"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go

Dr. Seuss

General Links suitable for all/most year groups -
for links tailored for your child's year, please select from the drop down menu under the Home Learning tab.

Picture Newspaper - a newspaper for children to read focusing on different types of holidays 

further resources available Resource 1, Resource 2 & Resource 3

Helping Parents with Home Learning - a useful flyer giving tips and links on how to
support your child

Money Matters Activities - Activities, ideas, weblinks & resources to help your child
learn about money  

Whitsun Half-term Ideas - Some ideas to keep your children entertained through half-term

Keeping Children Safe Online - click for further information and links on keeping your child safe when using the internet.

BBC Bitesize - Daily lessons released for Maths and English for all year groups, as well
as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.

Examples for structuring the day - This document has been created if you would like ideas on how to structure your child's day

RM Unify Link -  Log in at home using your school login details. This allows children to use any of the programs we have on unify at home - possibilities include Purple Mash, J2e coding J2 code and animation programs (spotlight), presenting tools and spelling.

General

Spelling Template - A spelling planner to help with week spellings 

Third Space Learning - please click here for information to access and sign up for
a free parent account.

Headstart - a downloadable free learning activity booklet for children in Years 1 - 6 (also with answer booklets!), Very user friendly and for those of you who have access to a printer,
this is a great resource (Maths and English)

Daily resources (Access to facebook/youtube needed) Content updated regularly by the likes of Steve Backshall, Oti Mabuse & Myleene Klass

STEM Ideas from NASA - all free and suitable for all

 

STEM Starters - Starters for STEM are 10 activities (per sheet) suitable for Years 1 to 6 that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and Maths skills. These activities are easy to resource and provide children with the stimulus to talk about the world around them.

Each one has a weblink to the STEM.org.uk website, where you can explore how to extend these activities if you wish. (You will need to sign up, for free, to access these materials at STEM.org.uk)

Sheet One   Sheet Two

100 things to do indoors - Click here - from the website www.spreadthehappiness.co.uk

Lego 30 day Challenge - Fab activity for those of you who are lego enthusiasts! 
 

Get Set.co.uk - A lovely website for all ages with an Olympic flavour

National Geographic Kids - great resource with a range of resources

New York Philharmonic Kidzone - compose simple tunes, and various games using different musical instruments - a fun site

Out of the Ark music - Great songs that children will know from hymn practice - also activities too! 

Tate - Tate kids will bring art to life - there are also activities to do offline in Tate Create

The Kid should see this - Videos for a wide range of subjects.

Twinkl
CODE: CVDTWINKLHELPS

New member sign up - fill it in with an email and create a password.

Audible - Many, many books available to listen to through this - usually subscription based but available free during school closedown.

Wizarding World - Bringing Hogwarts to you! - find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied

Well Being

Action for happiness A great website where you can (amongst other things) download the
coping monthly calendar

Safe hands, thinking minds - A website to support children and adults with anxiety, worry, stress and fears; including Covid

Dudley Safeguarding Partnership - Covid19 Hints and tips for young people in Dudley

Ideas for how families can support each other's mental health during Self-Isolation

Anna Freud Website  - A children's mental health charity who have been developing mental

health care for over 60 years.

British Psychological Society (BPS) - offering advice to schools, parents and carers to help children through the uncertainty of school closures

Children's Commissioner - A Child's guide to Coronavirus

MindEd - Advice and information from trusted experts and will help you to understand what problems occur, what you can do best to support your family, and how to take care of yourself.

English

World of David Walliams - David Walliams has a free audio story of one of his books each day -
Click here

Literacy Shed  - There are some fantastic resources here if anyone wants to use for their own home schooling with some brilliant texts and questions, as well as great videos and writing activities. Notes 

for parents written by Miss Kamudu available here

Maths
Rolling Numbers Times Tables (PDF document to help your child learn their times tables)
Rolling Numbers Times Tables (a Youtube link to some children singing the songs just in case you fancied a sing-a-long session!)

Nrich Maths Website

The Maths Factor - Website created by Carol Vorderman, free to all pupils throughout the closure period

White Rose Maths - Short videos to use to teach maths at home for each year group under a 'home learning' tab with activities (including the answers!) to go along with the video

PE

10 minute shake up - NHS site, based on Disney characters - great to get your children moving!

Youtube - PE with Joe Wicks - A new workout for children posted each day on Youtube - Search for 'The Body Coach TV'

Youth Sport Trust - Easily accessible bank of physical activity resources for all ages

Contact us

Gig Mill Primary School,  The Broadway, Norton,  Stourbridge, DY8 3HL (For SAT NAV, please use DY8 3HP)

Contact for Parents / Members of the public - Mrs A Payne/Mrs M James

01384 818600 

If you would like a paper copy of the information contained within this website, please contact Mrs M. James - Senior Administrator on 01384 818600

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