Websites

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.

General

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! 

Swiggle

A child Friendly Search Engine – https://swiggle.org.uk/

Topmarks

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/

Classroom Secrets

Downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing - https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Maths

TT Rockstars

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

Numberblocks

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/

Big Maths

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/ 

English

Literacy Counts

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/

Oxford Owl

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/

Authorfy

Free access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels https://authorfy.com

Audible

Children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

BookTrust

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:

Online Safety

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.

Staying Active

Jo Wicks 9am Workout (access through Youtube)- https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 

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.

https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/coronavirus-wellbeing-activity-ideas-for-families/