Range of websites to support home learning
WEBSITES USED BY EASTWOOD LEARNERS
All children will have their own account and login for each of the following.
Additional links, for online safety, safeguarding and the Local Authority, can be found on the USEFUL LINKS page.
BBC Bitesize Daily: Daily short video clips of wide curriculum learning.
Learning at Home -BBC Bitesize: Lessons full of videos, quizzes and practice activities to help you with home learning.
TES: 57 free resources for home learning.
BBC Bitsize: Online games and videos linked to all areas of the curriculum and year groups.
Topmarks: A range of games and quizzes for lots of different curriculum areas.
BBC Newsround: Videos and reading regarding the news.
Education quizzes: A range of online quizzes.
Ducksters: History, geography and science facts and quizzes for KS1 and KS2.
Third space learning: infomration for parents on how to support home learing in maths.
Twinkl: Home support and worksheets for home learning for all year groups.
Harry Potter at home: Learn about the world of JK Rowling with quizzes, activities and stories.
Primary Stars: Premier League football related curriculum links.
Tutortastic: This site will lead you to a wealth of websites to support home learning.
Elevenses with the world of David Walliams: Audiobooks for KS2 children.
Audible: Online audiobooks for EYFS to KS2.
Story Online: Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Authorfy: Access to author's texts and their explanations and work surrounding it for KS1 and KS2.
Pobble365: Daily updated pictures and ideas for creative writing.
Michael Rosen YouTube: Lots of videos supporting the reading of short stories and poetry.
Talk for writing: Free year group supported talk for writing Pie Corbett packs.
Love Reading 4 Kids: Book recommendations for children of all ages.
Spell Zone: Spelling games and tools linked to year groups.
The children's poetry archive: Lots of children's poetry in audiobook versions.
The Day Newspaper: Daily child-related news feeds.
Learn English: LearnEnglish Kids wants to support parents whose children can't go to school at the moment. You can find tips and advice about helping your children practise their English at home.
Maths No Problem - Online resources and support for parents for children of all ages.
Top Marks: A variety of maths-related games for all ages.
Number Blocks: Key stage 1 and EYFS videos and activities.
My Mini Maths: Daily updated arithmetic and reasoning questions for Key Stage 2.
Maths Zone: Online games to support learning across all year groups.
Maths Is Fun: Online guide that shows children and parents methods for solving a range of mathematic problems.
10 Minute Maths At Home: Number Facts Paper Flip.
How To Help Your Child Learn Times Tables At Home: A Parent's Guide To Multiplication At Primary School.
How To Teach Your Child Fractions At Home: Helping You To Understand KS2 Fractions For Kids.
BBC Bitesize: Activities and videos for all ages.
Science Kids: Experiments, quizzes and facts for children to try and learn at home.
How Stuff Works: Fun science projects to try at home with an adult.
NASA Kids Club: Learn about space with games and facts for KS1 and KS2.
National Geographic Kids: Games, videos, quizzes and facts for children to learn KS1 and KS2.
BBC History: Games, videos and reading regarding historic topics KS1 and KS2.
Horrible Histories: Games, videos and facts about a range of historical periods.
Scratch: Create your own games using this online programming tool.
Shaun's Game Academy: Learn how to make your own online games.
Boogie Beebies: EYFS PE videos.
Disney 10 minute shake ups: 10 minute videos linked to Disney films and characters.
Super Moovers: PE videos for all ages.
The Body Coach TV: Jo Wicks daily workouts
Modern Foreign Languages
BBC Bitesize - A selection of videos linked to the KS2 French curriculum.
Duolingo: Learn 30+ languages online with bite-size lessons based on science.
Social and Emotional
Purple watermelon: Purple Watermelon is a site that provides engaging ideas, challenges, mindfulness and assemblies for parents.
Childline Toolbox: Range of resources and strategies to support social and emotional needs.
NSPCC -Supporting children to understand COVID: Support and advice on how to help your child understand COVID-19 including how to talk to them about it and how to support their mental health.
NSPCC- How to cope with tantrums: Tips and advice to help you manage temper tantrums and bad behaviour.
Kids Inspire: Therapeutic services set up in response to the impact of COVID-19 on mental health.
Helpkidzlearn A collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.
Visuals2go: Free resources to support fine motor skills, personal emotional needs and maths.
Speech and language kids: An extensive range of education and therapy resources for parents and teachers of children with speech and language problems.
The autism page: Online support and information aimed at supporting parents with young autistic children. Information and ideas to support the implementation of autism-specific teaching methods - click here
Cbeebies: TV programmes, games and learning especially for the early years.
Letters and Sounds: A link to resources and information about our phonics scheme.
Phonics Play: This currently free to join site has lots of phonic based games and activities.
Play School: A website with a range of resources, ideas and children shows that develop an understanding of life and basic skills.
Crickweb: Fun learning through games linked to the EYFS goals. For 3-4-year-olds.
Fun with Spot: A website dedicated to the well-known character Spot.
Busy Things: Excellent site built around the 7 areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. You can access a free 7 day trial but you need to subscribe after this period to access the content – various subscription packages available. (During national lockdown 2021, there is an offer of £1 per month)
Teachers will also email useful links via email and Office 365.