We will continue to add further Home Learning Activities over the next few weeks.
Many of our pupils are unable to complete traditional ‘Homework’ and it would not be appropriate for them to receive this type of work. Please see below details of a whole variety of activities.
Details below of lots of online resources. Click on the links in blue to access the websites.
It is extremely useful for our children and young people to practice their skills learnt at school through practical tasks in their homes.
Below are some suggestions of activities for you to do together in the home:
- Play a simple board or card game with a family member
- Look at a book or magazine
- Learn a song using Makaton from YouTube
- Use the pupil’s PECS books at home
- Choose a song to listen to and have a dance!
- Help with cooking
- Lay the table
- Tidy their room or a part of it
- Make a bed
- Help with laundry, including sorting socks!
- Create a Easter card or picture
- Practice turn-taking with a family member
How about some energetic activities? Why not search for these online and give them a go?
On YouTube search P.E with Joe – weekdays at 9.00am from Monday 23rd March 2020 onwards. Although they are aired at 9.00am each morning, you can view the videos at any time. Fun workouts at home for all ages. Why not give it a go, we have!
On Facebook search Dance with Oti Mabuse – every day at 11.30am, but you can view it at anytime.
Twinkl have a number of really helpful guides, designed for parents, for different areas of the curriculum. They also have a wide range of resources for all year groups and abilities which teachers use frequently in school. You could also look at the dedicated Parents’ Hub which contains hundreds of educational activities designed for use at home.
Please click here, then create a login using code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS to access the resources.
There is usually a subscription fee for families to access Twinkl. However, they are currently offering Twinkl free for one month.
Woodland Trust have got Nature Activities to do at home with kids. Might be nice to do on your daily walks or in the garden.
Toy Theater is a collection of interactive educational games to suit all levels. They are all free and designed to work on computers, tablets and mobile devices.
Red Ted Arts have lots of craft activities and resources with free printables.
Topmarks offers lots of free, interactive, educational games and activities. The activities are primarily maths-based ranging from EYFS-Key Stage 4 but you can also find activities relating to other subjects. To access the activities, click on the link, select a subject and an age group under the search bar and explore!
Phonics Play is a website with games and phonic fun, spellings etc. Free at the moment. if you use the codes below:
USERNAME : march20
PASSWORD : home
Storytime with David Walliams – free story everyday at 11.00am
Maths with Carol Voderman – free access to The Maths Factor website