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Remote Learning Resources

Resources to support remote learning

Alongside the use of our school app, we have prepared the list below of additional resources for students and parents to support remote learning. These have been saved below under each curriculum area and, where possible, detail the appropriate key stage which should access the resource.

The list has been compiled by our subject leaders and teachers but also includes various resources recommended by the Department for Education as well.

If you have any questions about the resources below, please contact your child’s teacher or email Mrs Warner at awarner@furnesseducationtrust.co.uk

Department for Education Resources

Mathematics

Website: https://www.bloomsburyearlyyears.com/coronavirus-free-access

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: activity ideas for children aged 0 to 5.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/free-resources

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: downloadable guidance and resource packs for parents and pupils.

Registration: not required

Website: https://mathswithparents.com/teachers/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: videos and activities for home-based learning, with resources for both parents and teachers.

Registration: is required

Website: https://nrich.maths.org/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 4

Description: a range of activities and articles aimed at students, parents and guardians, and teachers, categorised into age groups.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-with-maths

Key stages: early years foundation stage and key stage 1

Description: videos for numeracy development, with fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 3

Description: a range of interactive maths games categorised by age group, suitable for parents and students to work through.

Registration: not required

Website: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 3

Description: presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.BigMaths.com

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: maths resources to support teachers and parents with interactive challenges and games aimed at making maths fun.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.effectivemaths.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: teacher professional development resources as well as some quizzes for children to complete at home.

Registration: not required

Website: http://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Key stages: key stage 1 to key stage 5

Description: animated lessons with accompanying homework.

Registration: school registration is required

Website: http://www.ncetm.org.uk/primaryvideolessons

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: video lessons for primary age children.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-with-maths

Key stages: early years foundation stage and key stage 1

Description: videos for numeracy development, with fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play.

Registration: not required

Website: https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: activities and support for learning at home.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.themathsfactor.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: games and daily sessions for parents and students to work through at home.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.century.tech/

Key stages: key stage 2 to key stage 4

Description: courses and micro-lessons covering a range of topics. Sections for schools, parents and carers and pupils.

Registration: is required

Website: http://www.clickview.co.uk/free

Key stages: key stage 1 to key stage 4

Description: videos for students, with accompanying resources including teacher packs and activities.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/

Key stages: key stage 2 to key stage 5

Description: past papers and mark schemes for a range of key stages.

Registration: not required

English (Phonics)

Website: www.pearsonprimary.co.uk/BCPhonics

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: following the Letters and Sounds programme, Bug Club Phonics has e-books, teaching material and practice games.

Registration: required for free access to Bug Club Phonics. Form available for parents to register

Website: www.oxfordprimary.co.uk/floppysphonicstp

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description:online subscription enables schools to give pupils access to materials to practise GPCs at home. Activities and advice for parents and selected e-books available.

Registration: required for Oxford Owl for Home

Website: www.jollylearning.co.uk

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 1. Key stage 2 children learning to read

Description:teaching videos covering key skills needed for reading and writing. Access to guidance and a bank of activity sheets covering phonics, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Registration: not required

Website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/letters-and-sounds – for the handbook

Letters and Sounds for home and school – filmed phonics lessons

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 1. Key stage 2 children learning to read.

Description: filmed phonics lessons that follow phases 2 to 5 of the Letters and Sounds programme for reception, year 1 and learning to blend. Parent guidance videos.

Registration: not required

Website: https://phonicsinternational.com

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 1. Key stage 2 to adults learning to read.

Description: home learning resources include ‘Alphabetic Code and Phonics Skills’ and materials for reading, spelling and handwriting. The free series of 8 e-books include 200+ cumulative, decodable sentences and texts.

Registration: not required for all open access material. Required to download e-books ‘Alphabetic Code and Phonics Skills’.

Website: www.ruthmiskin.com – filmed phonics lessons

Oxford Owl Phonics – e-books and activities

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 1. Key stage 2 children learning to read

Description: phonics, word reading and spelling video lessons on YouTube. Phonics e-books, activities and advice from Oxford Owl

Registration: not required for filmed phonics lessons. Required for Oxford Owl for Home to access e-books.

Website: www.syntheticphonics.net

Key stages: nursery to key stage 1. Key stage 2 and key stage 3 pupils learning to read.

Description: advice, activities, videos, lesson plans and sample pages for reading, spelling and handwriting. Access to Rapid Phonics e-books and resources.

Registration: not required for Sound Discovery® videos and sample pages.

Website: www.sounds-write.co.uk/

Key stages:early years foundation stage to key stage 1. Key stage 2 and key stage 3 pupils learning to read.

Description: online courses and videos for parents, IWB resources, activity workbooks and games.

Registration: not required

English

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

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

Registration: not required

Website: https://authorfy.com

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/bookfinder/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

Registration: not required

Website: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing.

Registration: not required

Website: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.lovereading4schools.co.uk

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 5

Description: a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

Registration: not required

Website: https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 3

Description: a range of family activities to support literacy.

Registration: not required

Website: https://2simple.com/purple-mash/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: free during the school closure period. Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.

Registration: is required

Website: https://my.risingstars-uk.com/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: books and reading resources available online.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDe74j1F52zQ51fqNpKV07E71knNl8HFn

Key stages: early years foundation stage and key stage 1

Description: films of well-loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and trainer available Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2pm.

Registration: not required

Website: https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: an archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud.

Registration: not required

Website: https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: the Summer Reading Challenge takes place during the summer holidays. This year, our challenge features extra special characters designed by the award-winning author and illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.emile-education.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: game-based resources covering phonics, grammar and spelling. Schools need to register and distribute log-ins to pupils.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.englishmastery.org/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource books providing 8 weeks of activities.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.jmbeducation.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: 3 months free access available to game-based resources covering reading, writing and grammar

Registration: is required

Website: https://literacycounts.co.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: free home learning packs for parents covering reading and writing. A school offer is also available.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.pobble365.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: a new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.

Registration: not required

Website: https://theday.co.uk/subscriptions/the-day-home

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: a daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.century.tech/

Key stages: key stage 2 to key stage 5

Description: courses and micro-lessons covering a range of topics. Sections for schools, parents and carers and pupils.

Registration: is required

Website: https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/

Key stages: key stage 3 and key stage 4

Description: A wide selection of poetry covering different topics.

Registration: not required to view poems, but it is required to access teaching resources.

Website: https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/

Key stages: key stage 3, key stage 4 and key stage 5

Description: a range of downloadable resources covering the GCSE curriculum, categorised by examination board.

Registration: not required

Science

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

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: interactive resources covering the primary science curriculum. Suitable for pupil/parent use.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.century.tech/

Key stages: key stage 2

Description: Courses and micro-lessons covering a range of topics. Sections for schools, parents and carers and pupils.

Registration: is required

Website: http://primary.cleapss.org.uk/Resource/Home-learning-practical-activities-for-children-and-their-families.aspx

Key stages: key stage 1 to key stage 3

Description: practical science activities for children and their families to complete at home with guidance on safely conducting practical activities in the home environment. Suitable for teacher and parent use.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: an online resource bank listing quality-assured resources on external websites. The site features a live chat function offering support from subject experts. Main resource bank suitable for teacher use. New ‘home learning support for families’ section suitable for parent use.

Registration: is required for some resources

Websites: key stage 1 – https://www.tigtagjunior.com/

key stage 2 – https://www.tigtagworld.co.uk/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: video-based resource with lesson plans matched to the national curriculum for science. Lesson plans include videos, lesson ideas and interactive games and quizzes. Designed for teacher use, but suitable for parent use.

Registration: is required

Mental Wellbeing

This list of mental wellbeing resources has been collected and assured with support from the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

It is designed to provide guidance on how to support the wellbeing of children and young people being educated remotely.

Website: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: information and support on different aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

Website: https://riseabove.org.uk/topic/my-mind/

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: videos with tips on gaining confidence, dealing with anxiety and coping strategies from other young people.

Website: http://primary.cleapss.org.uk/Resource/Home-learning-practical-activities-for-children-and-their-families.aspx

Key stages: key stage 1 to key stage 3

Description: practical science activities for children and their families to complete at home with guidance on safely conducting practical activities in the home environment. Suitable for teacher and parent use.

Registration: not required

Physical Education

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mvsc

Key stages: early years foundation stage

Description: videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: 10-minute activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.lta.org.uk/tennis-at-home

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: videos, activity cards and resources giving children the chance to explore key character qualities demonstrated by tennis players.

Registration: not required

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

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube.

Registration: not required

Website: https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew/

Key stages: key stage 2

Description: resources and videos produced to help pupils perform 60 minutes of daily recommended activity.

Registration: not required

Website: https://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources-primary

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: online planning and assessment resources, providing teachers with lesson plans and resources to support the delivery of physical education.

Registration: not required