Scholastic Learning Packs
Scholastic, the maker of text books, have provided a range of free resources for parents to download to support their children’s learning during school closures:
Michael Rosen has lots of fantastic poems and stories that he read aloud on youtube that children may enjoy:
Oxford Owls have several free ebooks for children at all levels so they can continue with their reading if you don’t have many books at home.
Keeping children active can be difficult under the circumstances. Here are some PE videos from Joe Wickes specifically aimed towards children.
This app is a particular favourite with children. It’s an app that teaches the basics of djing in a fun, interactive way without the need for expensive, specialist equipment. All you need is a phone or tablet and the app. Djay guides users through every stage of mixing, teaching them the basics of decks and loops before giving them the freedom to mix and remix their library of music. There’s even a video visualiser tool that lets users create their own music videos to accompany their mixes.
Please visit the MyMaths website for lots of maths lessons and learning which has been set for your child. Your child will have a unique log on for this website which was posted out to you:
Every child has their own log on for a really good website where they can practice their literacy and reading skills.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk are currently offering their website free to parents to use to support their child's reading while schools are closed because of the coronavirus.
The username to access the website is march20 and the password is home
Our topic this term is going to be the Vikings. BBC Bitesize have superb videos and resources to look at:
Children may also like to play a game where they are a Viking raider!
Twinkl is a general resource website used by schools all around the country. They’re offering parents free access to their website whilst the current situation is continuing. There’s lots of interesting activities and opportunities for learning that children may like to take advantage of. There’s also lots of Science ideas on the website along with experiments and activities that children can do at home.
If you need to contact me for more home learning or if you feel the school can offer any more support during this time, please either send me a message on ClassDojo or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org