Coronavirus Home Learning Resources
If school closures are announced we have prepared an extensive list below of online learning facilities combining websites we are already subscribed to, sites subscribed to during school closure and sites that are always free to access.
Please use these sites to support learning at home at all times.
Websites we already subscribe to:
Purple Mash: https://www.purplemash.com/sch/suttonoakcofepri
*Our teaching staff are posting weekly activities on Purple Mash for your child to access. The teachers can then mark their work and send rewards for good work. There are also blogs set up on PM for each class where the children can chat with their teacher. Also, there is an assembly and worship blog running where all children can join the discussion and enjoy songs and prayers. Use your usual PM login to access.*
Linguafun (Spanish): https://www.linguafun.eu/ *Flash needs to be enabled on your device for Linguafun to work.*
Espresso: https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/ *Click on 'Login' in the top corner and choose 'Espresso' *
*Logins for Linguafun and Espresso will be sent by text message.*
Follow @janeconsidine on Twitter if you have a Twitter account. Jane is offering free daily English activities online for children off school. Jane is the author of 'The Write Stuff', a scheme we use in school to teach English so the children will be very familiar with the techniques and vocabulary that she uses.
Subscription sites offering free access:
Below are some of the educational websites who are kindly offering free access during any School Closures. This is an option for those children and parents who wish to keep educating at home. These websites are not only educational but lots of fun and a good way to keep busy. These sites normally charge a lot of money and we appreciate their generosity allowing learning to continue during this time.
Twinkl is offering every teacher in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. We’re also extending this to every parent and carer in your school so your pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
White Rose maths is preparing packages for parents to use at home including video tutorials and access to premium content.
The first lot of resources will be released week beginning 16th March 2020
This is a multi-award winning app and online program that covers the UK national primary curriculum for numeracy and SPaG with some phonics thrown in. The content is suitable for 4-12 year olds.
It is has a smart system that determines the player’s ability (via a Rating Game) and then allows them to play games and compete at their own level.
Teachers can track progress and assign specific games or questions.
Emile makes use of the latest games-based learning approaches and engages students so that they answer thousands of questions.
Emile works seamlessly on mobiles, tablets, laptops and computers.
Carol Voderman's Maths Factor
Other useful websites:
https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html (all areas of the curriculum)
https://www.teachstarter.com/ (all areas of the curriculum)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize (all areas of the curriculum)
https://themuddypuddleteacher.co.uk/ (Outdoor learning)
https://www.topmarks.co.uk (all areas of the curriculum)
http://www.citadel.org.uk/2020/03/23/getting-crafty-indoor-garden-part-1-daffodils/ (Arts and crafts)
Children's Mental Health Week
Please follow the link below for a virtual assembly to start Children's Mental Health Week on 1st February 2021.
Please click on the image below to see some examples of activities you could do to mark 'No Screen Wednesday' on Wednesday 3rd February 2021.