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Phonics Play - A fantastic website to find phonics games, activities and ideas to support your child; includes subject knowledge to support parents. 

Top Marks - A great resource with educational games to apply phonics learning

BBC Bitesize - A useful teaching tool for children, includes videos for each phonics sounds along with activities to complete

Letters & Sounds - This page contains free, printable Resources for each of the phases in the DfES Letters and Sounds phonics teaching programme.

Mr T's Phonics - Geraldine the Giraffe takes you on a learning journey through the world of phonics, grammar, spelling and punctuation, learning letters and sounds along the way. Over 600 videos teaching you how to read using phonics.  

Alphablocks - Watch as the letters of the alphabet tell stories and make words using phonics. Play the learning game, watch clips and print colouring pages



Derbyshire Ebooks Service - Free books to borrow virtually

Book Trust

Oxford Owl - As well as much-loved characters such as Biff, Chip and Kipper and Winnie the Witch, you’ll also find some great non-fiction books to help your child explore their world. You can use a pen to write over the book if you want to talk about certain aspects and you can also have it read to you if you wanted to.

Twinkl - a fantastic website that has many home learning packs for all year groups, including all subjects covered in the curriculum, linked to a huge range of topics.

BBC Nursery Rhymes - Animations of some of the best-known traditional nursery rhymes, many sung by BBC Children's TV presenters, with music that your children will love! They're an ideal resource to support a range of Early Years objectives, whether used in a nursery, reception class, or at home.

Story Time - A free online magazine for children to access online. Parents can subscribe for a monthly edition 



White Rose -  This is a MUST! A daily lesson and worksheet from the experts! You can use this resource to see the lesson being taught and can pause the screen to talk about the question and re-listen if you need to. It is fantastic!

My Maths - KS2 children have log in details in their planner. Once logged in, use own portal code to access resources set by the class teacher. It is tailored to their individual level and gives sound examples of new concepts using very clear models and examples. Teachers can see your child’s access and progress and will regularly update the content. - A wide variety of different resources to promote telling the time – a life skill required by all! This site is full of exciting animated clips and interactive games to build confidence and understanding.

Count on - Interactive maths games for children to practice their numeracy skills. 'Who wants to be a Mathonaire?' is a great game to play with the whole family.  Compete against each other to see who get the highest score.  You can choose the level you compete at. Other games include 'Shape Invaders', 'Online Sudoku' and 'Memory Spin'...all great fun!

TT Rockstars - Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. Children can play independently or play against their friends to improve their times table recall. All children have an academy login for TT rockstars, which can be found in their planners

ICT Games - Free educational games aimed at primary aged children, linked to the KS1 and KS2 maths curriculum. This site also has games linked to other areas of the curriculum.



BBC Bitesize - Lessons including videos, quizzes and practise activities to help with home learning.

Child Net - Easy to follow lessons and activities for children to follow linked to online safety.

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence

Learn Together - The Home Learning Hub Treasure Trail is a challenge for families to complete together. There are 9 challenges to complete, starting from this website. Each level of the challenge involves different websites and resources with things for you to findlook at and try. Open the challenge and see how many levels you can complete!

The oak National Academy FSKS1 & KS2 - A fantastic set of video lessons with activities which caters for the PSHE curriculum in each key stage. This website also has lessons for each area of the curriculum.



Action for Happiness - offers a range of resources to encourage wellbeing including monthly calendars to support mindfulness 

Big Life Journal - provide weekly free resources to encourage self-confidence and growth mindset 

Childline Tool Box - has a calm zone where you can access support with relaxation, mindfulness and understanding emotions 

ELSA - offer a range of free activities to support pupils with emotional literacy and understanding the current situation.

Go Noodle - have a range of videos and activities to support with physical activity within the family home       

Joe Wicks - is offering workouts on his YouTube channel throughout the week 

Young Minds - offer resources for pupils and parents to support them with their mental health with resources specifically linked to the coronavirus outbreak