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.

Website Link: youtube.com/user/breakthruchris

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.

Website Link: bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

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.

Website Link: stories.audible.com/start-listen

Other Links for Learning

Arcademics (Various, particularly Maths)

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

Website Link: arcademics.com

oxfordowl.co.uk (Reading, Maths)

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

Website Link: www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home

familylives.org.uk (E-Safety)

News and articles surrounding internet safety.

Website Link: www.familylives.org.uk

parentinfo.org (E-Safety)

Useful digital advice from CEOP and Parent Zone.

Website Link: parentinfo.org

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.

Website Link: ictgames.com

Education City (Various)

Click to access the Education City website.

Website Link: educationcity.com

Digiduck's Story (E-Safety)

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

Website Link: www.childnet.com/resources

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.

Website Link: childnet.com

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.

Website Link: blockly.games

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

Website Link: twinkl.co.uk

Scratch (Computing)

Creative computer programming

Website Link: scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games

Ted Ed (Various)

All sorts of engaging educational videos

Website Link: ed.ted.com

National Geographic Kids (Geography, History, Science)

Activities and quizzes for younger kids

Website Link: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Duolingo (Languages)

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Website Link: duolingo.com

Mystery Science (Science)

Free science lessons

Website Link: mysteryscience.com

The Kids Should See This (Various)

Wide range of cool educational videos

Website Link: thekidshouldseethis.com

Crash Course Kids (Various)

Wide range of cool educational videos for younger kids

Website Link: youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

Crest Awards (Science)

Science awards you can complete from home

Website Link: crestawards.org

iDEA Awards (Computing Science)

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Website Link: idea.org.uk

Paw Print Badges (Art)

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

Website Link: pawprintbadges.co.uk

Tinkercad (Art, Design and Technology, Computing)

All kinds of making

Website Link: tinkercad.com

Cbeebies Radio (English, Listening)

Listening activities for the younger ones

Website Link: bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Nature Detectives (Science)

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

Website Link: naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives

Geography Games (Geography)

Geography gaming!

Website Link: world-geography-games.com/world.html

Blue Peter Badges (Art)

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box

Website Link: bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

The Artful Parent (Art)

Good, free art activities

Website Link: facebook.com/artfulparent

Red Ted Art (Art)

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

Website Link: redtedart.com

The Imagination Tree (Art)

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest

Website Link: theimaginationtree.com

DK Find Out (Various)

Activities and quizzes

Website Link: dkfindout.com/uk

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