Helpful websites

English (Spelling, punctuation and grammar tasks) Login needed

AR myON Digital Books (Accelerated Reader Digital Books)

Elevenses with David Walliams (An audio story released every day)

Audible (early years foundation stage to key stage 2. All children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.) (Free colour coded book which match the school's book banded scheme)

Storytime with Tom Palmer (Author Tom Palmer reads from his books)

Write at Home with Piers Torday (Writing lessons from an author)

Phonics Bug (the school phonics programme. (Login needed)  (early years foundation stage to key stage 2. Access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels) (early years foundation stage to key stage 2. A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section) (early years foundation stage to key stage 2. A site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction). (key stage 1 and key stage 2. A new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided). (key stage 2. A wide selection of poetry covering different topics)  (early years foundation stage to key stage 2. An archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud).

Classroom Secrets (GPS, Maths, Reading, Spelling and History games)

English Lessons with Jane Considine (Live streaming English sessions from 9.45am)

Stay at Home Story Time with Oliver Jeffers (Every weekday at 6pm)

World eBook Online (3000 ebooks free) (Key stage 1 and key stage. A daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills).


Numberblocks (Early years foundation stage and key stage 1. Videos for numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6. There are fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play).

White Rose Maths Video Tutorials and Activities  (5 lessons a week, including video, activity and answers) (Early years foundation stage to key stage 2. A range of activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range). (Early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2. A range of interactive maths games categorised by age group).

Science (Key stage 1 and key stage 2. Interactive resources covering the primary science curriculum). (Key stage 1 and key stage 2. An online resource bank, which links to resources on external websites. The site features a live chat function offering support from subject experts. New home learning resources are being developed).

P.E. and physical 

Boogie Beebies: (Early years foundation stage. Videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters).

Disney 10 minute shakeups: (Early years foundation stage to key stage 2.10-minute activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day).

Supermovers: (Key stage 1 and key stage 2. Videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English).

This is PE: (Key stage 1 and key stage 2. Videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube).

PE with Joe Wicks (The Body Coach)  (9am Monday – Friday)

Wider Curriculum

Draw with Rob Biddulph (Videos to teach drawing with children’s author and illustrator)

Birmingham Museum Picture Gallery (A virtual visit to the Birmingham Museum)

Virtual Tours (Virtual tours of world museums, educational sites and galleries for children)

Purple Mash (Use your login to access Purple Mash)

Researchify (Research search engine for children)

Typing Club (Learn to touch type)

Radio Blogging  (Daily shows at 9.30am with interactive activities to keep everyone busy and engaged, brought to you by Pie Corbett, Deputy Mitchell, Ian Rockey and Russell Prue)

Twinkl Teaching and learning resources available for parents.