Key Stage 1
As many children are learning from home, we have set up ClassDojo to help us connect with yourselves and the children. ClassDojo enables you to share your child’s learning with us through a portfolio of photos and videos, as well as allowing staff to share activities and learning that can be done at home. You will have received an email with details of how to join up. If you are unsure f how to join or you haven't received this email then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org/ Keep an eye on the Home Learning Pages, the Fun and Games page and the Class Blogs for more activities to have a go at, at home.
Remember to keep checking out the class blogs for more activities that you can do at home. Click the pictures below to visit the blogs.
If you are using the Swinnow Primary School App, please look under 'Links' for access to the Home Learning Pages and Class Blogs.
Please visit the NEWS area of our PSHE page for advice and links to support during this difficult time
Click the image below and then scroll down to 'news'
Sing Up have lots of great songs that are easy to learn. Click the picture below to follow the link.
ABC Creative Music are offering free access to their music resources. There are lots of fun activities that you can do at home and you don't need to own any instruments. Click the picture below to follow the link. You will need to sign up but it is FREE.
Go-Noodle have a wide variety of movement and mindfulness videos that can be used at home. It is free to sign up to. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Sing-a-long to your favourite songs and learn the Makaton signs as you go. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specifically for kids, easy to follow along at home. Click the picture below to follow the link.
The Literacy Shed have some great English lessons that are free to access and are linked to short video clips. Click on the picture below to access the resources. These are suitable for KS1 children. Don't feel like you need to complete all of the activities in the pack.
Super Movers have lots of informative videos that are accompanied by guides and activities that can be completed at home. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Topmarks has a wide range of games to help develop spelling and grammar skills. Click the picture below to follow the link.
The James Dyson Foundation have designed these STEM challenges to encourage inquisitive young minds to get excited about engineering. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Want to inspire your child to enjoy Science? Try these engaging activities together at home. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Also, see the science page within the curriculum tab of our school website for further useful links and downloadable activities to support your child's science learning.
Numbots is a great website that helps children to practise and consolidate key Maths skills. Children can log on using their Times Table Rockstars log-ins and there is a link to Numbots on the left hand-side of the TTRS page.
Story-mode is the mode in which children can deepen and develop their understanding of a particular Maths skills. It is set out in a series of stages, children must complete each stage in order to move onto the next. Rust is the first Stage and level 1 is unlocked, so this is the place for everyone to start.
Challenge mode is where children can put their knowledge to the text and earn points! Enjoy! Click here to follow the link!
BBC Bitesize has lots of great maths resources to help your children learn and revise a variety of concepts. The videos are fun and most come with guides to help. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Topmarks has a wide range of games to help develop maths skills. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Year 2 have access to Times Table Rockstars. It is a great way to practise times tables. Click the picture below to follow the link.
The Maths Factor, a website designed by Carole Vorderman, gives you access to loads of fun games and learning tools-for ages 4-12. You will need to sign up to access it but it's completely free to join! Click on the picture below to access the link!
David Walliams is sharing a free audio story everyday. Click the picture below to listen.
Topmarks has a wide range of games to help develop reading skills. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Roy the Zebra has lots of games that can be played at home to help emerging readers. The games are free to play so there is no need to subscribe, but there will be (child friendly) adverts. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Help your children to develop a love of reading with free access to over 100 e-books. Click the picture below to follow the link.
World Books also provide access to a huge range of e-books, including the read aloud feature. Click here to follow the link.
CBeebies have a huge range of popular stories that can be enjoyed at home. Click the picture below to follow the link.
Audible has a wide range of online audio books to listen to and enjoy at home, now all completely free. Click on the picture below to access the link.
It is important for both your body and your mind to keep your physical activity levels up while at home.
Mr Phillips’ Skills Challenge
I hope you are all keeping safe at home. Here are a couple of challenges for you to have a go at in the garden.
Upload your replies (videos or pictures) to your ClassDojo portfolio and show off your skills.
Click the picture above to see the challenges I have set for you.
Change4Life 10-minute shake ups
Change4Life have teamed up with Disney to bring you a range of 10-minute shake up games for you to have a go at.
You can find them at https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups
Move More Schools
The Sheffield Activity challenge is aimed at developing the 4 main components to fitness: suppleness, strength, stability and stamina. In the pack are a range of stretches and activities to help improve your fitness.
Click here to open up this pack aimed at KS1
Not all activities need to keep you moving at 20 miles per hour! Exploring the outdoors can keep you moving and your heart rate up.
Click here for ideas linked to the outdoors.
Leeds Rhinos School Challenges
The Leeds Rhinos Foundation have been working hard to create a range of short challenges for you to keep active.
Challenge 1: Goal Ball Game with Dane! Click the picture below the give it your best shot!
Please feel free to send in clips and pictures of you taking part to email@example.com -it would be great to see them and share them with the Rhinos team!
Other Physical Activities
Click here to find a range of different activities aimed at KS1 children.