Home Learning Resources

Here are some useful websites to support learning at home.

 

Please be extra vigilant when your child is using devices and online content at home. Ensure there is appropriate adult supervision or an adult nearby when your child is online and follow the guidance found in the ‘Online Safety Parent’s Guide to Remote Learning’ in our Online Safety Section of the school website. Here, you will also find other guidance on parental controls and social media safety.

 

Seesaw

Seesaw is our whole school learning platform, which allows children, teachers and parents to access and engage in learning virtually through the Seesaw APP. Teachers can upload and share work and activities with parents and children virtually.

 


Purple Mash hosts a wide range of curriculum focused activities, creative tools, programs and games to support and inspire creative learning every day. From poems to newspapers, masks and 3D models, animations and textured paintings. As Purple Mash is online, children can continue their learning anywhere and anytime. As a school we use Purple Mash as part of our Computing curriculum and across the wider curriculum. Every child in school has their own login details that they use in school which enables them to also access a wide range of activities from home.

 

Spelling Shed is a whole school spelling scheme, which gives 100% coverage of the National Curriculum. Teachers are able to personalise spelling lists for their year group or individual pupils, with weekly spelling lists and games to learn the Common Exception Words for their year group. Every child in school has their own login details that they use in school which enables them to also access a wide range of activities from home.

 

Times Table Rockstars @ttrockstars | Ian Addison's Blog

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice to boost times tables recall and fluency. Pupils from Year 2 have personal logins for this site and frequently participate in a Battle of the Bands, against another class or year group. Children are rewarded for both improved speed and improved accuracy based on their personal progress.

 

St Peter's Catholic Primary School - Phonics Play - now free for parents

This site is packed with interactive phonics games and resources to help children to learn to hear phonemes, recognise graphemes and develop the blending and segmenting skills that are vital for learning to read and spell.

 

CBeebies - Wikipedia

A useful site for Reception and KS1, with a variety of games, puzzles and quizzes, shows to watch and items to listen to along with ideas for activities and making things.

Growth Mindsets: Help your child try new things.

Have a look at this page to find out more about Growth Mindset and how can it help your child's learning and social skills.

Visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-try-new-things   

 

bbc-bitesize-ks1 - Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School

You can find free videos, step-by-step guides, games, activities and quizzes on the BBS Bitesize KS1 website to help with all areas of the curriculum. There are also links to various support pages and a Learn and revise section. 

 

bbc-bitesize-ks2 - Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School

BBC Bitesize KS2 can help with children's homework, revision and learning. You can find free videos, games, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes to help with all areas of the curriculum. There are also links to various support pages and a Learn and revise section. 

 

Horrible Histories | Waterstones

Complementing the primary History curriculum. Here you can watch episodes and clips, play games, and sing along to your favourite Horrible Histories songs!

 

BBC - Press Office - BBC Earth partners with Virgin Oceanic expedition to  film the world's oceans

A useful site to support Geography and Science topics. Discover and share amazing animal facts, photos and breaking news, and watch exclusive wildlife videos from the best BBC TV & Radio shows.

 

Oxford Owl has landed | Teaching News | Teach Primary

Offering expert advice and support for parents, educational activities and games and free eBooks for 3 to 11 year olds, to support children's learning at primary school and at home. Oxford Owl is packed with advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.

 

The Topmarks Blog

Topmarks offers advice for parents on supporting children at home and gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities. It is a searchable site of thousands of quality teaching resources, interactive resources, homework and revision support.

 

World Geography Games Online - Let's play and learn Geography!

Brain-engaging Geography games to test your knowledge: learn countries of the world, capitals, flags, US States, continents, islands, oceans and much more ...

 

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