has lots of learning games for kids – divided into school year groups – so you can find the right level of games for your child. It covers everything from vocabulary to geography, literature and maths.|
CBeebies has some great learning games, quizzes and a huge selection of topics to explore. Some of the topics include food and simple recipes for children to follow, and arts and crafts ideas to recreate.
Highly engaging and beautifully designed.
|https://www.makemegenius.com/||Make Me A Genius is filled with videos that cover a variety of subjects, such as physics for kids, photosynthesis, the nervous system, solar system and electricity. All of the videos are kid-friendly and will keep even your youngest children interested from start to finish.|
The highly interactive Sesame Street site is a fun, safe, and educational place for kids to play and learn.
Parents can set up playlists of videos and games that even pre-readers can navigate through. Downloadable podcasts allow parents to take shows on the road, or just watch them later.
This American website (hence the name Math, not Maths) is a great way to help improve your child’s sums and ability with numbers.
Cool Math 4 Kids has tons of puzzles, brain teasers and fun ways to do maths. Choose from Alien Addition, Dirt Bike Fractions, Demolition Division and lots more!
National Geographic Kids is great for children aged six to 13 years old.
It has some stunning images and interactive games and colouring books. A lovely site for children to learn more about animals, wildlife and the world around them.
It’s free to use, but you can also subscribe to the monthly magazine and the interactive app for £45 a year.
|https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html#.VpP5hDZH3zI||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!|
|https://www.nhm.ac.uk/||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!|
There are a LOT of resources on Kids Know It. At first, the site can seem a bit busy and overwhelming, but once you get stuck in, it’s a great educational resource for older kids.
It also features educational films and songs.