Harry Potter read by Harry Potter!
How fantastic as a link to our Potions topic! Have a look below to find out more.
Get ready to experience the Philosopher’s Stone like never before...
Over the coming weeks, you’ll get to watch videos of famous fans and friends of the Wizarding World, including Stephen Fry, David Beckham, plus many more, reading the 17 chapters of the first Harry Potter book from their homes.
Who better to get things started than the incredible Daniel Radcliffe? Be among the first to watch the Harry Potter actor reading Chapter One: ‘The Boy Who Lived’.
Get comfy and settle in – it’s time to join Harry on his first adventure.
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Lots of companies are offering resources free to parents who are now homeschooling.
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The below list of online resources has been provided by children's services and covers a wide range of subjects.
Resources to support home learning
https://twitter.com/noelfielding11 - Noel fielding has also set up art club for the young and old
https://www.instagram.com/oliverjeffers/?hl=en - Children’s author Oliver Jeffers is also reading some of his children’s books at 6pm daily
https://www.willowsmusical.com/ - Free online streaming of The Wind in the Willows theatre production
BB supermovers – interactive videos to support with ks1 and ks2 maths, literacy, PSHE and P.E learning.
www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - Paper and pencil type activities
https://media.craftyarncouncil.com/files/teach/WUA-PTG_Bk_web_5.pdf - Learn to knit handout
https://wvla.org/downloads/Annual_Conference_2013/craftbookletforwvla.pdf - Cheap and easy home crafts
http://www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk/covid19-resources - A wide ranging selection of activities and links to other websites for advice/ information regarding coronavirus
https://theimaginationtree.com Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest
https://www.redtedart.com Easy arts and crafts for little ones
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools - Twinkl are offering free resources for a month.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize - BBC bite-size has a wide range of resources, games and ideas
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/home-online-learning - Classroom secrets - Maths and reading home learning packages for use throughout school closures. Free access to child version of site.
www.bbc.co.uk/newsround - Newsround – Keeping children up to date with the world around them – creating opportunities to talk about the news with children
www.topmarks.co.uk - Topmarks (lots of interactive games for children to engage with as they learn)
www.explorify.wellcome.ac.uk - Explorify for science
www.ictgames.co.uk - ICT games for literacy and maths
https://thekidsshouldseethis.com - Wide range of educational videos
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrustorg.uk/naturedetectives - activities that could be done in a garden or remote outdoor setting.
David Walliams is releasing a free audio story each day. Use the link below
National Literacy Trust https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/
Creative writing exercises http://www.expresseumpoetics.org.uk/wpcontent/uploads/2016/07/04_c_creative_writing_exercises.pdf
Story line Online has lots of free on-line stories read by actors and with animations https://www.storylineonline.net/
Teach your monster to read – www.teachyourmonstertoread.com
Oxford owl – www.oxfordowl.co.uk
Vooks – Storybooks brought to life – www.vooks.com
Teach handwriting – cursive practice – www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/index.html
Master the curriculum – Maths subscription service has made free resources for educators and parents www.masterthecurriculum.co.uk/