Home Learning Links

Here are some useful links and resources to support your children at home.
 
North Tyneside Home Learning Support
 
 
English
 
Pobble 365 have daily writing and comprehension challenges.
 
 
Epic is an online library with lots of great free books. It's free to sign up and is available as an app too.  
 
Vooks are offering free 1 month accounts for animated story books. 
 
World eBook Reader has over 3000 eBooks and audiobooks for children to access at home.
 
Oliver Jeffers will be reading his fantastic books live each day at 6pm via Instagram and Twitter. He will then also talk about the ideas, inspiration and process of making the books. All the videos are uploaded to his website after live streaming and available to watch anytime.
Maths
White Rose Maths have home learning packs for each year group.
 
Science BBC KS2 Science
PE

BBC KS2 PE

GoNoodle have some great exercise videos on the Fresh Start channel.  There are also a huge amount of guided dance videos to help your children stay active and get moving.  It is free to sign up and create an account.

 

Supermovers have lots of interactive lessons for English, Maths and much more.

 

The Body Coach is providing free PE lessons on his YouTube Channel from Monday 23rd March 2020 at 9am.

 

Change4Life have lots of dance videos online to keep active.

 

Premier League Stars have a range of physical activities based around English, Maths, PE and PHSE.

 

Go for a walk, run or bike ride in the local area. Aim for 10,000 steps.

Art & Design Technology
 
Geography BBC KS2 Geography
History BBC KS2 History
Computing
 
Apple have a free coding app called Swift Playgrounds for iPad which allows children to learn key coding skills and make their own games.
 
Apple have some great free resources for using the iPad to create:
 
 
 
 
Music
 
Eoin Hughes is music teacher who uses GarageBand to teach and create.  He has a great YouTube playlists to support creating songs and How To Play with GarageBand on iPad.
 

NTMEH Music Takeaway! 

To access this amazing free resource please click on the link https://youtu.be/ZTmfHPXqaAI 

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) BBC KS2 French
Religious Education (RE)
 
Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE)
 
GoNoodle have some great mindfulness activities in which pupils can use meditation, yoga and brain exercises.  It is free to sign up and create an account.
 
Little Rescuers have some resources to try at home.
 
Children’s Guide to Coronavirus from the Children’s Commissioner (Cross phase) - https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/
Guidance on supporting bereaved children during the coronavirus outbreak (Cross phase) – http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/help-around-a-death/covid-19.aspx
Family SEAL (Social and Emotional Aspects of learning) booklets – which contain lovely activities for children to do with families  (Primary) https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110810113520/http://nsonline.org.uk/node/66364
Little Rescuers – First Aid home learning sessions for Primary schools- http://tumblesandgrumbles.co.uk/little-rescuers-learning/
Find your Brave – Childrens Mental Health Week resources (Cross phase) https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/schools-and-youth-groups/
Mud and Lotus Mindfulness practises – free audio recordings that could be a helpful antidote to all the uncertainty, isolation and stress, which are known ingredients to trigger negative states of mind  https://mudandlotus.co.uk/audio-practice/
Other resources
RobinHoodMat have some ideas for projects over 7 weeks for each band of year groups.
 
Scholastic are offering 20 days of resources (3 hours learning per day) for dedicated year groups.  They are in US grade system so Year 5 would be grade 4.
 
Teachers Pet have free home learning packs covering a range of topics and skills.
iPad/iPhone apps that are free to support learning.  
 
Support for Parents
 
To help your children with the structure of the day, a timetable can be a huge help. Here is an example timetable to use as a good starting point to adapt and change to suit your needs.
 
 
HomeLearningUK support for parents