We’ve made a list of some of the free primary school teaching resources currently available online to support your child’s learning during school closures.

English

Audible

For as long as schools are closed, Audible has made a large collection of children’s stories available to stream for free. Listen to classics such as Little Red Riding Hood & Jack and the Beanstalk. A range of stories is available in 6 different languages.

Classroom Secrets

Classroom Secrets have created a range of different home learning packs for years 1-6. Packs include weekly home learning resources, weekly guidance & answers & practical ideas kit across a range of subjects, including reading & writing.

Literacy Shed

This site is packed with downloadable resource packs with tasks based on YouTube videos. There are also reading comprehension packs with questions to complete.

Oxford Owl

Free eBooks, videos & activity sheets on phonics to help support your homeschooling.

Don’t worry if you’re not a phonics expert, Oxford Owl has put together a film for parents on ‘What is Read Write Inc. Phonics?’.

Maths

Hamilton Trust

Each Maths pack contains 5 days worth of learning materials. There is currently 4-5 weeks worth of learning material available for each year group with more being added each week for as long as needed.

Mathematics Mastery

To help reduce the disruption of students learning from school closures Mathematics Mastery. You can download & print the packs which include guidance for parents/guardians.

Nrich

Mathematics resources to help enrich learning. Problem sheets, children’s solutions & interactive or offline Maths activities & games to complete.

Top Marks Maths Games

Free interactive math games help to learn to count suitable for 5-7 year olds that involve numbers from 1 to 100. Matching & sequencing number activities are also available.

Science

BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize is a great online source for educational resources not only for science but for a wide range of subjects. They have a range of resources & activities on Animals, Plants, The Human Body & Scientific Skills.

From the 20th April BBC Bitesize will be publishing daily online lessons for all ages.

Stem Learning

Stem Learning has put together a bank of online resources that includes downloadable activity sheets & teacher notes. They also have an online chat option offering support from subject experts.

PE

Joe Wicks PE Class

Joe Wicks has become the nation’s PE teacher. He streams a free 30 minute workout for kids Monday - Friday at 9am. No equipment needed! Just tune in at 9am for a super fun workout.

Boogie Beebies

Lots of super fun 2-3 minute dance videos to encourage young children to exercise. Watch & dance along to each clip with CBeebies presenters.

Disney 10 Minute Shake Ups

These 10 minute activities are based on Disney films to encourage your children to get moving. Choose activities from Toy Story, The Incredibles, The Lion King or Frozen. These count towards the 60 active minutes they need a day.
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