Learning Links

There are lots of useful websites that you can use for support and guidance at home. We have gathered just a few that you may find useful from Early Years to Year 6. If you find any that you would like featured here please pop in to see us or email your links on the home page.

Welcome to the Families in the Foundation Years website – information for all families in England with children under the age of 5

 

Parents in Touch Help your child be successful at school- Early Years, KS1 and KS2

 

The National Literacy Trust Helping your child to become a better reader.

 

BBC Bitesize KS1  Learning resources and support for children ages 5-7

 

BBC Bitesize KS2  Learning resources and support for children ages 7-11

 

Twinkl – this site is offering free access to their website for 1 month. They have some fantastic resources all built around the National Curriculum.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

The free access code is: UKTWINKLHELPS

TTRockstars – All children have their own logins which they use in school. This will help them with their maths work. https://ttrockstars.com/

Spelling Shed – another website that the children use in school. This will help them with their literacy work.

https://www.spellingshed.com/

Top Marks – A site that will give your children access to lots of different school based activities.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

Primary Resources - again filled with lots of activities.

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/

https://www.purplemash.com

Language Angels - Spanish resources - (Pupil Games - button top right of page)

www.languageangels.com/schools

User name: as-primary

Password: asps

 

If you follow the link below, there are further resources that have been shared by schools across Barnsley and ideas for activities that you can do at home.

https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/children-families-and-education/schools-and-learning/learning-during-covid-19/

Barnsley Council have also put together a guide for Parents, with top tips and further links to different websites etc. Please read the document for more information, it has some really good ideas in.

Barnsley Council Resource Pack for Parents and Professionals

 

If you are looking to support your child(ren) to stay physical and active take a look at the following links. Little and often is the message, regular 5-10 minute spells throughout the day! Please be aware that while some of these sites are free, for others there may be a subscription.

Active English/Phonics and Maths exercise videos https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Guided Dance, Zumba and much more (sign up required) https://www.gonoodle.com/

Guided Dance (free to sign up during school closures) https://imoves.com/

Active learning & Physical Challenges (search ‘Easter Active Learning Tasks’) https://www.twinkl.co.uk

The ‘Body Coach’ work outs of kids! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w

English and Science Orienteering (printed worksheets required) https://www.questr.org/schoolclosure

Yoga through stories and movement https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Fun energising exercise videos https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/free-stuff

Phizfit Fun physical challenges & skill games https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVdp15KhUVg2hukSSXxoi1g