Here are a collection of websites and Apps that you might find useful during the school closure. There is quite a wide range which are mainly aimed at primary aged children but many are suitable for secondary students and even adults! Some of our secondary curriculum pages have links to suitable content. The English, Maths and Geography pages also have a wide range of resources.
www.mathletics.co.uk A brilliant Maths site. We have arranged for free access for all pupils to this website. A user name and password should have been sent home. We are able to remotely set tasks to be completed. You can earn points for a weekly certificate and play against your friends.
www.purplemash.com/tmbss0 2simple have kindly given us free access to Purple Mash website during the closure. It has resources to support all subjects and we can set tasks remotely. You need a username and password. Website works on tablets and smartphones.
https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ This is a fantastic website and App to help you learn to read. You need to set up a username. The website is always free to use, the App has been made free during the school closure.
https://www.duolingo.com This is a brilliant and fun website and App to help you learn a new language. You need to set up a username. Everything from Welsh to Japanese. There are adverts on the free App.
https://www.ictgames.com This site has lots of fun literacy and maths games. They currently have lists of activities to suit particular year groups. Most work on a tablet.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ Top Marks is a collection of links to websites and online games to support learning. You can search for activities by subject or Key Stage. Indicates if activities are tablet friendly. Hit the Button is a firm favourite here.
https://www.mathsframe.com Mathsframe is mainly aimed at Key Stage 2 Pupils. Some activities are for subscribers only but there are lots of free ones. Tommy’s Trek is a fun platform game for learning Times Tables. Some activities are not tablet friendly.
https://www.spellingframe.com Lots of spelling activities. You can set up an individual account or just play some activities. Word lists are arranged by year group.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize There is a wide range of content for Primary, Secondary and Post-16 here. Games and videos to support every subject. They are meant to be adding more content during the school closures.
https://code.org/ This is a brilliant online resource to teach coding. You can play activities or set up your own account. This is the how to parents guide.
https://scratch.mit.edu/ Scratch is a programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation with people from all over the world. You need to create a username and password.
https://readingeggspress.co.uk/ Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress is a website from the makers of Mathletics. You need an account but can access a free trial.
https://www.nessy.com/uk/ Nessy programs are designed to help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type, especially those who learn differently, including: mainstream, SEND, dyslexia, home school.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ or https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/ A great phonics website. There are 2 sites, the new one is more compatible with phones and tablets. They have provided free access during the closure. Username: march20 Password: home
Great website with lots of information about all sorts of topics. Really interactive and some quizzes. Great for research.
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Another brilliant website. Lots of information here as well as Kids Club, Games and Primary Resources. Lots of curriculum areas covered. You need to register for a username and password.
This usually requires a paid subscription but the entire library of e books has been made free for the duration of the school closure.
Not just a fancy dress day! There are loads of great online and printable resources on this website.
https://www.roalddahl.com/ A great website with lots of resources based on the books and life of Roald Dahl.
https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/ Website for David Walliams’ children’s books. Lots of activities and you can download some resource packs themed around his books from the ‘School Zone’. Every weekday at 11 a.m a free audio story will be released.
This used to be called Nature detectives from the Woodland Trust. Lots of activities and ideas to do outside.