Useful Websites

You may like to access the following websites which provide additional learning content. Please remember the importance of internet safety – children should not be online for extended periods without supervision. For further information and guidance visit www.internetmatters.org.

Mathematics Mastery

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

Mathematics Mastery, an Ark programme, are the provider of the Atwood Maths curriculum. They have made resources available for free to parents of all primary age children.

 

Classroom Secrets

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

There are year group differentiated packs available to download for free. These include a range of maths, grammar and practical project ideas.

 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents with the code: UKTWINKLHELPS

 

NHS Workouts

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

NHS activities and indoor exercise ‘shake-ups’.

 

Westminster Library eBooks

https://www.westminster.gov.uk/ebooks-emagazines-and-audiobooks

Westminster library card holders can access the whole catalogue for free via phones, tables and PCs

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Interactive listening activities, stories and songs for Nursery, EYFS.

 

BBC School Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio

Interactive listening activities, stories and songs for KS1 and KS2.

 

Purple Mash

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/arkapa

We have paid for all children from Atwood to have log-ins to use this service. It is advert free and has a range of creative tools and games for children to create, save and share project work. Guest Account (password free access): https://www.purplemash.com/ql/53a0083666256

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

After creating a free account there are lots of free resources for Primary age including ebooks (linked to the Atwood Phonics programme)

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 

TED Education

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

 

The Imagination Tree

https://theimaginationtree.com

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

 

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages. Note this uses the U.S. grade system.

 

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

 

2Simple Python in Pieces

https://2simple.com/pythoninpieces/

Step-by-step lessons with videos to teach children how to code in Python.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming.

 

While we navigate this unusual time it is more important than ever to keep our minds active, healthy and positive. Please see below for links relating to PSHE, Philosophy and Mental Health content:

www.thephilosophyman.com/brainsqueezers

An excellent website where you can check back weekly for new ideas and resources!

 

https://mindup.org.uk/families/

Mind Up is taught in our school and they have made lots available to use at home.

 

https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/the-well-balanced-family/

This is an ebook which does cost so only a recommendation, however it may be worth investigation!

 

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

The NHS campaign Change for Life has recipes and ideas for activities at home

 

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

The Charity Mind has a fantastic website full of resources