Welcome to Key Stage 1!
(Years 1 & 2)
Rec & Year 1 - Conkers Class Year 1 & 2 - Poplar Class Year 2 - Elm Class
Learning at Home
To minimise the impact on your learning during the Coronavirus outbreak, we have put together a selection of resources and weblinks to support your learning at home. We hope you will find them useful.
https://ttrockstars.com/ - Times Tables rockstars to practise your times table facts
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - Hit the Button – practise all sorts of number fact recollection from times tables to number bonds, doubles, halves and even square numbers.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10 - Daily 10 - 10 maths questions which can be used for mental maths practise.
https://www.themathsfactor.com/- Unlock your child's maths confidence with Carol Vorderman's maths site for 4-11 year olds.
http://www.pobble365.com/ - reading and writing activities inspired by a different picture each day.
https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/ - image prompts to use in the classroom or home that can be used to teach reading skills, prompt creative writing and more!
https://spellingframe.co.uk/ - a place where you can practise all of the key words on the KS2 spelling lists.
http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/spookySpellings/index.html - a place where you can practise all of the key words on the KS2 spelling lists.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ - Lots of free resources
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar - practise all sorts of grammar, punctuation and spellings by playing lots of fun games.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ - A site packed with interactive phonics games with free access using the following: Username: march20 Password: home
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks – Cbeebies Alphablocks
https://www.getepic.com/ - The leading digital library for kids offering unlimited access to 35000 of the best children’s books of all time. Join FREE for 30 days.
https://www.vooks.com/ - Animated storybooks - 1 Year FREE subscription to teachers and those who are home-schooling (following a curriculum or following recommended government guidelines). Each account is limited to 3 personal devices.
https://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/ - practise letter formation and handwriting joins
https://blockly.games/ - learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
https://scratch.mit.edu/ - Creative computer programming
https://hourofcode.com/uk - learn how to code
https://www.tinkercad.com/ - All kinds of creations using computer design
Science & Outdoor Learning
https://mysteryscience.com/ - Free science lessons
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6bqkmn/articles/zj7s6v4 - Earth Squad Go! (KS2) – Join the Earth Squad and explore the Rainforest in this new science game.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zdp4382/articles/zn7bscw – Galaxy Pugs (KS1) – Meet the Galaxy Pugs! Help them study and observe our planet’s animals, plants and materials.
https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/ - Live animal webcams
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ - from houses, buildings and gardens to coast and countryside. Currently, FREE access to all grounds.
https://world-geography-games.com/ - Geography gaming.
https://www.dkfindout.com/ - activities and quizzes about our world.
https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/ - lots of topical news stories, articles, games and activities aimed at children and young people.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=pshe – lots of games with PSHE and citizenship themes.
http://www.harptoons.com/index.html - learn how to draw lots of different animals, characters and objects.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5XMF3Inoi8R9nSI8ChOsdQ - Art for kids hub. Learn to draw almost anything with these easy step-by-step tutorials.
https://www.duolingo.com/course/fr/en/Learn-French - Learn French in just 5 minutes a day. For free. Learn French online with free lessons that feel like a game.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z39d7ty - lots of useful topics to help you learn French.
https://www.musicteachers.co.uk/games/monkey-doh/index.html - Catch a falling banana and put it in your monkey pocket! Train your ears with Monkey Sing, Monkey Doh!
https://www.musicteachers.co.uk/namethatnote/?service_path=namethatnote - designed to help improve the speed at which you read music. Its fun and easy to play!
https://www.musicteachers.co.uk/games/holy-mole/index.html - It's a Mexican Mole Fiesta! Test your listening skills with Holy Mole
PE & Healthy Lifestyle
https://primarypeplanning.com/home-pe/?fbclid=IwAR02Eq3coVmTKzRG0FXth61OAQM7EpDd7e1FgzYyAQU9qUSWXMbuj274Ax8 – try the Pirate Adventure, Baby Shark Challenge or the Home PE Olympics.
https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 - Live PE lessons with The Body Coach every weekday morning at 9am.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - get moving!
https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames - Go Noodle. Get moving!
https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga – Cosmic Yoga for kids.
https://www.smilingmind.com.au/ - a non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life
Other useful websites with online resources as well as resources to download:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize - topics from all areas of the curriculum
https://ed.ted.com/ - All sorts of educational and engaging videos
https://www.educationquizzes.com/ - 3,000+ online quizzes covering most subjects. Written by teachers to help children remember and revise what they are learning in class.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search - resources to print out. Usually this is a paid for website. However, they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/ - resources to print out. Usually this is a paid for website. However, they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.
https://www.plazoom.com/ - resources to print out.
https://littleowlsresources.com/ - FREE Early Years/EY (EYFS) printable download resources/activities.
https://plprimarystars.com/ - Premier League Primary Stars – inspiring primary school children in everything from Maths and English to teamwork and sport.
Life in Key Stage 1