Home Learning

Below is a list of home learning ideas to help your child during school closure.

Ideas are also placed onto my Facebook page - please see https://www.facebook.com/dyslexiaassistance/

 

Oxford OWL 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

A free e-book library for children aged 3 to 11 years old.

 

Scholastic Learn at Home

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Day by day projects to help children keep reading, thinking and growing.

 

Bitesize           

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

Daily lessons starting on the 20th April

 

OAK National Academy Online Classroom

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule

Provides 180 video lessons each week, across a broad range of subjects from maths to art to languages, for every year group from Reception through to Year 10.

 

Unite for Literacy

https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/ 

A wealth of reading material

 

Classroom Cereal 

https://www.classroomcereal.com/ 

Grammar practice in free, printable short stories

 

BrainPOP 

 

https://www.brainpop.com/ 

Helps curious learners stay informed and on-track with free access during school closures.

 

Story Online

https://www.storylineonline.net/

A range of audible stories.

 

Audible 

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

A range of stories that can be streamed onto your desktop, tablet, phone or tablet.

 

The World of David Walliams 

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

Elevenses with The World of David Walliams

  

Spell Zone

https://www.spellzone.com/

Currently offering a free trial 

 

Jolly Phonics

https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/

Teaches phonics, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

 

Phonics Play

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

Free during the Coronavirus period. Includes phonics games to help with reading, writing and spelling.

 

Nessy

https://www.nessy.com/uk/  

To help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type. 

 

Clicker

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk/clicker

Clicker is a writing solution for the primary classroom.

 

Docs Plus

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk/docsplus 

Writing success for older students of secondary age.

 

Nessy Writing Beach

https://www.nessy.com/uk/product/writing-beach/

Writing Beach offers a unique and engaging way to help children aged 7-14 to understand the building blocks of written language whilst having fun. 

 

Math Playground

https://www.mathplayground.com/

Hundreds of Maths games and puzzles 

 

FUNBRAIN

https://www.funbrain.com/math-zone

A selection of Maths games

  

Art for Kids Hubs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-9UxsWEi2k 

Targeted for younger artists, but still fun for older artists too!

 

National Geographic

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/classroom-resources/learn-at-home/ 

Geography resources, ideas and projects.

 

Tynker

https://www.tynker.com/ 

Coding made easy for ages 5+.

 

Dualingo

https://www.duolingo.com/learn

The most popular language-learning platform, with more than 300 million users.

 

MOOC.org

https://www.mooc.org/ 

A selection of courses for older students. May be of help for those waiting to go to University.

 

Open University

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue 

A selection of courses for older students. May be of help for those waiting to go to University.

 

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

A collection of free videos and downloadable worksheets to help adult learners improve their reading, writing and numeracy skills.

 

Visual Stress

Colorveil

https://www.aurelitec.com/colorveil/windows/

Colour filters over your screen