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Welcome to our Home Learning page


Below you will see links to a page for your child's class.  This page will include information and activity ideas that you can do with your child at home.  If your child has been instructed to stay at home, the home learning documents will be updated weekly.  There may also be links to other sites that have activities and games for your child to explore.

Look at our subject pages to find more links to free learning opportunities.

BBC Learning at home

Pick your age or year and start homeschooling

You'll find lessons for homeschooling in Maths and English for every year group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.

Learning at home

 

These links are for online school subscriptions services that are providing guidance and resources whilst schools are closed.  Their services cover different elements of the curriculum.

 

Twinkl

Welcome to the Twinkl Parents Hub!

   https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents

 

Twinkl Go!

FREE throughout school closures, Twinkl Go! is our collection of thousands of interactive educational resources which can be accessed and completed on any device, with no apps to install. Perfect for pupils learning at home.

Go! Collections

These Go! Collections are FREE throughout school closures, they are appropriate for most ages and subjects.

Home Learning Hub

The Twinkl Home Learning Hub provides daily, FREE activities for different age groups and subjects. They will add new content each day, including videos, games and activities.

BBC Live Lessons and BBC Bitesize

To support the BBC content beginning on Monday 11th January, Twinkl will be providing aligned resources to use each day. They will be sharing these in our Home Learning Hub, in daily blogs and schedules, and letting you know through their social media channels. Best of all, every resource you’ll need to go alongside the BBC lessons will be FREE to access and share.

Twinkl Video Content

Twinkl will also be providing video content each week to complement the BBC’s offering. Covering a range of topics and curriculum areas. We’ll make sure these are available in our Home Learning Hub and through our YouTube channels, again completely FREE to access.

Twinkl Newsroom

Twinkl Newsroom delivers the news for kids today. Their daily kids’ news reports are child-friendly and a perfect way to help children explore the news with new content every day. Each news report comes with a range of curriculum-friendly teaching resources.

Twinkl Imagine

If you’re looking for more daily ideas, Twinkl Imagine provides a new image each day to promote discussion and in-depth learning. With ideas for all ages, you’ll find new activities and teaching ideas every day.

Partnership Resources

From the Go Jetters, Numberblocks and Peppa Pig, to Doctor Who, Puffin Books and The Numbers Game, we have a huge range of incredible FREE partnership materials available to create engaging learning opportunities at home.

Twinkl Kids TV YouTube Channel

For quick, easy and highly-engaging lessons, songs and videos teaching phonics, times tables, SPaG and more, you’ll find everything you need on our Twinkl Kids TV YouTube channel. Each video links back to the Twinkl site with guidance and resources for parents. Accessible through any device or stream YouTube via the TV - perfect for learning at home.

Cross Curriculum Resources
Check out these scavenger hunts!  Work with your children to find all the items in your home and garden.

Online safety guidance

Please do follow guidance on working online with your children.  Lots of advice and websites can be found at the link below:

Parent Resources Hub

Interactive learning guide for setting parental controls on devices and online safety factsheets for phone apps, like whatsapp, snapchat, Fortnite and lots more.

https://parenthub.thekeysupport.com?uuid=45a8862a-e6eb-4a19-abb6-d614dd194908

Thinkuknow

All age group online safety advice

 

Home learning packs that have been created by Thinkuknow, guidance for online safety

 

Thinkuknow - Parents support at home; activity worksheets

Secure online gaming

Please use this social story to help with explaining this very difficult situation with your child:

Please use the links below to access activities and games that your child may use at school.

Sumdog and Reading Eggs - you can email your teacher for their log in details, if they use this app.

MyMaths - your child will have a login if they are studying for their maths foundation GCSE or undertaking some extension lessons for maths.  Work will be set by their maths teacher at regular intervals.

Go noodle - get your child dancing and moving!!

Pearson - maths foundation GCSE pupils - resources for working at home.

Sumdog

Personalised maths & spelling practice that pupils love.  Engage your child with adaptive learning and multi-player games. Aligned to all major curricula for ages 5 to 14, Sumdog is proven to accelerate progress.

 

https://www.sumdog.com/user/sign_in

 

 

If you would like other children in your family to access Sumdog, then please let us know.

 

***COMPETITION TIME***

This has started today!

Sumdog's free mathematics contest starts next Friday, January 22.
It will be great if students at Hollywater School can take part!

Students can play from home or in school, and it only takes about an hour in total to get a good score, which you can follow on our live leaderboard.  Miss D will keep you all updated with the daily leader board.

 

Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.  And it really works!

Children love the games, songs, golden eggs and other rewards which, along with feeling proud of their reading, really motivate children to keep exploring and learning.

 

 

https://bit.ly/2UeYrAA

 

 

 

 

Go Noodle

GoNoodle® gets kids up and moving to fun, engaging content and games. Every dance party, yoga session, mindfulness activity, and game session is an opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies, engage their minds, and be their best.

https://www.gonoodle.com/for-families/

 

 

 

 

 

MyMaths

MyMaths is an interactive online teaching and homework subscription website for schools that builds pupil engagement and consolidates maths knowledge.  Access to this site requires a school username and password.  Please contact the school for these details.

 

https://app.mymaths.co.uk/login.html

 

 

 

Pearson

Welcome to free activities, tools and advice to support learning at home - including sample homeschool planners, reading and maths support, access to free eBooks and much more.

 

https://bit.ly/pearson_parentsupport

 

 

 
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