If you would like more home learning ideas for maths there are weekly lesson plans available on this website for maths ideas based around familiar stories:
This website also has some writing resources for those who would like additional literacy activities:
Reception and Nursery children might enjoy these African themed stories on the BBC iplayer which link really well to our new topic on Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? There is one tale about a zebra and others which will help them become familiar with African animals:
Guidance from the goverment on pre-schoolers learning at home:
RWI Phonics lessons at home
To help children learning to read at home during school closure, we are streaming 7 phonics, reading and spelling lessons every weekday on our YouTube channel.
Each lesson is ten to fifteen minutes long and available for 24 hours.
Speed Sounds Set 1 - for children in Nursery and Reception and children who are new to English
Speed Sounds Set 2 - for children in Reception that can read Set 1 Speed Sounds and for children in Year 1 and 2
Speed Sounds Set 3 - for children in Year 1 and 2 that can read Set 2 Speed Sounds
Don't worry if you miss a lesson. Once each set has been shown, we will replay one a day from each set.
Some Good Website links:
Derbyshire Music Hub Activities:
Sing and clap to "A Sailor Went To Sea". Lie down and relax to a water music video.
This is a link to a good no-cook playdough recipe https://theimaginationtree.com/best-ever-no-cook-play-dough-recipe/ This site also has lots of valuable ideas for activities.
Ideas of things to do at home: https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/indoor-activities-for-kids/
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
Red Ted Art – https://www.redtedart.com Easy arts and crafts for little ones
BBC bite-size has a wide range of resources, games and ideas https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Paper and pencil type activities
Activities to develop problem-solving skills, such as: Noughts and Crosses (or make up your own shapes - we have played cats and dog before, same grid, just draw cats and dogs); Hangman; Squares etc. More ideas here https://www.playworks.org/resource/fun-paper-and-pencil-games-to-play/
Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2
Description: videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube.
Registration: not required