Ladygrove Primary School & Nursery

Please see below for a list of website offering free/ reduced cost resources to help whilst home schooling.

Oak National Academy - updated weekly

BBC Bitesize - updated daily

PurpleMash - updated weekly

Tiny Little People - Nursery and Reception

We also have a range of resources and support on our Supporting Children's Wellbeing page here

SEND wellbeing briefing - How to look after yourself and your children

Covid 19 Social Story - A social story to explain the situation to children

Parent Info - Tips for explaining coronavirus to children

Hand washing games - a variety of different games to play whilst washing hands

National Trust - 50 things to do in your back garden

RSPB - website with bird spotting guides and activities

Dave the dog - a story for younger children worried about the virus

My happy mind - guides for parents and children

Parent Zone - recipes to make with children

Okido - learn through play

RSPCA - fun animal activities

Think Ninja and the Virus - an app suitable for ages 10+ to help with dealing with anxiety

Our Family Challenge - different challenges to help the family stay healthy and active

Audible - free stories and books to listen to

Unicef - a monthly subscription for postcards from Paddington the bear (£8 a month)

Coram life education - A daily diary from Harold the giraffe with activities

First News - a variety of resources using the newspaper

Oxford Owl - great website for reading and other activities

Harper Collins - reading activities

The World of David Walliams - activities related to his books

The world of David Walliams - audio stories read by David Walliams

U R Brainy - English worksheets

Lit Film Fest - daily writing videos

YouTube - Eric Carle reads the very hungry caterpillar

Arthog - stories told by Arthog instructors updated regularly

Literacy Shed guide for parents

Talk for Writing - a collection of resources to help with writing (first set free then small donation to Great Ormond Street Hospital for the rest)

Grammarsaurus - free resources (not just grammar based)

Roald Dahl - a collection of activities related to his stories

Royal Mail - guide and resources for sending a letter

Talk 4 writing - writing activities for all year groups

Jolly phonics - phonics resources to download

Jolly phonics - apps available to support phonics

Letters and Sounds for Home and School - YouTube videos to help with phonics

Monster Phonics - activities to support phonics (see usernames and passwords section for logins and passwords for free resources)

DFE Letters and sounds guide - A video guide for letters and sounds

Thirdspace - a collection of maths activities (free to sign up or pay for premium)

You've been zapped - a times table game created by Miss Hassall

Rolling Numbers - a times table song

NCETM - support of parents and carers helping children with maths

Natwest - money sense activities

The Maths Factor - Let Carol teach maths to your child (free until 5th July then £4.99 a month)

NRICH - maths problems and puzzles

U R Brainy - maths worksheets

White Rose home learning - a variety of maths lessons for each year group

Dream big sports - maths activities on the move

PE with Joe Wicks - YouTube channel live every morning  9:00-9:30 (saved for use at later times too)

GoNoodle - free activites to get you moving

BBC Supermovers - Get moving and learn at the same time

Cosmic Kids - Yoga and mindfulness for children

Energize - variety of web links and resources for keeping active

Imoves - PE activities

Kids Yoga Stories - downloadable yoga stories

The daily mile - weekly challenges

Youth Sport Trust - a variety of activity cards with ideas to try at home

National history museum - lots of resources

Lonely Planet - 9 ways to teach your child about the world without leaving the home

Geography challenges - set by Miss Thomas


Science museum - offering resources and games

Eden Project - free resources

STEM - free science resources and activities

Scale of the Universe - a fun online resource to discover how big the universe is

STEM - simple activities at home for young children

STEM - fantastic fruit

STEM -  making jelly

Open Culture - 44 engineering and science challenges

ParentZone - free membership until June 30th (normally £600 a year!)

Be Internet Legends Interland - interactive games to teach internet safety (KS2) (works better in Chrome)

Parent Zone - 10 ways to safely entertain your children at home

National Online Safety - a vast amount of information for parents or carers on e-safety

Pix challenge - a coding challenge for children aged 6 years - 18 years

Code for life - free activities to learn to code (register as an independent student)

Barefoot - computing without screens

Cornerstones - top 10 apps for families and children

Teach computing KS1 - lessons for KS1 children on computing

Teach computing KS12 - lessons for KS2 children on computing

Lego stamping - stamping with Lego bricks

YouTube - 26 home made toys

Out of the Ark - music and singing resources (updated weekly)

The Club - things to make and do

ABC Does - at least 50 ideas to make and try

Practical Action - DT and Science activities

The Mum Educates - 30 days worth of free art/DT challenges

Persil - Easy at home activities

Explore France Project

French - A QR reader will be needed to access this resource (free to download from app stores)

French Retrieval

Primary Languages Network - videos

Unique classrooms - daily Maths, English and Creative challenges

Coronavirus home challenge - 14 day challenge

BBC Primary - a selection of online activities for different curriculum subjects

Twinkl and BBC - home learning resources

Scholastic - A variety of downloads for all year groups

Scholastic home learning - A variety of resources

Family 5 - a list of educational apps and websites

Twinkl Hub - a hub of home learning activities

Super Weeks - a variety of resources suitable for the whole family

Scouts - a variety of indoor activities

Scholastic daily calendar - a different short activity for every day of the year

Serious fun - 18 activities to complete inside

GOV - a list of online education resources for home education

Aldi - a variety of activities created by Aldi around food

Teach Starter - 10 virtual excursions and activities

Family days tried and tested - virtual tours of museums, educational sites and galleries

Virtual Field Trip -  a list of virtual trips with web links

Exotic Zoo educational videos - educational videos from the Exotic Zoo

Chester Zoo game - App for apple or android devices

14 YouTube video channels for children

Chester Zoo - virtual visits