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A carefully selected range of home learning resource packs and practice books are designed to help your child get the most from school and support their test and exam preparation, whether they’re sitting phonics screening tests, SATs or GCSEs.

Closely matched to the National Curriculum, every resource provides engaging, reliable practice for all key skills, whatever your child’s age or stage.

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Lots of subjects in one place

The Oak National Academy
Almost 10,000 teacher-created lessons across all subjects for all age groups.

The Council for Subject Associations
The Council for Subject Associations (CfSA) has collated home learning resources from subject associations, available from EYFS through to Key Stage 4.

BBC Teach
Central place for lots of BBC home learning and videos for all ages of primary and secondary. [The BBC are also due to offer live lessons and other content on CBBC (Primary) and BBC2 (Secondary) from Monday (11/01/21) – BBC to put lessons on TV during lockdown]

The Times Educational Supplement Home Learning Hub
Teacher-created home learning packs, activities, worksheets and booklets include subject, cross-curricular and topic-based resources to help keep learners engaged and continuing to study at home.

Home Learning Ideas
This site shares links to helpful resources that can be used to support your children’s learning at home, whether you are home educating or in the event that your child’s school is closed.

Pobble – Distance Learning Activities
Simple and fun non-screen activities that children can do at home.

List of educational applications and platforms to help parents, teachers, schools and school systems facilitate student learning and provide social caring and interaction during periods of school closure.

An excellent free learning platform with courses across all subjects from KS2 through to A-Level, including revision courses for many exam boards for GSCE and A-Level exams.

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
Psalm 28:7  


A picture a day to help enhance children’s imaginative writing skills.

Literacy Shed 
A huge range of English activities linked to engaging short films.

Spelling Frame 
Spelling frame includes all the words – both statutory and the example words – from the National Curriculum for Spelling for Year 1 to Year 6. Choose a spelling rule and each word is read aloud and provided within a sentence for context.

Story Bird
Boost your writing skills with 700+ Challenges created by professional educators and expert authors.

The Literacy Trust
The Literacy Trust have a whole host of resources for Key Stage 1 children to continue their education while at home – from audiobook suggestions, to printable worksheets and much, much more.


Times Tables Rock Stars
A site to practice times table skills in a fun and motivating way.

White Rose Maths
White Rose have developed a range of fantastic resources to support parents and children in the instance of school closures. These include video tutorials.

Number Fun
The Number Fun Parent Portal is a powerful and creative learning tool specifically designed to use at home.

Prodigy Maths
Maths games to practice skills.

I See Maths – Home Lessons (YouTube Link)
Information, resources and links for the daily home maths lessons.

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Philippians 4:13

Science, Technology & Environmental

STEM Learning
Stem Learning has a wide range of free activities for both primary and secondary pupils in science, technology, engineering, maths and computing.

YPTE Home Learning Resources
The Young People’s Trust for the Environment have produced a range of home learning packs and resources  for children on a wide range of environmental and sustainability issues. In addition they also produce variety of resources for teenagers [Teenagers – Vital Info on Eco Issues]


NATRE Free Resources
RE resources from KS1 to KS4 produced by The National Association for Teachers of RE.

KS3 Religious Studies – BBC Bitesize
Videos to support home learning in KS3 RE.


Daily PE With Joe Wicks (The Body Coach)
PE with Joe: re-starting Monday morning (11/01/21) at 9am.


Jorvik Viking Centre
History enrichment which is interactive from the Jorvik Viking centre.


Fair Trade Foundation Home Learning Resources
A series of videos and activity packs for primary and secondary. these look at fair trade issues and the lives of growers and their families.


A fun web or app based language learning platform.


Music Mark
A selection of home learning resources from Music Mark

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18


Wellbeing Apps
A great range of wellbeing apps to help support your children.

The Red Cross Home Learning Resources
The Red Cross have produced a range of well-being resources which can be done at home. These include material on wellbeing, loneliness, stress, resilience building, kindness and first aid.

Supporting Faith at Home

Fischy Music
A weekly assembly

Westminster Abbey
Resources across all age groups on subjects such as prayer, Christian Festivals and specific areas of Westminster Abbey’s history.

Ely Cathedral
Offers a selection of online bookable events, for example: 25 January - Medieval Cookery with Ellyn - ONLINE EVENT

Join the Bishop of Ely's cook for a lesson in medieval cuisine she'll show you how to make some staple dishes and talk to you about the ingredients that could be found in the medieval kitchen 

C of E Faith At Home Collective Worship Videos
A series of themed worship videos for primary and for secondary aged pupils produced by the C of E. [There are also resources for parents to help children with grief, bereavement and loss].

Worship At Home
Worship at home resources produced by the Diocese of Guildford.

Bible Chat Mat
Bible Chat Mat allows people of all ages to read the Bible and have conversation together, whether around a meal table, sitting on the sofa or wherever works best. It is produced by the Diocese of Bath & Wells.

Prayer Spaces at Home
A series of prayer activities produced by the Prayer spaces in Schools Team, part of the Prayer 24-7 movement.

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
Lamentations 3:22-23

For more information please contact Tara Russell
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