Here are a selection of websites and videos that can be used with children in KS1 while they are learning from home.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw – Ways to stay active and learn at the same time.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk – A number of different games, and stories for English and maths.

https://plprimarystars.com/news/home-learning-activities-school-closures – The Premier League Primary Stars are setting some fun activities for all the family.



https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b00jdlm2/cbeebies-bedtime-stories – Children can watch their favourite stories being read with CBeebies Bedtime Stories.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen – All the stories are free while schools are closed.

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/browse/browse/free-resources/key-stage-1-activity-packs – A range of activity packs linked to the videos on the website

https://www.booksfortopics.com/storytime-online – Links to authors reading their stories on You Tube. The books are separated into age groups.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCI2mu7URBc  -A video modelling how to say the sounds correctly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqvqMtSNswo – A video modelling how to blend.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ – This website has been made free for the next few months.

https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/help-during-school-closure – RWI have added daily speedy sounds lessons for all the children.



https://login.mathletics.com/ – Children use their login details to access set maths tasks. Once these are done they can access any activity.

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school – Children use their login details to improve their timetables.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button – Times tables and number bonds games

www.timetables.co.uk – Another way of learning individual timetables.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years – A number of different maths games for all the subjects

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks – A great resource for our younger children. Watch, play and learn with the Numberblocks.

https://mathszone.co.uk/ – More Maths games for all areas of the curriculum

https://mathshub.thirdspacelearning.com/resources – Free lessons and activities for teaching maths.

NCETM Maths Videos – Daily videos KS1 to teach some key skills.



https://www.purplemash.com/ – Your children all brought home individual logins and we will be setting two activities per week for the children to do.



https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/operation-ouch – Lots of videos of scientists exploring the ins and outs of the human body in a variety of eye-opening experiments.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/terrific-scientific – Lots of games, activities and quizzes linked to the science curriculum.


Websites that provide free resources during a period of school closure

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ – Twinkl has a number of home learning packs and is allowing people to sign up for free.

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ – This is a free website that children can join to complete activities online.

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ – There are weekly English and Maths packs for each year group.


Apps that have been made free during this period

Teach Your Monster to Read – This is a great app for children in Early Years and KS1 who are beginning their reading journey.