Learning Links

Anchorsholme Pupil Portal

Use this portal to access key websites and PDF Resources for Home Learning.

https://portal.anchorsholme.co.uk

 

 

NHS Change4Life

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.

http://go.anchorsholme.co.uk/c4l

 

 

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.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk

 

 

CEOP

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.

https://www.ceop.police.uk

 

 

RM Primary Resources

Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk

 

 

Coxhoe Curriculum

Information about each curriculum area and links to useful websites.

http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/curriculum-links

 

 

Fun With Folk

You can explore folk songs and listen to and learn the songs.

http://go.anchorsholme.co.uk/fun-with-folk

 

 

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.

http://www.kidsmathgamesonline.com

 

 

National Geographic

The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com

 

 

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.

http://www.nhm.ac.uk

 

 

Brain Pop Junior

Brain Pop Junior gently encourages young learners to ask questions and form their own ideas.

https://jr.brainpop.com

 

 

NASA Kids Club

NASA Kids’ Club is a place to play games and learn about NASA.

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub

 

 

eLearning for Kids

eLearning for kids provides courseware in Maths, Science, Reading and Keyboarding.

http://www.e-learningforkids.org

 

 

Crick Web

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.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk

 

 

Fun Brain

Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.

https://www.funbrain.com

 

 

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 Language

http://go.anchorsholme.co.uk/bbc-education-ks2

 

 

Old KS1 Bitesize

KS1 Bitesize offers resources on Literacy, Maths and Science.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1

 

 

Old KS2 Bitesize

KS2 Bitesize offers resources on English, Maths and Science.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2

 

 

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.

  • Futurelearn
    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).

  • Seneca
    For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

  • Openlearn
    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.

  • Blockly
    Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

  • Scratch
    Creative computer programming

  • Ted Ed
    All sorts of engaging educational videos

  • National Geographic Kids
    Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

  • Duolingo
    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.

  • Tinkercad
    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
    Geography gaming!

  • 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

  • Twinkl
    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.

  • #OnlineSafetyAtHome
    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
    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.