Read Write Inc
From Monday 23 March, Read Write Inc. are scheduling free phonics lessons on Facebook and Youtube for children to watch at home. The lessons will be streamed live at the following times:
- Set 1 speed sounds - 9.30am and 12.30pm
- Set 2 speed sounds - 10.00am and 1.00pm
- Set 3 speed sounds - 10.30am and 1.30pm
Read Write Inc. are also releasing a film of a teacher reading a poem for Reception and Year 1 children to join in with at 2.00pm every day. The films will also be uploaded to YouTube, making them available to watch again and again!
Home reading hotline:
From Monday 23 March, Read Write Inc. Phonics has sent up an email hotline for parents and carers helping children learning to read at home: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oxford Owl for home from Oxford University Press
- 72 free eBooks matched to Read Write Inc. Phonics Storybooks
- 62 Speed Sounds practice sheets
- 28 Ditty practice sheets
- Parent information booklets
- 8 Speedy Green Words slideshows
Resources will be on Oxford Owl for Home over the coming days and weeks.Parents and carers will need to login to access eBooks.
Times Tables Rockstar’s
Spelling Shed / Maths Shed
Hungry Little Minds
How to ride a bike
British Sign Language
Charanga Yumu is an online learning space dedicated to supporting students' music-making.
30 Day Lego Challenge
Origami rabbit activity
Origami butterfly activity
BP Education challenges
Username: Your username will be your first name and the first initial of your surname followed by your year group all in lowercase. Password: password E.g. John Smith in Reception. Username: johnsrec Jane Smith in Year 1. Username: janesyear1
David Walliams audio stories
For 30 days, popular children's author, David Walliams, will be releasing an audio story from The World's Worst Children here.
Carol Vorderman's 'The Maths Factor'
Art for kids hub
Sir Linkalot Time - free spelling lessons
If your child works with the Speech and Language Team, then visit https://speechandlanguage.info/parents for lots of speech and language resources, advice and tips for working at home.
Calming bedtime story from CBeebies
We know it is a very unusual time for us all at the moment that may make us feel worried or anxious. It is important we share our worries, if you have any, talking about them with people you care about can help. You can read a story about a girl who learns that she is not the only person with a worry here.
Easy Peasy app
Easy Peasy is an award-winning app with hundreds of game ideas and activities to play with your 2 - 5 year old child at home, keeping them entertained and on track with their learning too! The app will be free until 31 May 2020 and downloadable here.
Starting Monday 23 March, Joe Wicks will be hosting free workouts aimed a children, live from Youtube at 9:00am Monday - Friday.
You don't need any equipment, just tune into the Youtube channel linked below for a fun, 30-minute workout.
If you like dancing try this link:
If Yoga is your thing, or you want to try something new, these links will help:
Wuf Shanti Mindful Yoga Fun
If you prefer general fitness, prepare to give yourself a real work out with these links:
The Body Coach - 5 Minute Move
Jump Start Jonny - Free activities
Durham CLS resources
Active Kids Do Better
POPSUGAR Fitness - Fun family cardio workout
Little Sports - Exercises for children
Sesame Street - Exercises for children
Aspire Active Hub
Youth Sport Trust - Free learning resources
Change 4 Life - Indoor activities
Super Movers - 20-minute active learning programme
Couch to 5k
Jump rope UK
Coronavirus explained for children
School sports partnership