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The Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Multi Academy Company (OLAAS) comprises of 12 Primary schools and one secondary school within the Solihull, Birmingham and Warwickshire areas. Within our family of schools, each provides a fully inclusive and comprehensive Catholic Education offering in a diverse society - we are 'Strong in Faith'. Read More

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Information to support your child with anxiety during the Coronavirus pandemic

GENERAL LINKS

BBC TEACH  

Videos for all subjects 

www.bbc.co.uk/teach  

CBBC Newsround 

Child friendly news   

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround 

 

BBC Bitesize 

Links for all subjects for all age group 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary 

 

Top marks 

Full of educational games  

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/  

TTS 

Free to download home learning activity books for EYFS, KS1 and KS2  

https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html 

Twinkl  

Has lots of resources for all areas of the curriculum – if you don’t have a printer you could use a lot of their sheets as a guide to create your own activities. Sign up using an email address and password and use the code UKTWINKLHELPS to subscribe for free 

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer  

 

Teach it primary  

Sign up to get free access until the end of April – teaching packs including adaptable word documents, power points and activities for all areas of the primary curriculum  

https://www.teachitprimary.co.uk/membership?utm_source=Teachit%20Primary&utm_medium=Slider&utm_campaign=COVID-19%20membership%20slider 

 

Classroom Secrets 

Online resources which have been made free for duration of closures.  May need to sign up but well worth it. This is split into subject and topics.  Also has interactive games to use. 

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/ 

 

 ICT Games 

A range of maths and English games for all ages 

www.ictgames.co.uk 

 

EYFS 

NumberBlocks 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks  

EYFS Ambassador Blog

Gives ideas for day plans and activities. Some really good stuff.

Learning in Lockdown 

https://learninginlockdown.wordpress.com/ 

All Nursery Rhymes

Collection of Nursery rhymes to share 

https://allnurseryrhymes.com/  

BBC story time 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories 

Junior Jackanory 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007t9wg 

Fun with Spot 

https://www.funwithspot.com/ 

Links to lots of Educational games 

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

Phonics Play

Support with phonics sounds through fun games 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ 

Topmarks

Fun games to support number and shape, space and measure. 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting 

Oxford Owl

Support for children and parents 

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/help-child-learn-age-3-4/ 

Science Sparks for Pre School 

https://www.science-sparks.com/great-preschool-science-experiments/ 

 

English 

Audible

Free stories for children during school closure 

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

 

Poetry for Kids

Children’s poems to enjoy together 

https://www.poetry4kids.com/topic/family/  

 

Oxford Owl 

Lots of reading books free online 

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/ 

 

Literacy Shed 

 https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html  

 

Once Upon A Picture 

 https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/ 

 

Teach Your Monster to Read

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/accounts/sign_in 

  

Daily RWI  Phonics lessons 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ  

 

Phonics play  

Interactive phonics games for children learning reception to year 2 work.

Username: march20 Password: home 

www.phonicsplay.co.uk  

 

Storyline online 

stories read by celebrities for younger children’s 

https://www.storylineonline.net/  

 

ICT Games (Tablet friendly) 

A range of spelling games. 

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/literacy.html 

 

Maths 

I See Maths 

Daily maths lessons for Y3-6 from an excellent maths advisor who recently visited St Anthony’s 

http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/  

 

Timetable Rockstars  

Every child from Y2 to Y6 has an account 

www.ttrockstars.com/  

 

The Maths Factor 

Carol Vorderman’s maths website, free during school closures 

 www.themathsfactor.com/ 

 

Natwest Moneysense 

Using coins games from Natwest 

https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/students/students-5-8/  

https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/students/students-8-12/  

 

Topmarks 

A wide range of maths games 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games 

 

Telling the time game 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/116/telling-the-time  

 

Number Fun Portal 

Videos, songs, games and activities covering the primary maths curriculum 

https://numberfunportal.com/ 

 

ICT Games 

Maths games linked to the curriculum. 

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html 

 

RE 

Birmingham Diocese  

A page with links to prayer and learning resources.  

https://www.bdes.org.uk/resources-for-prayer-and-learning.html?fbclid=IwAR2pbHkfdbzv5cAGC0f_lNmOT8oVtfCMTWqZkFiV--qdiv2gKthk154n_hA# 

 

Resources to pray the Stations of the Cross at home 

https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/stations-of-the-cross/multimedia-stations-of-the-cross-for-children?fbclid=IwAR3ke9xBGk9MCyech_o_PNkCTWA_Z2Ajfb0Eyu5-moBqzrFpRZlITNLPy34 

https://bustedhalo.com/video/virtual-stations-of-the-cross?fbclid=IwAR25gqaS1N3mtwBaD6FNdyFxl8YUtsgAAQVml6r-gZJUk5Qoy_9S8Bh3-gU 

 

Ten:Ten Reources 

Ten:Ten are currently offering free resources for families to use to pray together at home. 

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/primary-subscription/prayers-for-home/ 

 

Science 

 

How stuff works  

Full of information on lots of interesting topics  

https://www.howstuffworks.com/  

 

Explorify 

Lots of online activities 

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/activities 

 

Science Sparks 

Activities for all ages 

https://www.science-sparks.com/ 

 

Brainpop 

Animations for many scientific concepts 

https://www.brainpop.com/science/ 

 

Mystery Science 

Free during school closure – many experiments to investigate 

https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning 

 

ScienceBob 

Lots of experiments to try 

https://sciencebob.com/category/experiments/ 

 

Kidszone 

More experiments to try at home 

https://sciencebob.com/category/experiments/ 

 

Stem  

Teaching science through stories 

https://www.stem.org.uk/teaching-science-through-stories 

 

Show Me 

Collections of science artefacts 

http://www.show.me.uk/section/science 

 

BBC Bitesize Science 

KS1 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv 

KS2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2pfb9q 

 

Easy Science For Kids 

https://easyscienceforkids.com/ 

 

The Exploritorium 

Information on all topics 

https://www.exploratorium.edu/  

 
Science Kids  

Lots of games 

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

 
NASA Kid’s Club 

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html#.VFCjpTSsXTp  

 
Children’s University 

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/the-earth-and-beyond/introduction/  

 
School’s Observatory 

https://www.schoolsobservatory.org/learn/astro 

 

Global Learning 

Excellent links for all the history topics the children study 

https://www.history.org.uk/primary/resource/3620/primary-topic-websites  

 

National Geographic  

Lots of interesting information and activities for kids  

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ 

 

3D Geography 

A range of geography topics covered 

https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/geography-topic 

 

BMAG for kids 

Interactive games and tours related to Birmingham Museums 

https://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/schools/bmag-for-kids 

 

Wide range of video clips from BBC history 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2-history/zfbwhbk  

 
Show Me

Collections from museums all around the world 

http://www.show.me.uk/  

 
Great site to research any historic period 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/history/index.html  

 

History Lines

Britain through history 

http://historylines.e2bn.org/ 

 

Mapzone at Ordnanace Survery

Maps skills for children 

https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/  

 
Test your knowledge of the world 

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/online-interactive-maps.htm  

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/map-puzzles.htm 

 

Art and DT 

Tate Kids

Some great art activities and ideas 

 https://www.tate.org.uk/kids 

 

Sketchpad 

Online painting tool 

https://sketch.io/sketchpad/en/ 

 

30 day Lego challenge  

Lots of fun ideas to keep them busy if you have Lego at home – scroll to the bottom of this link to download a printable version of the 30 day Lego challenge  

https://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/free-printable-30-day-lego-challenge-instant-download/  

 

Draw with Rob 

This children’s illustrator posts tutorials on how to draw his characters each week. 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob 

 

Ideas for arts and crafts 

https://artfulparent.com/kids-arts-crafts-activities-500-fun-artful-things-kids/ 

 

Mister Maker 

Mister Maker shows you a variety of easy arts and crafts you can do from home with most household items.  

https://www.youtube.com/user/mistermaker 

 

Cartoon drawing lessons with Pete McKee 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8f8ag58jDs 

 

 

Music 

BBC KS1 music

– some great activities linked to the curriculum.  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03jvjcf 

 

Newsround music challenge  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/52008166 

 

Songs related to themes for both KS1 and KS2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/primary-music-index/z6762sg 

 

Charanga 

Log ins to be shared ASAP 

https://charanga.com/  

 

Spanish 

Rockalingua 

A range of Spanish games and quizzes 

https://rockalingua.com/games 

 

Primary Games Arena 

A range of games/quizzes in Spanish 

https://primarygamesarena.com/Subjects/Spanish 

 

Languages Online 

https://www.languagesonline.org.uk/Hotpotatoes/spanishindex.html 

 

 

Computing 

Scratch  

Create stories, games and animations 

https://scratch.mit.edu/  

 

Interland 

Interactive E-safety games and activities 

https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us/interland 

 

Think U Know 

Online safety home learning packs 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/home-activity-worksheets?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=03cb8440df-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_24_03_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-03cb8440df-55118097 

 

Hour of Code 

1 hour sessions of coding with free tutorials 

https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn 

 

Code Club 

Online coding sessions with tutorials 

https://codeclub.org/en 

 

 

PSHE/Well Being 

The body coach  

Will be hosting a daily PE class for children of all ages at 9am Monday to Friday through his Youtube channel  

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ 

 

Just Dance 

Dance along videos available to lots of songs through their Youtube channel 

https://www.youtube.com/user/justdanceGB/featured  

 

Supermovers  

Lots of fun videos that are linked to the curriculum and get you moving  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers  

 

Go Noodle 

Lots of videos and activities to encourage moving and mindfulness 

https://www.gonoodle.com/  

 

Cosmic Kids Yoga  

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids 3+ 

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga 

 

Calm  

Lots of calming, mindfulness and meditation resources for kids and adults  

https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath 

 

Anna Freud Centre 

Advice on supporting young people’s mental health during times of disruption 

https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus/  

 

Young Minds 

Mental health support and questions to ask, answers to common worries. 

https://youngminds.org.uk/ 

 

Bitesize PSHE 

KS1 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zmpfb9q 

KS2 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zqtnvcw 

 

 

E-safety Learning

 

Each worksheet contains simple 15-minute activities parents can do at home with their child using Thinkuknow resources.

How to support your child at home  Parents Guidance - Primary 

Worksheet 4-5 Year Olds  Worksheet 5-7 Year Olds

Reward Chart 4-7 Year Olds

Worksheet 8-10 Year Olds

Legendary Learner Packs

Google have given parents access to loads of fantastic resources. They're all designed to help children explore the internet safely and confidently - and many of them are perfect for continuing learning at home.

Legendary Learner Packs - Parent Letter

Legendary Learner Pack - Family Activities  Legendary Learner Pack- Coding