Kids’ Zone

Below is a list of useful websites that children can use to support them in their learning at school. There is also a list of APPs that are available to download on most tablets/mobile phones.

Websites

https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/games

www.bbc.com/bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people

https://www.youtube.com/bluepeter

www.discoveryeducation.co.uk

https://www.facebook.com/nurserypreschoolideas/ https://www.facebook.com/learningandexploringthroughplay/ https://www.facebook.com/Planningplaytime/ https://www.facebook.com/simpleplayideas/ Early Years ideas and activities to take part in at home.

http://explorer.geneeworld.com/ Child friendly search engine for children to use when browsing the web.

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/whole-school/remote-learning/ Lots of practical activities to use in the home covering a range of topics.

https://en-gb.facebook.com/hogletstheatre/ Hoglets Theatre Fun for Little Folk- classes based on stories with retells and drama activities.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/english-resources Online educational resources to support children’s learning at home in a variety of different subjects.

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

www.ictgames.com

https://theimaginationtree.com/

https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/ Jamie Oliver has lots of recipes that adults and children use to cook at home together.

Language development ideas with a focus on verbs- Blanket time ‘Catch it if you can’ Let’s pretend Paint with brushes Shadow fun

https://learnliveuk.com/channel/ A variety of educational videos covering a range of topics.

https://library.thenational.academy/

https://thenationalcurriculum.com/learning-at-home/

https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/home/ Natwest have a variety of resources to help teach children about money and using it well.

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom Oak National Academy have online lessons available for all year groups from Reception to Year 10, covering a range of subjects.

One Day Creative Youtube Channel A variety of sessions for different subjects from history with the Great Fire of London, Titanic and the Victorians, to dance classes and online safety workshops.

Outdoor Learning Ideas

Rainy Day Puzzles

https://www.youtube.com/royaloperahouse Free opera and ballet broadcasts from the Royal Opera House.

https://soltansunready.com/for-families?utm_source=recruitment_smc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ks2_edcoms_june&utm_content=familieshubhyperlink A website to help you and your children learn how to be safe in the sun.

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx7e0DxniN82fuLLorsuWmw Stoke Library are live streaming their Singing Bears sessions twice each week.

https://www.stokespeaks.org/ There are free downloadable activities available. You can also follow Stoke Speaks Out on their youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf0hAnDXhQJHX2pAzqQpnow and on their facebook where they will be sharing more activities and ideas https://en-gb.facebook.com/stokespeaksout/

https://pages.sumdog.com/ Maths and spelling practice.

Supporting Home Learning Routines_-_Planning the Day

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people

www.topmarks.co.uk

https://tpet.co.uk/ Homework packs available for download for a variety of different ages and classes.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

https://widgitonline.com Widgit are offering a 21 day free trial for new users and offers resources to make visual timetables and communication books.

 

English

Introducing the Oak Academy Virtual School Library!

Oak National Academy and the National Literacy Trust have come together to launch a virtual school library.

We would love to keep our children reading during lockdown.

Every week, a popular children’s author will become ‘Author of the Week’ and provide a free book or audiobook. There will also be videos and activities, click on the link for this exciting opportunity –

library.thenational.academy.

Parents did you know that during the National Lockdown you can still access books to read with your children at home using the free click and collect library service. Please click on the link below if you would like more information

https://librariesonline.stoke.gov.uk/iguana/www.main.cls?surl=Welcome

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NXZnhLCzJo BBC Teach has a selection of Nursery Rhymes to sing along with.

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/ Lots of free online books and activities.

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

https://grammarsaurus.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/OfficialGruffalo/ Live reads and suggested activities on the Gruffalo Facebook page.

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

https://literacytrust.org.uk/parents-and-families/

Mark Making Ideas Ideas for children who are beginning to draw and write.

Online Reading Resources for Parents and Children

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/

https://www.teachprimary.com/download/pie-corbett

https://www.facebook.com/piperspassport/ FollowPiper’s Passport on Facebook to access daily free reads of children’s picture books.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/

https://shop.scholastic.co.uk/homelearning Scholastic have free downloadable home learning.

Seven Top Tips to Support Reading at Home

https://www.sirlinkalot.org/ Sign up for free access to the APP which supports learning in spelling and grammar.

Our Spelling and Grammar glossary has an explanation of terms which you may find in your child’s home learning. This can be accessed here- SPAG Glossary for Parents, Carers and Children

www.starfall.com

https://www.storylineonline.net/

http://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=Mjk5MzQ6MTpJUjA5MjAxNjoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5NzoyMjE2Mjg4OjE6MTU4NDM4MDExMzA2Mjp1cw==       World Book Online has a range of free to use ebooks by visiting the link above.

 

Maths

http://teszt.dartsmatek.hu/?lang=en

http://www.first4maths.co.uk/product-category/free-resources/

http://www.kidsmathgamesonline.com/

https://www.themathsfactor.com/

http://www.mathsisfun.com/games/

http://www.mathplayground.com/

http://mathszone.co.uk/

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/ All children should have received their log in details via email. If we do not have your email address or you have not received details please email us at stpeter@stpetersnewman.co.uk

https://www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/54430 National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics are offering different free resources to support the teaching of maths at home.

https://www.numberstacks.co.uk/free-trial/

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/kids-activities/fun-maths-games-and-activities/

Stoke Speaks Out Practical Maths for EYFS/Year 1 Fishing in the Bath Guess How Much Hide and Seek House Dominoes Messy Water Fun Opposites Yoga Shapes Around the House

https://www.tentown.co.uk/ As our Nursery and Reception children use Ten Town in school they have their own home log in. If you are unable to log in please email stpeter@stpetersnewman.co.uk

https://ttrockstars.com/

Guiness World Records TTS Rockstars Attempt

Whole School Maths Week – EYFS

Whole School Maths Week – KS1

Whole School Maths KS2

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Science, Technology & Understanding of the World

https://code.org/

https://r1.dmtrk.net/65YE-W4P-4DK4P4724/cr.aspx A variety of ideas to support active outdoor learning.

Online Safety at Home

https://twitter.com/Digitaleagles 

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/schools/teaching-resources.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI4oOFh-jJ6AIViaztCh2EkwFjEAAYASAAEgLf0_D_BwE

https://pstt.org.uk/

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/games-and-activities/

https://scratch.mit.edu/

Science Experiments for Families

Science Experiments for Families 2

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities.html

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic By following the link you will be taken to a list of virtual trips such as live zoo cams and virtual farm tours.

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/kids-and-families

 

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Christian Meditation: The Catholic Children’s Society in collaboration with the World Community for Christian Meditation have a YouTube channel. New meditations are posted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for children and every Thursday for young people. https://www.bdes.org.uk/resources-for-prayer-and-learning.html

Bishops’ Statement on Racial Justice: please follow the link to see the Bishops’ statement on Racial Justice in response to recent events. www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/News/bishops-statement-on-racial-justice

The God Who Speaks: the website has been updated: www.godwhospeaks.uk/  Please note that this initiative will be continuing to the end of this Liturgical year and throughout the next one too. If you wish to receive the newsletters please follow this link godwhospeaks.uk/scripture-newsletter-sign-up

Religious Education Curriculum Directory 3: For those of you who are members of ATCRE there is a recording of webinar led by Philip Robinson on the developments to date. https://www.atcre.co.uk/consultations

Virtual Lourdes Pilgrimage: The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place next week. Thanks to all those schools who have contributed to this.  You can find out more here https://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/lourdes-pilgrimage

New Prayer Resources from Kenelm Youth Trust and St. John Fisher, Newcastle https://www.bdes.org.uk/shared-resources-from-diocesan-schools.html,

https://www.bdes.org.uk/resources-for-prayer-and-learning.html Resources for prayer and learning at home.

https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Children-s-liturgy

stchadscathedral.org.uk

tentenresources.co uk 

 

French

https://www.euroclub-schools.org/french-zone

https://www.rosettastone.co.uk/lp/freeforkids/

 

Art

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjpNMIjkGJ-vxuOhsN2xxTA Drawing and cartoon workshops available on Paul McKee’s Youtube channel.

 

Physical and Practical Activities

Joe Wicks Kids Workouts  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w

Cosmic Kids Yoga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-BS87NTV5I

Jumpstart Jonny Workouts  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfbTvJMcRow

Myleene’s Music Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ

Kids Cook with Theo https://www.youtube.com/user/cookwiththeo

Free Meditations https://www.headspace.com/covid-19

Yoga with Adriene https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

Kinderama 10 minute exercise classes 10am https://www.instagram.com/kinderamaireland/?hl=en

Kate R H Child Friendly Workouts https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtH13aISJdeyuHPPv5QZqFw/videos

Calm- A range of calming resources from music to stories and meditation https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath

Dough Disco with Shonette Bason Wood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K-CQrjI0uY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-IfzeG1aC4

NHS Handwashing Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9VjeIWLnEg

Zumba for Children https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiRpnDeAOlI

Outdoor Games

Den Building

 

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

·       Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)

·       Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

·       Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

·       LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

·       Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)

 

At St Peter’s children’s wellbeing is considered a great importance and we would like to help you in the event of a school closure. The following links are to help support your child’s wellbeing and mental health.

Jigsaw PSHE have provided free audio stories and calm me time. Password: Home http://families.jigsawpshe.com/stuck-at-home/

Family Links have provided downloadable resources for parents here https://www.familylinks.org.uk/free-downloads-for-parents

Changes http://changeshere4u.org.uk

Supermovers have numerous videos that will get your children active. The videos link to the curriculum so will keep the children active whilst still learning. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Childline Tool Box has a calm zone where you can access activities, breathing exercises, yoga, games and videos on ways to cope and expressing emotion https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/?fbclid=IwAR2UDQqDr54URa1T6_pXFAJTxI3PpVt6dkR1dDHiyN4IrWpuocfTuRpUPQ8

Go Noodle have both an ‘At home’ and ‘For families’ option where you can access free movement and mindfulness videos https://www.gonoodle.com/

Imoves have ‘Active blasts’ including workouts and pilates- https://imoves.com/the-imovement

Action For Happiness produce monthly calendars to support mindfulness https://www.actionforhappiness.org/calendars

Blissful Kids share mindful game ideas https://blissfulkids.com/mindful-games-mindfulness-for-kids-and-teens/?fbclid=IwAR0QjYSYGUBrOUEa-aMGKycMpBLfOkIpHEO7GumcIGZJlDzYrQ2co3y9eDI

Babbledabbledo share creative activity ideashttps://babbledabbledo.com/80-easy-creative-projects-for-kids/

NSPCC Talking to a child worried about coronavirus https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/childrens-mental-health/depression-anxiety-mental-health/?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Talking%20to%20a%20child%20worried%20about%20coronavirus%20%28COVID-19%29&utm_campaign=CASPAR-2019-03-30

The mental health charity Mind.org offer advice and support on mental health and wellbeing. You can access support specifically relating to the corona virus for both children and adults here. https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/?fbclid=IwAR3tgvHybSo2cIYe-uOq2iKh0XFXpT12Q-TFP4IxadPa0TZw9UY9rEjf5Jo

Keeping Calm and Providing Supportive Parenting During the Coronavirus

 

APPS for Tablets

Puppet Pals

Letter Lillies

CBeebies

Letter Wizard

Beebot

Spelling Shed

Mathletics

Microsoft TEAMS