Phase 1 & 2 Learning Summary

This page provides a summary of home learning for Phase 1 pupils (Reception to Year 2). Nursery pupils will have received a list of activities to do at home. 

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The home learning timetable for pupils is as follows: 

For each lesson, follow these steps:

  1. Play the video by their class teacher posted onto Google Classroom, pausing when instructed.
  2. Complete the task in the home learning book or the booklet
  3. Take a photo of your work
  4. Upload the photo to Google Drive or email to the class teacher.

For the drop in slot between 11 and 12, you can email your class teacher who will be online at this time and ready to reply.

If for any reason technology becomes a barrier, please complete one literacy and one maths activity each day from the pack you have been given. If you would like some more activity ideas, there are plenty below, both offline and online!

Online Resources

Please find below a list of some of the websites offering free or trial periods of their resources. They have been broken down into different subjects but often websites do in fact cover the whole curriculum. None of these websites require payment to access so some of the obvious platforms haven’t been included. Some do require you to log in or create a free account to access. 

 

General

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/ - interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ - huge treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects. Also holds links to games etc that are hosted by other sites.

http://www.pobble365.com/ - a new picture is shared each day to provoke discussion, debate or writing ideas.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ - a huge range of different subjects and focuses, arguably the best host of any resource you could need. Have offered a free account in the result of school closures.

https://www.weareteachers.com/free-online-learning-resources/ - lots of specific links to different sites that offer free resources or learning platforms.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize - huge range of different resources and information broken down into Key Stages and year groups.

https://tpet.co.uk/ - free online resource packs.

 

English

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ - spelling activities with specialist resources for each year group

https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/free-resources - English resources from the team behind maths mastery

https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ - free online digital download of a specialist children’s newspaper.

http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ - vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world.

https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Nature-and-Animal-Realm-1.pdf - downloadable reading activity pack.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ - free online books – brilliant if you can’t get to the library

 

Maths

https://mathsticks.com/my/ - online resources and print-offs with specifically broken down key stage focuses.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - times tables and number bond practise

https://ttrockstars.com/ - our children have their own log in for this

https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/free-resources - resources aligned to our curriculum

https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ - 5 quick questions to recap key maths skills.

 

Science

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/ - lots of science subject areas covered with resources specifically designed for primary age children. (Other subjects are also available on this site).

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/14/30-ways-to-go-wild-with-science/ - lots of different and fun science activities you can do in the house or garden

 

Foundation Subjects

https://www.gonoodle.com/  - lots of online videos that help keep children active inside and also teach mindfulness and meditation

https://www.typingclub.com/ - online programme for teaching and developing touch typing

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/12/30-ways-to-get-creative-for-30-days-wild/ - different activity ideas that involve creating or engaging with different things in your house or garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w&safe=active - Joe Wicks has recorded various 5 minute fitness activities aimed at primary school children

https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home - some videos are free – dances, workouts, fitness challenges