Home Learning

Home Learning

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

Please "Click Here" to access Learning materials provided by School.

Important Safeguarding Information During Covid-19 School Closures

Useful Resources

Whilst using resources online, please remember to keep your children safe. These websites can help;

  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)


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

ABCYA – Educational games.

Action for Happiness Calendars - March 20 / April 20 - 30 actions to look after ourselfs and each other as we face this global crisis.

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.

Covid-19 My Back to School Bubble - A book about social bubble and returning to school.

Disney Inspired Workouts - Get Moving With These Disney Inspired Workouts!

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.

GOV.UK Home Learning Resource List

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

Healthy Me Diary (Simple Version, Booklet) - 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.

Myleene Klass Music Class - Twice a week music lessons.

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

NDTI NW SEND Regional Network Newsletter: March 2020 - Useful Home Learning Resources

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

Oti Mabuse Kids Dance Classes - Every day at 11.30am on Facebook. Can be replayed any time. 

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 23rd March Joe Wicks is going to be hosting a free workout aimed at kids LIVE on His YouTube channel. 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) – Article 2Article 7Article 12Article 14, Article 15, Article 17Article 19, Article 23Article 24, Article 28, Article 30Article 42

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.

Somerset County Cricket Club - Inside activities aimed at children, competitions and more.

Soundabout - Free music sessions for people of all ages with PMLD and SLD

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.

Spread The Happiness Calendar - A list of positive days to celebrate.

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.

Tapestry Infographics - Every week Tapestry will upload infographics with loads of activities for parents to support them as they meet the challenge of remote learning.

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.

The Maths Factor - Let Carol Vorderman teach your child Maths. This is currently free during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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.

VE Day Spitfire Sensory Poem

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

World Of David Walliams - David Walliams is releasing a free audio story every day for the next 30 days.

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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