KS2

Here are a selection of websites and videos that can be used with children in KS2 while they are learning from home.

General

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-collection/zr4ky9q – 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://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround – Keep up with what is happening around the world.

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

 

English

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/ – Every day at ll o’clock David Walliams is releasing an audio book.

http://www.pobble365.com/ – Daily writing activities and discussion questions linked to a picture.

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-2-activity-packs – A range of activity packs linked to the videos on the website.

 

Maths

https://www.khanacademy.org/ – Maths resources

https://whiterosemaths.com/ – Maths videos and lessons

www.myminimaths.co.uk – Daily activities and videos for each year group

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 for upper and Lower KS2 to teach some key skills.

 

Computing

https://hourofcode.com/uk – Computer coding activities and lessons.

https://www.purplemash.com/ – Lots of activities linked to the curriculum.

 

PE

https://www.cosmickids.com/category/watch/ – Yoga sessions linked to stories and themes.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ – Joe Wicks is doing daily workouts for children.

 

Geography

https://www.seterra.com – A good site for testing the children’s knowledge of countries and cities around the world.

 

Science

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.

 

Music

make a junk instrument

KS2 IDEAS FOR MUSIC AT HOME

School support -Listen to music at home

 

Websites that provide free resources during a period of school closure

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

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ – This is a free website that children can sign up 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

Lightbot.com – A coding app that teaches coding through games.