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Details of loads of websites for your use are below. A number of sites are offering their resources for free during these uncertain times, so let's make the most of using them!
New! Amber Valley School Partnership team have put these learning packs together. They are really good and provide children with activities that they can choose to do relating to different sports. There are different suggestions for 5-7 year olds, and then 7-11s. Each pack has different competitions that the children can enter, if they would like to.

Oak National Academy featuring online lessons: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom


DCC suggested activities page at this link.


BBC Bitesize daily lessons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize


Tips from the DfE to help parents with home learning: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-primary-school-children-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19


Harry Potter At Home: https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home



A teacher resource website is offering use of their home learning packs for free – just create an account and enter code UKTWINKLHELPS or CVDTWINKLHELPS and you have free access. The packs offer a range of activities across the curriculum. Specific year group links are listed below:


Reception - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/eyfs-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-tp-2549362

Year 1 - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-1-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549910

Year 2 - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-2-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549911

Year 1 and Year 2 – story based activities - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/ks1-share-a-story-school-closure-resource-pack-t-tp-2549371

Year 3 - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-3-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549912

Year 4 - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-4-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549913

Year 5 - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-5-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549914

Year 6 - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/year-6-school-closure-home-learning-resource-pack-t-e-2549915




Teachers' Petwww.t-pet.co.uk
Another great teacher resource website which has created free home learning packs for all year groups:


Reception - https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/early-years-eyfs-home-learning-resource-pack/

Year 1 and 2 - https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/key-stage-one-ks1-home-learning-resource-pack-1/

Year 3 and 4 - https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/lower-key-stage-two-ks2-home-learning-resource-pack-1/

Year 5 and 6 - https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/upper-key-stage-two-ks2-home-learning-resource-pack-1/



New! https://www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/54454 - Online lessons from the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM)

White Rose maths home learning - we follow White Rose maths for our planning so this will be really useful!  Lots of free things coming out soon. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCob4tkfOSXy6yav9Y54SKIQ - this is BRILLIANT to demonstrate mathematical methods and concepts!  A teacher and her daughter (Amber) make videos taking you step by step through methods.  Mainly aimed at Y2 & 3 but can be accessed by all and adapted where needed! 

www.topmarks.co.uk – a wide range of activities for Maths and English



Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
www.teachyourmonstertoread.com – the website is free anyway. A fabulous site full of activities and games around phonics, reading and spelling. This App is currently being offered for FREE so take this chance to grab it now!  If you have an Android phone, there is a 99p charge as, apparently, Google won’t offer the same thing again for free within a certain time frame.


Google play link - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teachyourmonstertoread.tmapp&hl=en

Apple store link - https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/teach-your-monster-to-read/id828392046


www.phonicsplay.co.uk – phonics games and activities 


https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ - free e-books, maths games & activities 

http://www.pobble365.com/ - this is GREAT for a picture a day with lots of creative writing ideas based around it. 

https://pages.sumdog.com/  - maths and spelling practice 

https://www.mathshed.com/en-gb - although this is a paid subscription, you can sign up for a free 14 day trial! It's good!

https://www.spellingshed.com/en-gb - again this is a paid subscription, but you can have a free 14 day trial! 


https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary - all subject areas.  Lots of games and activities linked across the curriculum. 

https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/50-youtube-channels-for-home-learning/ - YouTube home learning channels


https://happyhooligans.ca/science-activities-for-kids/ - some FAB science ideas here! 

https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities – exciting STEM projects to keep you busy







https://themuddypuddleteacher.co.uk/ - fab outdoor learning activities for a range of curriculum areas.  Free access has been granted; it’s great!

https://www.ltl.org.uk/free-resources/ - Learning through Landscapes outdoor work 

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=go+noodle – Go Noodle songs!! 
https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga - Cosmic Kids Yoga

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - BBC Super Movers

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/141511613269813935/ - 30-Day Lego Challenge

https://plprimarystars.com/news/home-learning-activities-school-closures - Premier League Primary Stars

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv - The Body Coach

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/pe-home-learning - Youth Sport Trust (Home Learning Resource)

https://pe-coordinator.co.uk/home-fitness/ - AVSSP Fitness Resource



Use the links below to practise your times tables! The better you get at them, the easier maths becomes. no




Your teachers can add documents here which will be useful when you are working at home.