Peel Clothworkers' Learning Links
Here we have collated a list of websites that may be useful for you to use for home learning. We will continue to add to this throughout. There are a range of resources that should help to engage your children during this time.
It is important to remember that websites often have unwanted
adverts, so please keep an eye on your children whilst using
these websites. You may also be able to set up child friendly
internet on your tablet/computer through your browser
A range of games and activities for your child.
A range of phonics activities to support EYFS/KS1.
A new Manx company for physical and online phonics activities.
Daily sessions between 10-10:20.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday for Nursery and Reception.
Tuesday and Thursday for Year 1 & 2.
To access Actiphons, search for them on Facebook.
Letters and Sounds
This website has free printable resources that fit with your child's phonics needs.
To access, search for your child's current phonics phase on the left and click 'Resources' for the appropriate number.
Open ended tools, Spelling & Grammar, Maths, Cross Curricular Projects.
Follow the link and create a free subscription.
Home challenges and task ideas.
A variety of Maths and Reading home learning packages. You have free access to the child friendly version of the site.
You can provide your email to be sent free activities and resources for support with home learning.
A wide range of subject resources. Choose key stage and subject to navigate the website, or search for something you are looking for.
Similar to above, BBC provides clips and activites for a wide range of subjects.
A teacher's favourite. Twinkl provide learning resources across all subjects and a wide range of topics, from maths problems to mindfulness colouring activities.
Twinkl is very kindly offering free access to parents during the Pandemic.
You need to create an account and use the code 'PARENTSTWINKLHELPS' to access this free offer.
Free science lesson videos.
National Geographic Kids
A range of fun activities and quizzes for children linked to geography.
A way to learn computer programming skills. Fun and free.
This website offers free reading resources for children.
The Imagination Tree
Here you will find a range of art and crafts ideas and activities for young children.
Lots of tablet-friendly Maths games. Browse by subject and age group to find age-appropriate games.
A range of tablet-friendly maths games linking to the
Games for all aspects of Maths.
White Rose Maths
White Rose is our go-to for Maths Mastery learning here at Peel. They are kindly offering support for parents during this time. You will find a wide range of resources suitable for their year group.
If you wish to find what your child has been focusing on at school, look at their newsletter which should point you in the right direction.
Master the Curriculum
This Maths subscription service has made free resources for parents to use.
P.E, Mindfulness &
BBC Super Movers
Dance and movement linked to the curriculum.
A wide range of movement, mindfulness and breathing videos created by child development experts. Available for free if you sign up. Lots of these videos could be particularly usesful for any children (and parents!) struggling with change and anxiety around the current situation.
A KS1 Favourite! This is a fun mindfulness and yoga channel with videos ranging from 5-45 minutes long. Aimed at EYFS and KS1 children.
The Body Coach
Joe Wicks has a 'Kids Workouts To Do At Home' playlist, which contains 5-10 minute long home workouts to keep kids active.
On this channel you will also find live stream classes he is doing at 9am called 'PE with Joe'.
Click the below link to find a direct link to his playlists, or explore his channel by searching The Body Coach TV on youtube. Great for parents to join in with too!
Premier League Stars
This website offers videos and activities to support Maths, Literacy, PSHE and PE.
A child-friendly way to keep children up to date with the world around them - creating opportunities to talk about the news with your children.
For pupils working from home
We are providing this as a potential resource list for parents/carers to have access to during times when schools are closed and pupils are asked to learn from home. This list is intended only to supplement, and not to replace, the work provided to pupils by Class Teachers, Subject Teachers and School Senior Management Teams. All online resources listed are free.
- www.dkfindout.com/uk- activities and quizzes
- www.theimaginationtree.com– creative art and craft activities for younger
- www.bighistoryproject.com– secondary school age history
- https://world-geography-games.com/world.html- geography gaming
- https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives- outdoor learning in your garden or local park/forest
- www.senecalearning.com– KS2/KS3/GCSE / A-Level revision
- https://blockly.games– learn computer programming skills for free
- https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games- creative computer programming
- www.duolingo.com– learn languages for free
- https://mysteryscience.com– free science lessons
- www.crestawards.org– science awards you can implement from home
- https://www.tinkercad.com– all kinds of making
- https://www.tinkercad.com– all kinds of making
- https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home- list of free online resources
- www.thebodycoach.com– PE with Joe Wicks
- https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk– phonics
- https://monsterphonics.com(2 week free trial)
- https://stories.audible.com/start-listen(free audio books)
- www.corbettmaths.com– maths
- www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/- Primary school resources (reading / writing and maths)
https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours- Virtual tours of museums
owww.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/- Primary school resources (reading / writing and maths)
They have put together a special 2-month pack for students age 5-12 at a highly discounted rate, to provide families with the tools necessary to home educate during this time.
Their Virtual School Parent Pack has 8 weeks of lessons in reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, phonics and keyboarding, plus 1200 printable worksheets. Everything you need to provide at-home lessons.
This bundle of educational tools is usually £30 + VAT, we have reduced this pack to £24 +VAT. This is 40% off the original prices of these teaching programs
To support children's speech, language and communication needs, we have fast tracked the launch of our new Parent Portal to help with this. The site will provide parents (and staff) with FREE speech and language advice, resources and activities. We are very happy for you to add the link to this site to your websites and of course to direct parents and school staff to the site so they can be reassured that the support for their children, who have SLCN, doesn't have to stop once their school closes.
This list is provided for reference purposes only and the individual sites and their contents are not affiliated with Isle of Man Educational Child Psychological Services, a Division of the Department of Education, Sport and Culture.
|Art / Creative||Art Activities with Scrapkids (live on Fridays)||www.facebook.com/ScrapKins|
|Art / Creative||Art resources focusing on Frida Kahlo||www.stonewall.org.uk|
|Art / Creative||Drawing workshop with childrens illustrator Lydia Monk||https://www.youtube.com|
|Art/ Creative||All Kids Network- Arts and Crafts Activities||https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/|
|Art/ Creative||Artsology- Art Games for Kids, Arts Education Resources for Teachers, and much more!||https://artsology.com/|
|Art/ Creative||Family Fun Ideas||https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/|
|Art/ Creative||Highlight Kids- Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities||https://www.highlightskids.com/|
|Art/ Creative||Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems||https://www.kennedy-center.org|
|Art/ Creative||Open-ended Play Activities||https://rethinkingchildhood.com|
|Art/ Creative||Red Tent Art- step by step instructions on art projects including origami, 3D cards, clay pots||https://www.youtube.com/user/redtedart|
|Art/ Creative||Storytime and art artivities with children’s illustrator / writer Chris Haughton||https://www.facebook.com/abitlost|
|Art/ Creative||The Metropolitan Museum of Art- website for kids with videos, exhibitions and an interative map||https://www.metmuseum.org|
|Art/ Creative||Build your own story city!||https://docs.google.com/|
|Cooking||#Mission Explore- 159 activities shared from @GeoCollective book||twitter.com/DanRavenEllison/|
|English||Audible have free children’s books to listen to including Alice in Wonderland, Winnie the Pooh, Just So Stories, Cirque du Freak , Harry Potter, and various fairy tales.||https://stories.audible.com|
|English||David Walliams – Free Audio Story||bit.ly/AudioElevenses|
|English||Grammaropolis- Fun Grammar Activities||https://www.grammaropolis.com/|
|English||Oliver Jeffers’ stay at home storytime (new videos each day)||https://www.oliverjeffers.com|
|English||Poem Performances by A F Harrold||https://clpe.org.uk/poetryline|
|English||Story Time From Space- Listen to astronauts read stories from space||https://storytimefromspace.com/library/|
|English||Storybird- Artful Storytelling||https://storybird.com/|
|English||Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for young children to read along with||https://ngexplorer.cengage.com|
|English||Seussville- Explore the World of Dr. Seuss including video clips and games||https://www.seussville.com/explore/|
|English||Unite For Literacy- Free Books to Read Together||https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/|
|English||Booktrust- free online books and videos||www.booktrust.org.uk/hometime|
|English||Daily writing workshop with childrens author Alex T Smith||https://twitter.com/hashtag/storystarters|
|English||National Poetry Centre for Primary Schools with poems and resources||clpe.org.uk/poetryline|
|English||Penguin Story Time and Classroom Read-Aloud Videos||www.penguinrandomhouse.com|
|English||Storyline Online- Children’s books read by famous people||https://www.storylineonline.net/|
|English||Daily Story Starters Ideas||https://twitter.com/hashtag/storystarters|
|English||National Literacy Trust -free online zone for parents seeking ideas and guidance for activities that will engage their children at home.||http://literacytrust.org.uk|
|English||Phonics Play- free resources||https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk|
|English||Pobble 365- One picture, one teaching resource every day for teachers.||http://www.pobble365.com/|
|English||Julie Dawn Cole (the original Veruca Salt from Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory) is reading one chapter a night from Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ at 6pm on her Facebook page.||https://www.facebook.com|
|English||Frank Cottrell-Boyce – Creative Writing Lessons for Key Stage 2. Monday to Friday at 10.00 am||https://www.instagram.com|
|English||Nosy Crow- free resources such as books and poems to read||https://nosycrow.com/free-resources/|
|English||Oxford Owl- Free ebook library for children aged 3-11||https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk|
|English and Maths||Hamilton Learning at Home Packs||https://mailchi.mp/hamilton-trust|
|Geography||Geographical Association Teaching Resources for Primary Children||https://www.geography.org.uk|
|Geography||30 Day Geography Drawing Challenge||twitter.com/clarry_s3|
|Geography||Fair Trade Lesson Resources||https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk|
|Geography||Mapzone – Geography Skills and Knowledge||www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk|
|Geography||National Geographic Learning Resources for KS1- KS2||https://www.nationalgeographic.org|
|Geography||Country Reports- discover over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world||https://www.countryreports.org/|
|History||BBC History KS2: The Story of Britain – Short animated films showing the story of Britain from the Mesolithic Stone Age through to Magna Carta.||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|History||Archive of historical photographs and other documents.||http://www.whatwasthere.com/|
|History||BBC History engaging videos that support the History KS2 curriculum||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|History||The Great Fire of London- fun online game and information to learn about the historical event. Ideal for KS1.||http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/|
|ICT||Code Camp World- Coding support||www.codecampworld.com/|
|ICT||Kidable- Coding for 4-10 Year Olds||https://www.kodable.com/|
|ICT||Online Safety Primary Packs||https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk|
|ICT||Scratch – Learn Coding||https://scratch.mit.edu/|
|ICT||Tynker- Coding For Kids||https://www.tynker.com/|
|Maths||Maths home schooling by Carol Vorderman||www.themathsfactor.com|
|Maths||Beast Academy – online Maths resources||https://beastacademy.com/|
|Maths||Bedtime Math- Fun Maths Activities||http://bedtimemath.org/|
|Maths||Kids Numbers- Maths Games||http://www.kidsnumbers.com/|
|Maths||Maths Frame- KS2 Maths Games and Worksheets||http://www.mathsframe.co.uk/default.aspx|
|Maths||CoolMath4Kids – Maths Games||https://www.coolmath4kids.com/|
|Maths||Math Game Time- Maths Games||http://www.mathgametime.com/|
|Maths||White Rose Maths- Free maths lessons for home learning from Early Years to Year 8||https://whiterosemaths.com|
|Maths||White Rose Maths on Facebook – Free Maths Lesson Every Day||https://www.facebook.com|
|Maths||Spot on With Numbers||www.spotonwithnumbers.co.uk|
|Maths||Free maths resources and support||https://eedi.com/blog|
|Maths||Mathsticks – maths resources and games||https://mathsticks.com/my/|
|Modern Foreign Languages||Primary Modern Foreign Languages Resources||http://www.primaryresources.co.uk|
|Modern Foreign Languages||Rachel Hawkes – Primary Language Learning Website||http://www.rachelhawkes.com|
|Modern Foreign Languages||Rosetta Stone- free access to Rosetta Stone for Students for the next three months||https://www.rosettastone.com|
|Music||Virtual Musical Instruments -Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos||https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com|
|Music||BBC Bring the Noise- Online music activities for age 4-7||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|Music||Explore pieces of classical music with lesson plans and ideas for Early Years/KS1||https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach|
|Music||Active Music – free access with the the discount code ‘ GIFT||https://clicktime.symantec.com|
|Music||BBC- Ten Pieces Party Live Session – Music for KS2||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|Music||BBC – Ten Pieces and the Nutcracker- Live Lesson for 7-11s , full of dance, movement and characterisation.||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|Music||BBC- Anna Meredith – Connect It. Music made by people using their bodies as instruments.||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|Music||BBC- Music / Science KS2: House of Sound. Explore the science of sound, music and musical instruments||https://www.bbc.co.uk|
|Music||Quaver Music- free music resources and a platform for music teachers to deliver digital lessons||https://www.quavermusic.com|
|News||Newsround- News Channel for Children||https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround|
|Physical Activity||Cosmic Kids Yoga on Facebook- for Yoga, Mindfullness, and relaxation||www.facebook.com/cosmickidsyoga/|
|Physical Activity||PE Lessons by Joe Wicks on YouTube||www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1|
|Physical Activity||Physical Activity Ideas||https://twitter.com/hashtag/hpeathome|
|Physical Activity||Physical Education Home Learning Challenges||https://education.gov.scot|
|Religious Education||Religious Education free resources- KS1-KS4||http://www.natre.org.uk|
|Religious Education||Save Religious Education – Free resources and support||www.facebook.com/groups|
|Science||CLEAPSS (supporting practical science and technology)||http://science.cleapss.org.uk|
|Science||Climate Kids by NASA – covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals||https://climatekids.nasa.gov/|
|Science||Natural history with Chris Packam live – updated daily||www.facebook.com/ChrisGPackham/videos|
|Science||Science Fun at Home- activities for children to have some fun with science at home||https://pstt.org.uk/resources|
|Science||SciShow Kids – YouTube Channel with videos exploring all those curious topics that make us ask “why?”||https://www.youtube.com|
|Science||Science Kids- free games, fun experiments, quizzes, and teaching resources for KS2 and KS3.||http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/|
|Science||Switch Zoo- Animal Games and Resources to Learn About Animal Habitats||https://www.switchzoo.com/|
|Science||Hamilton Trust – Science resources for Primary||www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog|
|Science||Follow Steve Backshall on Twitter (from World’s Deadly 60) for videos and updates about nature, wildlife, science and geography.||https://twitter.com|
|Science||STEM- online support and resources for during the current situation||https://www.stem.org.uk/updates|
|Science||Science with Maddie Moate||https://www.youtube.com|
|Science||CLEAPPS (Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Services) have collated a list of fun experiments that can be provided to parents for pupils to do at home.||http://primary.cleapss.org.uk|
|Science||The Everyday Scientist Programme- a new up and coming scheme of work aimed at developing science capital within Primary Education.||https://sites.google.com|
|Science||WWF- Educetional activities to enjoy from home||https://www.wwf.org.uk|
|Various||Outschool- Learning Resources for ages 3-18||https://outschool.com|
|Various||Breakout Edu- Education Online Games||https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome|
|Various||Gridclub -Educational Online Games||https://gridclub.com/|
|Various||Khan Academy- free educational resources||https://www.khanacademy.org/|
|Various||Learnincolour- Free Primary education websites for Homeschooling||http://learnincolour.com/|
|Various||Smithsonian Institute- Learning Resources and Games for Kids||https://www.si.edu/kids|
|Various||Teachit Primary resources (free until the end of April)||www.teachitprimary.co.uk/|
|Various||Twinkl – Home learning & school closure packs||www.twinkl.co.uk/resources|
|Various||We Are Teachers- Free Learning Resources and Downloads||https://www.weareteachers.com/|
|Various||BBC Bitesize- support for various school topics||https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary|
|Various||BBC Teach – Curriculum-mapped video resources for KS1||https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks1/zn2n92p|
|Various||BBC Teach – Curriculum-mapped video resources for KS2||https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2/zvh3jhv|
|Various||Discovery Education – Resources for Primary Schools||https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/|
|Various||E-Learning For Kids- Free and Fun Digital Education for Kids World Wide||https://www.e-learningforkids.org/|
|Various||PBS Learning- free learning materials for Children across a variety of subjects- contains information and videos||https://www.pbslearningmedia.org|
|Various||Turtle Diary- Educational and Fun Games For Kids||https://www.turtlediary.com/|
|Various||BBC Live lessons – a Range of Live Lessons and Fun Videos for Primary Children||www.bbc.co.uk/teach|
|Various||Search Engine created by a primary teacher||www.researchify.co.uk/|
|Various||Classroom Secrets- free interactive resources and home learning for children||https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/|
|Various||TTS- free curriculum-focused activity book with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared! KS1 and KS2 versions available.||https://www.tts-group.co.uk|
|Various||Century Tech – English, maths and science resources for primary and secondary students.||https://www.century.tech|
|Wellbeing||Cosmic Kids Yoga on Youtube- for Yoga, Mindfullness, and relaxation||https://www.youtube.com|
|Wellbeing||Primary School’s Wellbeing Booklet with Activities||Link to follow|
|Wellbeing||Dave the Dog is worried about corona virus – story to support children||Link to follow|
|Wellbeing||Corona Virus – Information for Children||Link to follow|
|Wellbeing||Coronavirus: wellbeing activity ideas for schools||https://www.place2be.org.uk|
|Wellbeing||School Gardening- Bringing the sunshine inside. Activities for Primary aged children.||https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk|