Further Resources

NEW - VE Day Resources

Government website links

This is a hugely comprehensive resource with a lot of websites which are generally paid for but are now available free.  The teachers will, at times, direct you to certain ones but we wanted to make them all available to you to look through.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education

Oak National Academy
https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom
A national initiative, financially supported by the government, produced by a collaboration of organisations with technological back up that schools alone could not access, providing a fantastic range of lessons for children of all ages.

BBC Bitesize

The BBC are releasing free resources and daily online lessons which are really useful.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Website links with Alderwood logins

These are the links the teachers are directing you to daily.

My Maths (login in pack)
www.mymaths.co.uk

Times tables Rockstars (log in in pack)
https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Additional websites

Phonics Play free use during Covid-19 school closure.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
Username: march20
Password: home

Cross curricular websites

ICT games
www.ictgames.com

Topmarks
www.topmarks.co.uk

Sheppard Software
Sheppard Software
Website with information, games and quizzes on variety of subjects.
Test  your whole family's knowledge on the geography quizzes and see who is the capitals expert in your house.
Try the matching games with younger members of the family.
Have a go at some jigsaw puzzles.
Try out Monkey mayhem to sort out easily confused words.
You can even relax with some on line art.

Make sure you have a talk about not clicking on adverts which take you off the site.

First News
First News is a weekly newspaper aimed at 7 to 14-year-olds that aims to get kids talking about the news in an easy to understand and non-threatening way.
Offering free issues for limited time.
https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/

Time for Kids digital magazine
Free for rest of school year
https://time.com/tfk-free/
 

Scholastic Resources for Families
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/resources-for-families.html
Click on the Grades 3-5 Daily Reading Quests and scroll down to TrueFlix for videos and related on-line books on variety of topics
Click on the Grades 6-9 Daily Reading Quests and scroll down to ScienceFlix for videos and reading on science topics
 
Reading and stories

Google Classroom Virtual Library
See the attachment to access the books.

Amazon
Amazon have cancelled  the subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link:
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Love Reading 4 Kids
https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

For those David Walliams fans out there, there will be a free audio version of some of his shorter stories at 11am each day. Go to http://worldofdavidwalliams.com to listen.

Oliver Jeffers reading stories on-line
https://www.oliverjeffers.com/abookaday

Storyline
https://www.youtube.com/user/StorylineOnline/videos
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside illustrations.

Book Trust
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/
Classic children's stories including Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd to Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson as well as newer ones.

Storynory
https://www.storynory.com/
Audio stories including fairytales, myths, classic stories and original stories

Authorfy
https://authorfy.com/
Famous authors discussing how they wrote their stories and setting small story writing tasks

World Book Day - World of Stories
https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/

Michael Rosen videos
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7D-mXO4kk-XWvH6lBXdrPw

World e Book
Click here

Poetry
Listen to the world’s best poetry read aloud
https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/

British Library
https://www.bl.uk/learning/~/link.aspx?_id=E759095157E748AB8CB2EB8386B22626&_z=

National Theatre
Online Theatre Shows
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/learning/national-theatre-collection

Maths
White Rose Maths
12 week programme of lessons for summer term working with BBC Bitesize.
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

NRich
Activities focussed on problem solving developed by the University of Cambridge
https://nrich.maths.org/primary

French
see also attachment below with website links

Duolingo click here
Plenty of time to learn a language. Try out the French and see how much you can remember from your French lessons at school.
Do some practice every day and build up your fluency.

Computing

Free Barefoot home learning page with easy activities, fun ‘mini missions’ and interactive online games which involve Computational Thinking skills with or without a computer. No need for logins.
www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning

Scratch
Program your own interactive story, game and animation 
https://scratch.mit.edu/

E-safety
Thinkuknow #OnlineSafetyAtHome activities
Home activity pack for ages 4-5
Home activity pack for ages 5-7
Home activity pack for ages 8-10
Home activity pack for ages 11-13

Exercise
https://www.greenwichssp.co.uk/stayhealthy
Links to NETFLEX videos for exercise

Widgit - information on free 30 day trial