Links for Learning

Listed below are links to useful resources for learning. You can also visit our class-specific pages to find more resources - Acorns, Limes, Willows, Alders.

Links for Learning: Reading

Documents to Download

Letters & Sounds Document for Phonics

Phonics Overview

Mini Flashcards: Set One | Set Two | Set Three

Phonics Screening Check for Yr1: Set One | Set Two | Set Three | Set Four

Mr Thorne Does Phonics Videos

A good set of videos for teaching phonics and spelling.

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Phonics - Alphablocks

Alphablocks is a BBC children's programme that helps children develop the ability to 'blend' (i.e. read words using their component sounds to build up the word) and 'segment' (i.e. break words into their component sounds to help them spell and write) in a fun and engaging way. Click the picture to be taken to the BBC site that has a variety of clips and resources to use.

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Audible Stories

For as long as schools are closed, Audible is open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

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Other Links for Learning

Arcademics (Various, particularly Maths)

Lots of really fun and engaging online games for all ages - particularly good maths games.

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Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.

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News and articles surrounding internet safety.

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Useful digital advice from CEOP and Parent Zone.

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ICT Games (English, Maths)

ICT Games is a wonderful resource of English and Maths games suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2. It is the home of the much beloved DJ Cow.

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Education City (Various)

Click to access the Education City website.

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Digiduck's Story (E-Safety)

Click to read digiduck's story to help you keep safe on your computers, tablets and phones.

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Childnet (E-Safety)

Childnet is a great website to introduce children to all e-safety issues such as using social networks, chatrooms and mobile phones. We have looked at it in assembly. Click the picture to get to the site.

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The Value of Wearing Helmets (Road Safety)

Click to read an article on why wearing helmets when cycling is so important.

Blockly (Computing)

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

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Twinkl (Various)

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. Please enter code: UKTWINKLHELPS

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Scratch (Computing)

Creative computer programming

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Ted Ed (Various)

All sorts of engaging educational videos

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National Geographic Kids (Geography, History, Science)

Activities and quizzes for younger kids

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Duolingo (Languages)

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

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Mystery Science (Science)

Free science lessons

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The Kids Should See This (Various)

Wide range of cool educational videos

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Crash Course Kids (Various)

Wide range of cool educational videos for younger kids

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Crest Awards (Science)

Science awards you can complete from home

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iDEA Awards (Computing Science)

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

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Paw Print Badges (Art)

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

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Tinkercad (Art, Design and Technology, Computing)

All kinds of making

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Cbeebies Radio (English, Listening)

Listening activities for the younger ones

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Nature Detectives (Science)

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

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Geography Games (Geography)

Geography gaming!

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Blue Peter Badges (Art)

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box

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The Artful Parent (Art)

Good, free art activities

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Red Ted Art (Art)

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

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The Imagination Tree (Art)

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest

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DK Find Out (Various)

Activities and quizzes

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