Anchorsholme Pupil Portal
Use this portal to access key websites and PDF Resources for Home Learning.
Change4Life is a public health programme in England which aims to help families make small, sustainable yet significant improvements to their diet and activity levels to tackle the causes of obesity.
Think U Know
Thinkuknow is the education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP command which aims to empowers children and young people aged 5-17 to identify the risks they may face online and know where they can go for support.
CEOP helps keep children and young people safe online. They are here to help and give you advice, and you can make a report directly to us if something has happened to you or your child online which has made either you or your child feel unsafe, scared or worried.
RM Primary Resources
Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.
Information about each curriculum area and links to useful websites.
Fun With Folk
You can explore folk songs and listen to and learn the songs.
Kids Maths Games
A wide range of free math games, interactive learning activities and fun educational resources that will engage students while they learn mathematics.
The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet.
The National History Museum
The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.
Brain Pop Junior
Brain Pop Junior gently encourages young learners to ask questions and form their own ideas.
NASA Kids Club
NASA Kids’ Club is a place to play games and learn about NASA.
eLearning for Kids
eLearning for kids provides courseware in Maths, Science, Reading and Keyboarding.
CrickWeb provides online educational learning games and activities for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, and Key Stage 2 for Subjects including Maths, English, Science, History, Geography, R.E., D.T., I.C.T, French and Spanish.
Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
New BBC Education KS1
Providing online KS1 Resources for Art and Design, Computing, Design and Technology, English, French, Geography, German, History, Mandarin, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Physical Education, PSHE and Citizenship, Religious Education, Science, and Spanish.http://go.anchorsholme.co.uk/bbc-education-ks1
New BBC Education KS2
Providing online KS2 Resources for Art and Design, Computing, Design and Technology, English, French, Geography, German, History, Italian, Mandarin, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Physical Education, PSHE and Citizenship, Religious Education, Science, Spanish, and Welsh Second Languagehttp://go.anchorsholme.co.uk/bbc-education-ks2
Old KS1 Bitesize
KS1 Bitesize offers resources on Literacy, Maths and Science.
Old KS2 Bitesize
KS2 Bitesize offers resources on English, Maths and Science.
Further learning links:
- Khan Academy
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.
- BBC Learning
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
- Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos
- National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
- Mystery Science
Free science lessons
- The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
- Crash Course
You Tube videos on many subjects
- Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
- Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.
- iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
- Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
- Prodigy Maths
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
- Cbeebies Radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.
- Nature Detectives
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
- British Council
Resources for English language learning
- Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
- Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
- Geography Games
- Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
- The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
- Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
- The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
- Toy Theater
Educational online games
- DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.
- Cosmic Kids Yoga
Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.
A fortnightly #OnlineSafetyAtHome home activity packs for parents and carers. Each pack will contain simple 15-minute activities parents can do at home with their child(ren).
- Elevenses with The World of David Walliams
Every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!
- Peppa Pig Activity Sheets
Peppa Pig fans can get creative with these downloadable activity sheets! Including colouring pages, dot-to-dot sheets and spot the difference games, this pack is perfect for keeping little hands busy.
- White Rose Maths
The White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8. They will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.
- Out of the Ark Music @ Home
Music has an extraordinary power to bring us together, it can lift us when we feel low, energise us when we feel tired, and is something we all have in common. So, to help with the rhythms and routines of your new daily life, they are releasing seven songs, one for each day, all with challenges and activities related to each song. Every week for the next few weeks they will continue to add songs and resources.
- Discovery Education Free Resources
A sample of engaging resources for pupils at Foundation to Upper Key Stage 2, including: videos, interactive activities, quizzes and worksheets.
- Free Virtual Tours of World Museums, Educational Sites & Galleries
Explore the world at your fingertips. There is a comprehensive list of virtual tours that you can take with your children, enjoy an adventure all over the world from the comfort of your own home. A wealth of travel, geographical and historical knowledge to incorporate into your days.
- Oxford owl for Home
Oxford Owl (the company behind My Maths and the Oxford Reading Tree books) have opened up a range of their resources for access by parents at home. They have activities and support for reading, phonics and a range of age appropriate eBooks.
- MyOn Renaissance
This link comes from Accelerated Reader / STAR Reading which we use in school. It currently allows you free access to 1000’s of online interactive audiobooks which can be used on a phone and tablet.
- The Philosophy Man Brainsqueezers
Every Friday they put on new videos, Sticky Questions, riddles and games to talk and think about.
- Sooper Books Bedtime Stories For Kids
Lots of free bedtime stories for kids, online story books, short stories, fairy tales, rhymes and poems. It also includes 5-min Stories, 10-min Stories and other Short Stories.
- Free Virtual Tours
A lot of museums, zoos and in general the world of IT have come together to open their gates and possibilities for us to visit the haloed places from the comforts of our home.
Duolingo uses a gaming-type method to help you learn a foreign language. Mandarin Chinese is available on there as well as your common ones that pupils learn in school. It is available on the web https://www.duolingo.com and on iOS and Android.
- Art for Kids Hub Youtube Channel
Art for Kids Hub is a channel on YouTube which enables kids to draw. There are variety of things to draw from unicorns to food items and favourite cartoon characters.
- Google Virtual Museum Tours
Google Arts and Culture is the home to quite a lot of museums that offer virtual tours. The tours operate in the same way as Google Street View, since there are quite a few museums to look at it is recommended that a parent should view first to see if they are suitable for their child.