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ThinkUKnow Online Safety Advice during School Closure Period

Dave The Dog : A Story Book for Children about Coronavirus

BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.



Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).



Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.



Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.



Creative computer programming


Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos


National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger children.



Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Mystery Science

Free science lessons


The Kids Should See This

Wide range of cool educational videos


Crash Course

You Tube videos on many subjects


Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience


Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.


iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.


Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.



All kinds of making.


Prodigy Maths

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.


Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.


Nature Detectives

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!


British Council

Resources for English language learning


Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age


Big History Project

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.


Geography Games

Geography gaming!


Blue Peter Badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.


The Artful Parent

Good, free art activities 


Red Ted Art

Easy arts and crafts for little ones


The Imagination Tree

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.


Toy Theater

Educational online games


DK Find Out

Activities and quizzes



This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

Home Learning Overview


  • As part of our Home Learning Curriculum, we use some fantastic online learning platforms so children can access different aspects of the curriculum at home.

    Alongside our weekly structured home learning, we would like to bring to your attention any additional home learning lessons that can be accessed by yourselves at home.


    Please do complete the weekly plans set by our teachers in the first instance but should you feel that your child would like some extra learning, you will find resources and websites here:


    White Rose Maths

    Always happy to help, the White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8. We will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.


    Oak National Academy

    Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources. Backed by the Government, it has been created in response to the coronavirus lockdown.

    Our online classroom offers free access to great teachers, delivering video lessons, quizzes and worksheets. Available for both primary and secondary levels, it covers a range of subjects. All of the lessons are ordered so your child can learn along a clear plan.




    TT Rockstars

    A real favourite of the children! This is a fun and interactive way for children to learn their times tables. Firstly, children create their own rock avatar, then navigate through a rock world whilst competing at ‘Jams’ and ‘Stadiums’ to improve their rock speed (how quickly and accurately they answer times tables questions) and earn coins that can be spent to personalise their avatar.

    All children have been given log ons for TT Rockstars. These are recorded in their Home Learning books. If you have any questions regarding log ons and passwords please speak to your child’s class teacher.



    Each week, your child will be sent home with spellings to learn. They will be tested on these spellings the following week. 

    There are also lists of curriculum words that the children need to learn by the end of year 1 and 6. These lists will be emailed in the event of closure.




    Rapid recall and fluency are very important for children to feel confident in maths lessons and progress easily on to new maths teaching. Below are the ‘Key Recall Fact’ booklets for each year group. (Borrowed from TMA) Throughout maths lessons, children will be using these basic maths skills regularly and any extra practice at home towards these will support your child.

    Key Recall Fact Year 3

    Key Recall Fact Year 4

    Key Recall Fact Year 5

    Key Recall Fact Year 6



    Keeping Active

    At SMSG, we believe that children having an active lifestyle is extremely important. We encourage the children to be as active as possible and make sure we embedded physical activity into as many lessons as we can. Here are some links to videos and websites that we use within school so if you want to keep your children active at home whilst learning and revising concepts, these links are good places to start.

    Active Maths


    5 Minute Move – Workout 1