Please find below a list of some of the websites offering free or trial periods of their resources. They have been broken down into different subjects but often websites do in fact cover the whole curriculum. None of these websites require payment to access so some of the obvious platforms haven’t been included. Some do require you to log in or create a free account to access.
Currently the book app and website Audible is free to children click-link here
It's a great site that has 1000's of books that are read aloud by some very famous people.
Will need a sign up though.
Pearson Loads of online interactive resources for kids (*Need to sign up by email though)
https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/ - interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ - huge treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects. Also holds links to games etc that are hosted by other sites.
http://www.pobble365.com/ - a new picture is shared each day to provoke discussion, debate or writing ideas.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer - a huge range of different subjects and focuses, arguably the best host of any resource you could need. If you use ‘offer’ link, you can then subscribe for a month for free by entering your email address, setting up a password and entering the code CVDTWINKLHELPS
https://www.weareteachers.com/free-online-learning-resources/ - lots of specific links to different sites that offer free resources or learning platforms.
https://tpet.co.uk/ - free online resource packs.
https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/12/30-ways-to-get-creative-for-30-days-wild/ - different activity ideas that involve creating or engaging with different things in your house or garden
BBC Schools – playing games whilst everyone thinks your learning, what could be better?
KS1 BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize has some excellent games to support practice for SATs
KS2 BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize has some excellent games to support practice for SATs
CBEEBIES – Loads of fun for our very youngest children.
Haring Kids – activities and games
ICT Games – Maths and Literacy tools and games for all ages.
The Kidz Page – free games to help with learning. Both online and games to print.
Top Marks – You will find some super Maths and Literacy games to help practice skills taught in class.
Woodlands Junior School – some brilliant links for lots of different subjects and topics.
David Wallims website has some great tesources to go with his books click here-www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/schoolzone/
https://spellingframe.co.uk/ - spelling activities with specialist resources for each year group.
https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ - free online digital download of a specialist children’s newspaper.
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ - vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world.
https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Nature-and-Animal-Realm-1.pdf - downloadable reading activity pack.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ - free online books – brilliant if you can’t get to the library
Spelling Frame Spelling resources
Spelling Shed Spelling resources and games
Oxford Owl – reading activities for ages 3-11 and maths activities for ages 3-7. There is online access to 250 free eBooks.
Phonics Play – Helping our younger children use sounds to read.
Carol Vordamans Maths games site www.themathsfactor.com has made everything free until schools open again. *Sign up required
https://mathsticks.com/my/ - online resources and print offs with specifically broken down key stage focuses.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - times tables and number bond practise
https://ttrockstars.com/ - our children have their own log in for this
https://whiterose.com – this is the scheme we use for our maths lessons. Resource packs will be available online from Monday 23rd March.
https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ - print off sheets (though can just be calculated from the screen) which develop arithmetic for Key Stage 2 children.
https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/ - lots of science subject areas covered with resources specifically designed for primary age children. (Other subjects are also available on this site).
https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/14/30-ways-to-go-wild-with-science/ - lots of different and fun science activities you can do in the house or garden
Math Playground – use your maths knowledge to play some great game
Maths with Parents Lots of Maths resources to help at home
https://imoves.com/the-imovement- links to resources to help your child stay active including PE and Dance activities
https://www.gonoodle.com/ - lots of online videos that help keep children active inside and also teach mindfulness and meditation
https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home - some videos are free – dances, workouts, fitness challenges
Weekly Food and Exercise Log - Download
Greenacre SSP Fitness Challenge Cards 1 here
Wow Active Fitness Challenge Cards 2 here
PE Home Learning here NEW
Fitness Assessment - Download NEW
Active Monopoly - Download NEW
20 Activities to complete at home - Download NEW
We have a number of partners offering Physically Active Learning opportunities that use physical activity to enhance Maths, English and other topics across the curriculum.
Mighty Maths NEW
https://www.typingclub.com/ - online programme for teaching and developing touch typing
https://code.org/minecraft Learn to code using Minecraft
https://code.org/athome Learn Coding at home
https://codecombat.com/ Learn to Code by playing a game
Hour of code games –Learn to Code with games for all ages
There are lots of websites which will help support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Check out some of the websites below which may help support your child or yourself as a parent.
Here are some websites which will help children (and adults) to regulate their emotions and feel calm.
https://www.meditainment.com/free-meditainment (A collection of 20 guided meditations, all free once a login is created. Each lasts about 25 minutes and take you on a 'journey' - Welcome Wood is a personal favourite!)
https://www.smilingmind.com.au/ (A big bank of mindfulness meditations for kids of different ages. All free once a login is created)
Activities which are ‘screen free’. We know that many children enjoy playing on phones and tablets, but here are some activities which will keep their minds and bodies active.
If your child likes Harry Potter, check out the free resources available below:
SEND: apps and games for parents and children to access
Description: a visual instruction app, including flash cards and picture-choosing games, for children with autism and special needs.
Description: a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.
Sensory App House Ltd
Description: a range of apps are available for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). All are interactive and many do not require significant coordination abilities.
Description: an all-in-one app created to support people with communication and learning difficulties. For verbal and non-verbal learners.
The Sheffield CAMHS website has lots of resources to support children who have emotional needs or anxieties. There are resources for parents and pupils to view.