The government will close all schools at the end of the day on Friday 20th March 2020 to protect us all from the Covid 19 virus

Please find links below to educate your children at home in addition to the learning packs your children have been given already. If you have not been able to take a learning pack please contact the school office to arrange delivery.


Keeping Healthy

Exercise At Home KS1

Exercise At Home KS2

The following websites are also great for exercise at home:
- Cosmic Kids Yoga (on Youtube)
- Go Noodle
- BBC Supermovers

Interactive Learning 

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
Creative computer programming
Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Mystery Science
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
Crash Course
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.
iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
Prodigy Maths
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Cbeebies Radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.
Nature Detectives
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
British Council
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Geography Games
Geography gaming!
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities 
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Toy Theater
Educational online games
David Walliams
Lots of fun activities linked to his amazing books.
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.


Daily virtual phonics lessons for children

From Monday 23rd March there wil be Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on YouTube for children to watch at home. To find these you will need to go to https://www.youtube.com/user/OxfordEducation

They will release three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. The films will only be available at the times below:

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

Please note: the films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times.

They're also releasing a film of a poem for Reception and Year 1 children to join in with at 2.00 pm every day. The poems will be available on YouTube to watch again and again. 

A great opportunity for children to learn these by heart!

Films for parents

Films for parents to help their child learn to read at home with Read Write Inc. Phonics are available on our website and YouTube channel. Please visit - https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/parents/


World Book Online have just made their fabulous collection of over 3,000 ebooks and audiobooks available for free for children to access at home. They have books suitable for all ages. Click on the following link to access them. 



Access Pobble365 – use the picture and complete one of the activities each day.



Once Upon a Picture

Choose a picture and follow the prompts to write about what you see.



Maths Chase

Maths Chase is a completely free site where you can quickly test your times tables.

Timestable Rockstars

Children play as their own personal rockstar as they learn to recall times tables instantly.

Children have their logins from school.


Mathletics allows children to compete with others around the globe as they learn to work through problems at speed.

Children have their logins from school.

Hit the Button

Play the games on ‘Hit the Button’.


Arithmetic (Daily 10)

Go onto the ‘Daily 10’ website and answer the 10 questions on your chosen area.


Maths 4 Kids

Access the Maths 4 Kids videos on Youtube for great explanations of key maths skills.

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