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Helping at home

Please use the list below to support your child's learning at home. We have kept this up-to-date for all of those learning at home during school closures.

Maths - 

For all year groups - this link will take you to the planning and lessons we follow in school for maths. They have very kindly set up a daily video lesson plus worksheet to complete, from Early Years through to Year 8. There's also a daily online session from 10am - 11am where you can interact on Facebook and Twitter or email mathshelp@whiterosemaths.com with questions and share solutions. Great to keep children engaged and involved in maths! 



Reading and Writing - 

Letters and Sounds for home and school - the DfE YouTube channel offering daily phonics sessions aimed at Reception and Year 1 children.



Medway libraries are offering the Summer Reading Challenge online this year - follow these links for more information






A lovely site with beautiful pictures to look at and questions to spark the imagination. 



This site has e-books, phonics, spelling, maths and timestables. The activites are for suitable for 3-11 year olds.



This site is for Year 1 and Year 2. 



Sounds and spelling patterns taught and used from Reception to Year 2    

Phoneme mat


Free to use on phone, tablet or computer.



This site are offering free access to reading activities



 Open an account at World Book Online to learn about famous people, explore maps and different countries, venture into the world of animals and complete simple science projects for free.  



Audible have the following offer For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.



The following app has been suggested to us as being useful for you all at this time. it is currently offering a free 30 day trial during school closure times. Please be aware that by signing up for a free trial period, it will come to an end and to continue after that time will require payment.



'Nosy Crow' have teamed up with Axel Scheffler, the illustrator of 'The Gruffalo' to create this pdf book explaining the coronavirus to children



Phonics comics - a lovely site offering online decodable comics to read



We love using these stories and activities in school - this site has made work packs free for a short while



Julia Donaldson Story packs available to download from Scholastic - or look on screen and copy them out!



P.E. - 

Families are able to access these fun fitness and movement videos



Joe Wicks  - The Body Coach - is offering daily PE sessions Monday-Friday - we loved joining him in November for Children in Need! 



This site offers fun resources to get you moving and learning 



Other learning opportunities - 

BBC Schools Radio  - Learning resources for primary schools offering video, audio and downloads for Early Years, KS1 & KS2 covering a range of subjects.



Chartwells, our school meal provider have created fun YouTube videos for you to enjoy. They have created videos to not only help to keep the nation’s children entertained, but to provide yummy, healthy snacks made using ingredients from the store cupboard. 



Sites which support learning English and extending vocabulary

These sites offer a selection of games that children can use to practice learning English in a fun way. Mainly aimed at children who are learning English but also useful for young children extending their language.






VE Day

BBC Teach has lots of links and ideas for all ages.




The British Legion link has lots of ideas for families.



Use the YouTube link to have a go at learning a Lindy-Hop 1940’s style dance!




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