Dear Parents and Carers
In response to the ongoing need for children to learn at home during this time, we would like you to focus on using Twinkl and MyMaths each day with your child(ren), the links for which are below:
Twinkl – this amazing website, used by us at West Rise as well as thousands of others schools across the UK, have come to everyones' rescue with their 'Home Learning Hub' that promises to provide daily activities that will help to establish a bit of routine.
My Maths – Work will be set by class teachers. You can also repeat any of the homework tasks set previously. Remember there are also lots of games.
We have also compiled a list of other websites and activities you may like:
South Downs Area – Weekly personal challenge – intended to encourage children to undertake physical activity challenges at home and strive to improve their own personal score throughout the week.
The PE Hub Portal – a focus point for parents in bringing activity into the home. The site currently has two activity strands, Fitness and Games, with Problem Solving to come soon.
i-Moves – a free website with lots of ideas to keep your children active while they're at home.
Sussex Cricket Foundation – regular Cricket skill challenges posted to take part and keep active
Draw with Rob – various 'draw-along' videos to help bring out your creative side.
Ed Boxall – artist, writer, perfomer, educator and once our much loved Room 13 artist in residence will be posting creative ideas each day during this time
Other Learning Tools
Top Marks – Free resources. Lots of Maths and English games.
Hamilton Trust – Learning at home packs for English and Maths organised in year groups
Problem of the Day – from Vinehall school, keep up with your problem solving skills. A new problem is set each day with an explanatory video as well as the previous days solution!
Dance Mat Typing – from BBC Bitesize, learn how to touch type
BBC Bitesize – this is for all aged children and has lots of videos and helpful articles. This is a free service.
OxfordOwls – Here you can find 101 Oxford Reading Tree books (the scheme we use at school) to read for free.
Woodlands Primary School – Resources – this is good for research/information about topics
All Saints Junior School – English Learning videos
Learning Resources Science Museum – This site brings together resources from museums, including activities, games and videos. Discover activities to support a range of curriculum topics for use in the classroom, in museum galleries and beyond. KS1 – KS4 and they are free resources.
Activity Ideas by Year Group
All children will be given SATS revision guides for Maths and English. Please help the children to make notes and complete the exercises.
Year 6 children lists of statutory 3/4 spellings and 5/6 spellings.
Year 5 – click to see the attached Year 5 Bingo Grid of activities. How many can you complete?
Year 4 – click to see the attached Year 4 Bingo Grid of activities. How many can you complete?
Year 3 – click to see the attached Year 3 Bingo Grid of activities. How many can you complete?
Click to see the Year 3 Roman Tasks (Previously set as optional holiday homework)