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Activities to try at home

Hi all, please check out these links!

We have loads to choose from so dive in :)

 

Think U Know has made a bunch of avtivity packs go and check them out :)

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/

 

In addition to the classrooms Mr Gurney has provided us via TopYa! with an exciting new way to stay fit and healthy at home! Please visit the link below for details and see our downloads section (at the bottom) for a handy guide on getting started!

https://topya.com/active/#parent

 

BBC Bitesize are now doing daily lessons!!!!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

BBC Super Movers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 

Change4Life Activities 

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities

 

GoNoodle Kids Videos App

It's free to download to a smartphone and contains 300+ dance videos, yoga exercises and mindfulness activities

 

Ultimate Indoor Football Workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9f_c6LHoTI&feature=youtu.be

 

Disney Dance-Alongs

https://www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/activities/disney-workouts/

 

Youth Sport Trust PE Home Learning

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/pe-home-learning

 

Joe Wicks

Joe

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

 

 

David Walliams Audio Books - click here to hear a David Walliams story at 11am every day.

 

Hobbycraft are holding daily online crafting workshops at 11am. Click here to visit and try.

 

Click here for free drawing lessons for kids from World Book Day author

 

Instilling Inspiration are posting daily Youtube videos linked to PE, fitness, mindfulness and much more. Click to visit.

 

Tips for Remote Learning at Home

Click here to view top tips for remote learning for parents

Click here to view top tips for remote learning for children

 

Have a look at these free learning resources on Youtube from Nessy

Download

 

 

THE MATHS FACTOR

Click here for free maths resources!

Maths factor

 

 

Maddie Moate

Stay Curious - Lots of great science and plenty of fun activities 

 

Maddiemoate

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/maddiemoate

 

Minecraft Education Edition For Free!

Minecraft block

 

Scratch

 

 

Below is an extensive list of other great activities and resources.

A short description with each link will let you know if its something that might be useful.

 

Home activity packs

Heres a great link for home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/home-activity-worksheets?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=03cb8440df-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_24_03_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-03cb8440df-55106681  

 

 

Cross-curricular resources

  • Adobe Education Exchange: Free resources, workshops and teaching materials. All ages: https://edex.adobe.com
  • Atom Learning: Personalised learning in English and maths, using teacher-led content. Key stage 2: https://atomlearning.co.uk/
  • BBC Bitesize: Over the coming weeks, the BBC will be offering daily content to support families with home learning and issues of wellbeing: www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
  • BrainPOP: Cross-curricular resources using topics and themes. BrainPOP has offered “free, unlimited use of BrainPOP to any school, anywhere, that is closed due to the coronavirus during the period of their closure”. All ages: https://go.brainpop.com/accessrequest
  • Century Tech: English, maths and science resources for free to all schools and students affected by coronavirus school closures. All ages: www.century.tech/coronavirus-support/
  • Discovery Education: Videos, interactive activities, or complete, ready-to-use lesson plans in maths, science and social studies. All ages: www.discoveryeducation.com/virtual-learning
  • Earwig Academic: A package for teachers to support teaching evidence, making assessments, tracking progress and reporting. Parents and pupils can upload work and communicate safely with teachers. During the coronavirus crisis, Earwig Lite is free to “anyone who needs it”. All ages: https://earwigacademic.com/
  • Highlights Kids: Read, play games and conduct science experiments. Primary age: www.highlightskids.com
  • Hungry Little Minds: Government supported. Activities for parents with children aged under five: https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/
  • Twinkl: Learning resources, planning and assessment materials. The company has created free home learning and school closure packs. All ages: www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures
  • Seneca Learning: A free online learning platform. Key stages 2, 3 and 4: www.senecalearning.com
  • Tassomai: Bite-sized learning, using quizzes and short videos. Key stages 3 and 4. Free access to schools affected by coronavirus closures: www.tassomai.com

Other home learning support

English/literacy/reading

STEM

Coding and IT

  • Acorn Aspirations: Activities for bridging the digital skills gap. Ages 12 to 18: http://acornaspirations.com/
  • Blockly Games: Educational games for pupils who have not had prior experience with computer programming: https://blockly.games/
  • Blue Shift Coding: One-to-one tutoring in coding for 7 to 14-year olds: https://blueshiftcoding.com/
  • BT Skills for Tomorrow: Tech skills to prepare students for the workplace. Resources for teachers as well: www.bt.com/skillsfortomorrow/
  • Codecademy: Web development and data science skills activities. In light of coronavirus, it is offering 10,000 scholarships to Codecademy Pro for free to high school and college students for the rest of the school year: https://pro.codecademy.com/learn-from-home/
  • Kano: Coding and design. All ages: https://kano.me/uk/education
  • Snapplify: Resources to support digital education for students and schools: www.snapplify.com
  • Swop Bots: Stories and games for schools and families to encourage the next generation of coders. Age 8 and over: https://swopbots.com/
  • Twin Science: Teaches basic coding and programming. Ages 8 and over: www.twinscience.com
  • Tynker: Encouraging children to create, code, make websites and design games. Free access to its premium service during the school closures. Ages 5 and over: www.tynker.com

Creative and arts subjects

Humanities and social sciences

 

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TopYa Active App guide 30th Apr 2020 Download