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Home learning in March 2020

For up to date remote learning resources for January 2021, please see Remote Learning under the Key Information pencil or click the link below to take you to the page direct.

It is important that your child(ren) continue(s) to learn during their time away from school. This page is designed to signpost you to a range of resources that will help with this. The resources include online activities and some that can be downloaded.

Please also refer to your child's year group page and the 'home learning' tab you will see there.


Home learning will involve more interaction with tablets, laptops and mobiles but it is important that you monitor the amount of time spent online and encourage screen breaks away from devices.

Please remember that there are many learning opportunities that can be taken easily and cheaply, even if you are confined to your home.  The resources on this page include lots of fun activities that don't require screen time.



New Resources


We will continue to add new resources for home learning so please keep visiting this page. You should also check the work being set by class teachers on year group pages on the Children’s pencil.  Remember too that you can connect with your teacher on Seesaw.


Have a try at some of these daily online learning sessions and choose the sessions you prefer (click on the links). Both have been recognised and recommended by the Department for Education.



CBBC have made a fabulous new series called Celebrity Supply Teacher.  These are 10 minute lessons live on CBBC or available on iplayer with famous faces such as Marcus Rashford, Geri Horner and Gary Lineker. The celebs teach a lesson on something they are passionate about, so there are a range of topics covered.


Oak National Academy, an online classroom and resources hub. Find their structured schedule here:


BBC Bitesize 

Each day there is a maths lesson, English lesson and a foundation lesson. See the schedule here:

General learning


This is an excellent educational website for teachers that covers the full primary age range and all curriculum subjects.  Whilst schools remain closed, they are offering  free membership to  parents and carers. Here you will find power-point presentations, maths worksheets, colouring, handwriting practice and much more. If you have access to a printer at home, this website has packs of home-learning materials to download for each year group.  Setting this up is really easy to do – go to and click on Coronavirus Home Learning Support Page.

Not all learning needs a screen!

PE and keeping active

How are you staying active at home? Share your creative ideas with The Brownlee Foundation. Prizes to be won!

You can share your ideas on:

Facebook: The Brownlee Foundation

Twitter: @brownleefdn

Instagram: @brownleefoundation

To keep active and burn off energy download the free app Go Noodle which has child friendly dance- alongs, yoga videos and mindfulness activities.  Go Noodle is mainly suitable for younger pupils.

You could also try Cosmic Kids Yoga. Miss Rodwell recommends:


Fitness coach, Joe Wicks is going to stream live PE lessons on his You Tube channel ‘The Body Coach TV’ starting on Monday 23rd March at 9.00 am.  This is suitable for all ages. 

Previous sessions have been recorded and these can be found via this link (click here)


BBC Supermovers has interactive videos to support KS1 and KS2 maths, literacy, PHSE and PE learning.  Great for times tables and has videos that are just for fun.


Oti Mabuse, from Strictly Come Dancing, is streaming dance classes for children at 11.30 every day.  Click here for the link. 


Leeds Rhinos Foundation - Challenge 1

KS1 -



Primary Sport are going to provide weekly resources and challenges to keep you active!  You can also subscribe to Healthy Futures TV on You Tube.

Greenacre SSP Fitness Challenge Cards 1 here
Wow Active Fitness Challenge Cards 2 here
PE Home Learning here NEW
Fitness Assessment - Download NEW
Active Monopoly - Download NEW
20 Activities to complete at home - Download NEW



Access a range of Oxford Owl online reading books for free.

Click ‘my class login’, ‘my class name’ (bsp2020) and my ‘class password’ (cat123).

Please try and read with your child(ren) every day.


Phonics Play are allowing free access during the school closure period. This resource is suitable for Early Years and KS1 children. There are some fantastic games to keep your child(ren) occupied, practising their phonics at the same time!



For the Harry Potter fans 




All children in school have access to Spelling Shed with individual log ins (please click on the picture to access).They can compete with their friends whilst at home! I will still monitor top spellers and prizes will be given out when we return to school. Happy Spelling. Mrs Newlands 😊


For creative writing using pictures as a stimulus try Pobble 365.

A different picture for everyday! Don't forget to show your learning on Twitter.

Tag @bspleeds 😊


Some great writing units complete with texts and supporting activities. 😊



Some useful resources:


National Geographic kid’s section, lots of great stuff to inspire!

National History Museum – great activities and info

Nasa’s kid’s section, hoards of exploration to do!

Starters for STEM - a range of activities that you can complete at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills. 




We would love you to join in with a new project called 'learn a song at home'. We are all going to learn a brand new song called 'Lift up your voice' so that when we have our first singing assembly back together we can lift the roof and sing it together as a big choir.


Here’s the FREE download link to the video of the song


Just click on the link and download the track with the lyrics and enjoy singing 'Lift up your voice' at home. You could teach your whole family the song!  I have also attached the lyrics so you can practise without the backing track.


Have fun!

San Francisco Symphony - great website for children to explore and create music

Dallas Symphony Orchestra – another great music website



Duolingo - free app individualised programme for children to follow. There is the option to buy an ad free version.



Scratch - coding activities for children


English Heritage – online magazines, videos, recipes and activities on English history.  Topics include Castles, Victorians and Tudors


**NEW** Local history - explore the history of Leeds at home, including finding out about Leeds United

Art and Design

Click on any picture on this site to get step by step instructions on how to draw it... dragons, skylines, faces, animals... Suitable for Y5 and 6.