In order to further learning at home, pupils have the ability to access a variety of websites and resources that can be found below. We hope you find the below links helpful in supporting your children at home.
BBC Home Education
The BBC launched daily home education programmes on the 20th April - BBC Bitesize. Take a look below for some additional activities to that set by your teacher!
A child Friendly Search Engine – https://swiggle.org.uk/
A searchable site of thousands of quality teaching resources, interactive resources, homework, exam and revision help. Useful for teachers, pupils and parents - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
Downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing - https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/
In either paper form or online, Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice – https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth
Videos for early years foundation stage and key stage 1 numeracy development, with fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-with-maths
White Rose Maths (home learning)
Presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
Maths resources to support teachers and parents with interactive challenges and games aimed at making maths fun - https://www.BigMaths.com
Maths with Parents
Videos and activities for home-based learning, with resources for both parents and teachers available - https://mathswithparents.com/teachers/
Free home learning packs for parents covering reading and writing - https://literacycounts.co.uk/
National Literacy Trust
A range of family activities to support literacy - https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/
Discover expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks to support children's learning at primary school and at home - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Free access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels - https://authorfy.com
Children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed - https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
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 - https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/bookfinder/
Accelerated Reading - Key Stage Two
To access this you must use this unique link: Howley Grange Renaissance at home
Your child can now log on as a student using their username and password as they would at school.
Parent information regarding Accelerated Reading:
Thinkuknow have set up a page, which they are refreshing each fortnight, with home activities that parents and carers can use to support their children with online safety activities. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/
COVID19 - SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AND CARERS TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE: This guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to receive support and advice.
Cosmic Kids Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Jo Wicks 9am Workout (access through Youtube)- https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
Go Noodle - https://www.gonoodle.com/
COVID INFORMATION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
A book written for children about Coronavirus.
Dudley Safeguarding People Partnership has put together the attached Coronavirus information leaflet, with help from Dudley Young People’s Health Champions in HealthWatch and Dudley CVS, to help the young people of Dudley keep safe: Covid-Information-for-Young-People
Place2be is a charity for improving childrens mental health. They have pulled together a list of recommended resources for families from some of their trusted partner organisations.