Home Learning

Welcome to our Home Learning Platform

Due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, we have setup this page where you can find learning resources and packs to allow our pupils to continue their learning from home.

For information about our response to Covid-19 and the latest information, please click here.

Please ‘click here’ to access teaching and learning materials provided by the school for each class.

Important Safeguarding Information During Covid-19 School Closures

30 Day LEGO Challenge - Follow the instructions for each day. The only rule is to have fun and use your imagination!

ABCYA – Educational games.

ASDAN – Free resources for home learning and educators.

Audible Stories - Children can stream stories that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

Autism Education Trust – Tools for teachers during COVID-19 pandemic

BBC Bitesize - The BBC this week (20/04/20) have launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents.

Books Beyond Worlds - Are busy making picture books to help explain to children about Coronavirus.

Careers Education – Some excellent resources to support you to continue discussions about careers and future compiled by the Heart of The South West LEP.

Caronavirus - A book for children Classroom Secrets – Ensure your children are still able to learn while at home by signing up for free to Classroom Secrets KIDS and also free home learning packs.

Consortium Education - have teamed up with TTS and created curriculum-focused independent learning resource with over 40 HOME LEARNING ACTIVITIES all planned and all prepared!

Cool Math - A website that allows pupils to play a whole range of games and at the same time develops math skills.

Coronavirus Social Story - A coronavirus social story giving simple and easy to read infomation on the virus.

Driver Youth Trust – Offering home activity packs contaning 18 fun, print-ready writing and drawing activities. 

ExpeRimental - A series of short films making it fun, easy and cheap to do science experiments at home with your children.

Fancy going to the Zoo? - Check out Edinburgh Zoo Live Panda Cam or check out the Macaque and Meerkats at Paignton Zoo. Free Virtual Tours of World Museums, Educational Sites & Galleries For Children - A comprehensive list of virtual tours you can take.

Fine Motor Activity Kit - The aim of the kit is to provide individuals with a range of fun activities which will hopefully improve their fine motor skills.

Hamilton Trust - Offering free Home Learning Packs for English and Maths.

Healthy Me Diary (Simple VersionBooklet) - aims to support families to build healthy habits (both physical and mental, with and without technology) by regularly recording positive, healthy behaviours. 

HelpLidzLearn - Free apps, activities and software as well as well as home 14 days frials on premium apps/software for children and carefully designed to meet a range of special educational needs including switch access for those with physical disabilities.

Home Bucket List - A List of ideas and tasks to do whilst at home.

Home Learning - Integra Schools and South Gloucestershire Council are pleased to launch a new online resource to support parents, carers and teachers.

I Can – Helping children to communicate. Free resources for parent carers.

IntoFilm - Offering a range of free film related educational resources.

Join Somerset Libraries - Where you can access eBooks, eAudio books and eMagazines.

Mindheart Coronavirus Social Story - A coronavirus social story giving simple and easy to read infomation on the virus.

NRICH Maths - Free curriculum-linked resources to develop mathematical reasoning and problem solving

Newsround - Broadcasts news for children.

My Lockdown Diary - Write & Draw about day-to-day activities and experiences

Oak National Academy - Online classroom and resource hub offering 180 video lessons each week across a broad range of subjects.

Orchard Toys - Activity and Colouring-In Sheets

Oxford Owl - Discover expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks to support children's learning at primary school and at home, from Oxford University Press. Some users will have school class logins others can access it by signing up as a parent.

P.E Lessons With Joe Wicks - Starting Monday 11th January Joe Wicks is going to restart a free workout aimed at kids LIVE on His YouTube channel on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The workouts will be fun and suitable for all ages and even the adults can get involved.

Primary PE Planning – Stay active and keep fit at home. Brand new activities each week so be sure to check back again soon for more fun.

Priory Woods School & Art College - has a range of switch/touch screen activities and educational programmes.

Reef Reflief – Are delivering Marine Science Live Virtual Classroom Lessons on Facebook and thenuploading the content to their website.

Rights Respecting School (UNICEF) – A wealth of activities links to Children’s Rights.

Roald Dahl - Some fun Roald Dahl activities to do indoors.

Scouts - Resources from Scouts who are experts in developing skills and bringing adventure to young people

Sensory Processing Information & Advice Sheffield Children's (NHS) - Coronavirus resources for children & families

Singalong - Signalong are providing FREE resources to help you with your Signalong learning.

Sing Up at Home Skills Builder - home learning resources available to support parents and carers to continue building their children's essential skills.

Social Distancing Social Story - A social distancing social story explaining how and why we have to socially distance.

SoundingBoard - a free mobile augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app designed for children who are unable to speak (or who have limited speech) to help them communicate. In order to meet the needs of this particular population, the app comes with preloaded boards using symbols with recorded messages. Students select and press images on the board to prompt a verbal message.

South Western Ambulance - Various school resources

Story Massage Book - Positive touch activities for the home, school & community

Supporting Children with Learning Disability/ASD Coping with COVID-19 Isolation - Advice STEM – provide free content and resources for home learning. The content will be updated weekly with new activities and covers primary and secondary and across maths, science, computing and D&T.

Storyline Online – streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Teach Your Monster To Read - The groundbreaking game that makes learning to read fun

Teacher's Pet - Offering free Weekly ‘Home Learning Resource Packs’ for the duration of UK school closures.

ThinkUKnow - Each fortnight, ThinkUKnow will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home. 

Thrive - Useful list of thrive activities that parent carers can deliver. Most can be done with little or no resources. They are for BEING, DOING and THINKING.

Thrive Activites (Children up to 7) Week 1 Thrive Activites (Childen up to 7) Week 2

Topmarks - A website that has many free English and Maths games.

Visuals - Visual Schedules, Calendars and Stories to support students in the event of school closure.

We hope you find these resources useful if you come across any others you feel we should add let us know by emailing sbaker8@educ.somerset.gov.uk.

With thanks to the Somerset Community Foundation for supporting our endeavours with funding towards teaching and learning resources during Covid-19.

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