Home-Learning Resources and Newsletters

Please find below, details of suggested websites that can be accessed at home to support your child’s learning and development throughout their primary school education. We hope you find this information useful and enjoy using these sites to enhance your child’s learning experiences at home!

Please remember to review the sites ahead of time so that you are able to help your child find the best resources available within the sites. Some offer a great number of games, songs, stories, videos etc. so it is important to know the site well in order to support and develop your child’s learning.


  • www.busythings.co.uk

Excellent site built around the 7 areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. You can access a free 7-day trial but you need to subscribe after this period to access the content – various subscription packages available.

  • http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

Great site with some free phonics games

  • www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Many games often recognised by children from their favourite programmes.

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/eyfs/

Links to particular cbeebies games from areas of learning.

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories

Cbeebies stories and rhymes.

  • http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

  • http://www.funwithspot.com/

New and improved! Try creating your own Spot story.

  • www.sebastianswan.org.uk

Books for reading together with links to understanding of the world (good for natural science).

  • http://www.ictgames.com/

Some excellent numeracy and literacy resources

  • http://www.ictgames.com/looCoverWriteCheck/LCWC_demo/index.html

Good for spelling high frequency and tricky words!

  • http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

Lots of maths and literacy games

  • www.boowakwala.com

Many games and songs including those relating to festivals.

  • www.poissonrouge.com

Many delightful games. Spend some time exploring!

  • http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37

Games of varying quality to support different areas of learning.

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/

The Little animals’ activity centre - plenty of good quality activities to support learning

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/story/sbi.shtml

The Little animals’ activity centre – stories

  • www.abc.net.au/children/play

Various educational games, videos and craft ideas

  • www.britishcouncil.org/kids-songs-little-kids.htm

British Council “Learn English” – songs and stories

  • http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm?s=15&p=252,index

Good quality games from a range of websites such as BBC. Supports communication, language and literacy, problem solving, reasoning and numeracy as well as other areas of learning.

  • www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/index.shtml

Problem solving reasoning and numeracy

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/

Visit the world with Barnaby Bear!


  • Learning and Exploring Through Play www.learningandexploringthroughplay.com
  • Messy Little Monster https://www.messylittlemonster.com
  • Hello Wonderful https://www.hellowonderful.co
  • Music with Nancy https://youtu.be/egt_2WBjeOM
  • Imagination Tree https://theimaginationtree.com/
  • Best Ideas for Kids https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/
  • Twinkl https://www.twinkl.co.uk
  • Cool resource to learn about deep sea creatures https://neal.fun/deep-sea/ National Geographic Kids
  • https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
  • Oxford Owl for Home https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
  • Topmarks https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
  • Mystery Science https://www.mysteryscience.com
  • Cbeebies https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
  • Cbeebies Radio https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
  • Nature Detectives https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/
  • TTS https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html
  • Hungry little minds https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/#3
  • Classroom secrets https://classroomsecrets.co.uk
  • Arcademics https://www.arcademics.com

CLASSES 2 and 3:



All children in school have a personal login for PurpleMash, our online learning platform. This can be easily accessed from home to support and practise in all curriculum areas.

All children in Years 2 - 6 have their own personal login for EdShed, where they can practise their weekly spellings through playing games.

Children in years 3 - 6 also have their own login for 'Languagenut' - our Modern Foreign Languages platform. There is a multitude of games and activities for them to enjoy whilst increasing their knowledge and understanding of French.

Class 3 can also practise SPAG activities on 'Rollama'.

Have fun while learning!


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