Online Links and Learning
There are a wealth of resources out there to support learning and to help develop your children's minds - please see the links below:
Premier League Primary Stars - Football and sport themed learning resources for parents:
Oxford Owl - There are loads of free ebooks for the children to read.
Dublin Zoo - Live Webcams mean the children can watch the animals!
Topmarks - There are lots of learning games for your children to play.
BBC Bitesize - There are lots of interactive videos and quizzes.
PhonicsPlay - Great Interactive support for Phonics teaching
Twinkl - Lots of printable resources and teaching PowerPoints
Stories being read online:
Amazon no longer require a subscription for books and audio stories for children. Students of all ages, as long as schools are closed, 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.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link:
Simon Aston - The Online Safety and Wellbeing Officer for the County Council - would really like families to have a go at the pledge on page 3 of the Online Safety and Teaching Resources document. The completed pledges can be emailed to him: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweeted to us at NCCcybersafe use the #onlinesafetypledge
Sir Linkalot is a fun and innovative app that is transforming how spelling is taught, especially for those tricky common exception words, all the way from was, two and they up to accommodation, exhilarating, and even onomatopoeia! It is not solely for spelling, however, and covers the whole range of technical literacy requirements (vocabulary, homophones, punctuation, grammar, rules and patterns). So, it also applies to KS3 children. The username is: “FREE". The code: FREE
Carol Vorderman's Maths Website is now also free while schools are closed: https://www.themathsfactor.com/
Mr Mc Phonics - Daily at 11am: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTcZnvuTeovlznioLRo0GOA
Dr Chips daily dose of Science, Engineering or Technology ideas to do at home - Every day at 10am: https://drchips.weebly.com/?fbclid=IwAR0w-wyFJ0xCIsaPN9SSBmrqngWndezgEnMBZvoxD_kKb_6Tp9JIWjdxa08