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School Closure: Useful Websites for Home Schooling

Numeracy

Maths Whizz

https://www.whizz.com/

Support your children with Maths-Whizz, the online maths tutor that guarantees accelerated progress.

Username: antrimp Password: primary

 

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note: this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.

 

Prodigy Maths

https://www.prodigygame.com

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

 

Literacy

Accelerated Reader

https://ukhosted73.renlearn.co.uk/1894361/default.aspx

P5-P7 can continue to assess their understanding of reading books by completing tests.

 

Overdrive

https://www.overdrive.com/

Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning.

 

Scholastic UK Resource Pack

Early Years Pack

https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439122

Key Stage 1 Pack

https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439121

Lower Key Stage 2 Pack

https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439120

Upper Key Stage 2 Pack

https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439108

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age.

 

Collin’s Big Cat

https://collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home

Big Cat ebooks and free activities/worksheets. Year 1 is the equivalent of Primary 2 etc.

 

Grammarsaurus

http://grammarsaurus.co.uk/Terminology-table.pdf

Terminology tables with grammatical terms, meanings and examples.

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger children.

 

Book Trust 

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/hometime

www.facebook.com/booktrustni

A digital hub packed with reading advice, ideas, activities and resources.

 

David Walliams Audio Books

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/?fbclid=IwAR1ZkgsaScqE3BCjGOq1jW0zj4RVUuhmuN1Wzvsnu-K6KL3Rf2AAUbiJQgg

David Walliams is sharing audio stories for children.

 

Mr Hullabaloo

https://www.facebook.com/Mr-Hullabaloo-1458096697759418/

Story Telling on Facebook

 

World Around Us

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

 

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location.

 

Geography Games

https://world-geography.com/world.html

Geography gaming.

 

Art

The Artful Parent

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good, free art activities.

 

Red Ted Art

https://www.redtedart.com

Easy arts and crafts for younger children.

 

ICT

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming.

 

Religious Education

Scripture Union NI

Assemblies

Posted every Monday at 10am on Facebook

Here is a link to the first one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oB98hefvn-4

 

SU Groups

We post a video for primary aged children every Wednesday at 1pm on Facebook.

Here is the link to the first one: https://youtu.be/DupS8EABmVA

 

Facebook page: www.facebook.com/E3AntrimandLisburn

 

Play Based Learning

Play Matters More Than It Ever Did!

https://www.playboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Coronavirus-Play-Matters-More-Than-It-Ever-Did.pdf

Guidance sheet on how to provide quality play opportunities and experiences.

 

Physical Education

Joe Wicks Virtual PE Lessons

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

General

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee. However, Twinkl are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

 

BBC Bitesize

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

 

Studyladder

https://www.studyladder.co.uk

Educational activities and videos for Numeracy and Literacy. Free access during school hours.

 

IXL Maths and Literacy

https://uk.ixl.com

Personalised learning website for maths and literacy (Cost applicable)

 

BBC Learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. NO TV license is required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

 

Futurelearn

https://www.futurelearn.com

Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

 

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos.

 

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos.

 

Crash Course

https://thecrashcourse.com

Youtube videos on many subjects.

 

Paw Print Badges

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

 

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

 

Toy Theatre

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games.

 

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid-lwAR2wJdpSJSelTf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes.

 

PBS 

https://www.pbs.org/parents/activity-finder/ages-all/topics-all/shows-all/types-all

Interactive resource featuring apps and games that allow children to explore feelings, social skills, maths, literacy and science.

 

Natasha Lamb Daily Sign Language Lessons

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9w889Lid1JHB-AX4dCoQoQ/featured

 

Edinburgh Zoo, San Diego Zoo and Victoria Zoo

https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/

https://www.zoo.org.au/animals-at-home/

https://kids.sandiegozoo.org

Live streams of animal exhibits and more.

 

Explore Mars

https://accessmars.withgoogle.com

Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover.

 

CCEA Home Learning Resources

https://ccea.org.uk/learning-resources/home-learning/primary-resources

 

Hungry Little Minds

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk

UK Government Campaign – Activities for Children Age 0-5

 

Tiny Happy People

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people/activities/zjh8hbk

BBC Campaign for Children Age 0-5

 

Jo Jingles

https://www.facebook.com/groups/529307084669458/?ref=share

Live sing-a-long activities on Facebook

 

P6 Transfer Test Preparation

The Transfer Tutor

http://www.thetransfertutor.co.uk/

 

Transfer Ready

https://transferready.co.uk/

 

The Transfer Test

https://www.thetransfertest.com/shop

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