Home Learning October 2020.
Please read the following letters which show our plans if a full class bubble needs to close. You will be provided with Google Classroom log ins and passwords as soon as they are required.
Please see the latest Government guidance for useful websites regarding home school learning opportunities online.
Please also see the following wellbeing pack.
Sites and resources available at home
You might want to use some ideas from any of the following booklets or websites below:
- Early Years Home School Collection
- Link to Activity Booklet for Ages 5-7 click here
- Activity Booklet for Ages 7-11
- Outdoor Activities for EYFS
- Outdoor Activities for KS1
- Outdoor Activities for KS2
- Mindfulness & Relaxation Apps for Children
Launched in January 2019 this passport contains a set of fun things you might want to do whilst having to stay at home. Some of them you cannot do because of COVID but many more you can. Why not have a go and tick of some activities?
For more information from the DFE click here
For more resources linked to this passport please click here
|School Directed Learning|
|Google Classroom – One of the approaches we utilize, is Google Classroom. We would like to actively encourage all families to support their children to log in to this at least once per day. If you are unable to access these services, you will have been provided with a learning pack containing appropriate work for your child.|
|Oak National Academy – Your teachers may from time to time, use resources from this website. The Oak National Academy aim to support teachers to support their pupils. They provide a bank of high-quality, sequenced video lessons and resources for teachers to use as they wish. They cover a range of subjects including maths, English, art and languages. Please click here to access this site.
BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize offers resources for a broad range of subjects. “Lessons” are delivered through engaging videos and games followed by tasks to test their knowledge.Best of all, because Bitesize is created by the Beeb, it’s completely free. Please click here to access this site.
|MyOn – reading is an essential skill that all children must practise and perfect on a daily basis. This site offers children thousands of books to choose from to read online. They even have the option of having their favourite books read to them. Please click here to access this site.
Accelerated Reader – this site offers you the chance to test how well your child knows the books they are reading. At the end of each book, they can sit a quiz that will ask them a series of questions. Please click here to access this site.
Spelling League – children have the chance to shoot their way to the top of the leaderboard in a football manager style spelling game. Please click here to access this site.
Middlesbrough Reads – Middlesbrough Reads has created a brand new series of challenges, in partnership with the local authority, for children to do at home during the lockdown period. Once a fortnight, we will release an activity themed around a different Roald Dahl book. Each activity will also be linked to a different room in the home, so there’s lots of opportunities to be creative. There will be a chance to win a bundle of Roald Dahl books for each challenge, and children will slowly build up a collection of work. We’ll post a new challenge on this page every other Monday so keep those eyes peeled! Please click here to access this site.
Sentence Stacking with Jane Considine – every morning at 9.45am, children have the amazing chance to learn from Jane and create a nationwide community collaborative story. Please click here to access this site.
David Walliams World’s Worst Children – every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun! Please click here to access this site.
|Timestable Rockstars – this is a definite fans favourite amongst children and allows them to practise their times tables effortlessly and have quite a bit of fun doing it. Please click here to access this site.
White Rose Maths – the White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully. Please click here to access this site.
|Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Resources|
|Hungry Little Minds – Children love it when you chat, play and read with them, even when they’re too young to understand everything. Whatever the time and wherever you are, you can turn almost anything into a game. And every little thing you do together will help set them up nicely for the day they start school. Please click here to access this site.
Cbeebies – this site helps pre-schoolers learn whilst they play fun games, watch clips, sing songs and make things with their favourite CBeebies characters and shows.. Please click here to access this site.
|Religious Education Resources|
|Middlesbrough Diocese – this site contains all information relating to our local diocese, including guidance for parents and families at home. Please click here to access this site.
Middlesbrough Diocese Schools’ Service – this site contains all information relating to our local diocese and the support they offer our children and schools, including guidance for parents and families at home. Please click here to access this site.
|Explorify for Science – this site offers free resources full of engaging, creative science activities that has been designed to spark curiosity, discussion and debate. From video to hands-on activities, it’s easy to get Explorifying! Please click here to access this site.|
|Physical Activity Resources|
|PE with Joe Wicks – every morning at 9am, children have the fantastic opportunity to join in with the body coach himself, Joe Wicks, as he leads the country in a fantastic series of exercises that can be copied by children and parents alike, in their own living rooms. Please click here to access this site.#ThisIsPE Yorkshire Sport Foundation – Yorkshire Sport Foundation and leading national organisations are working with Physical Educators from across the country to support parents to teach PE at home. Please click here to access this site.|
|Art and DT Resources|
|Tate Kids– Tate believe access to art is a universal human right and see their galleries as sites of creative learning. They want to champion the importance of making art and encourage people to explore the many ways in which art is created and to develop their own creative potential. Please click here to access this site.|
|Twinkl – this site offers a host of learning packs, slideshows and activities that children can download very easily. Please click here to access this site.
Premier League Primary Stars – a wide collection of free, curriculum-linked activities to educate and entertain children at home. You can find lots of ideas for helping your children get active, as well as fun videos, games and worksheets for Maths, English and Health and Wellbeing. Please click here to access this site.
Topmarks – this site gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities. Please click here to access this site.
ICT Games – this site gives children the opportunity to practice their Maths and English skills through a range of simple games. Please click here to access this site.
Classroom Secrets – during this difficult time, this site is providing fun, interactive and practical home learning resources that are designed to be used by children. These include interactive games, video tutorials and downloadable home learning packs. Please click here to access this site.
Spark Tees Valley – this site is designed to be easily accessible for all ages but could be responded to at any level with the stimulus provided. Differentiation is built in. Please click here to access this site.