Please find below some home learning tasks for your child while school is closed. Their class teacher will also set tasks via Google Classroom so please encourage them to check their accounts regularly.
Weeks beginning Monday March 23rd/30th
There are some activities that the children will be able to practise often whilst they are not at school. Ongoing Tasks
Home Learning Websites
None of these websites require payment to access so some of the obvious platforms haven’t been included. Some do require you to log in or create a free account to access.
Google classroom – You can access this at home. Remember at home you need to add @pillgwenllyprimary.org to the end of your username that you use on the chromebooks at school.
https://www.purplemash.com/sch/pillgwenlly – lots of interactive resources.
https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/ – interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ – lots of interactive resources.
http://www.pobble365.com/ – a new picture is shared each day to discuss or write about.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ – Have offered a free account in the result of school closures. Lots of resources across all areas of learning.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize – huge range of different resources and information broken down into Key Stages and year groups.
https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html – free online home workbooks
https://hwb.gov.wales/ – practise spellings, times tables and loads more with your hwb account
https://scratch.mit.edu/ – practise your coding skills and create games
https://spellingframe.co.uk/ – spelling activities for each year group.
https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/ – free online digital download of a children’s newspaper.
https://lindsaylittleson.co.uk/home/resources/ – free resources linked to the books of Lindsay Littleson including The Titanic Detective Agency and Guardians of the Wild Unicorns.
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ – vast online store of animated comic strips tracking legends and myths from across the world.
https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Nature-and-Animal-Realm-1.pdf – downloadable reading activity pack.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ – free online books – brilliant if you can’t get to the library
https://www.getepic.com/ – free online books, including audio books.
https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html – a large range of free videos and short films that are then supported by questions and tasks underneath.
https://readtheory.org/auth/login – a range of reading comprehension if you are a member of a readtheory classroom.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zw9wy4j – Lots of videos and learning resources for different topics
https://www.learn-welsh.net/ – free games and lesson ideas
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/learning/penigamp/ – fun games to practise your welsh skills
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/welsh/welsh.htm – Resources, powerpoints and activities on various Welsh topics
https://masterthecurriculum.co.uk/ – free online range of activities broken down into year groups and levels including Greater Depth
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button – Great game for time table practise.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10 – perfect for practise mental maths
https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/ – lots of science subject areas covered with resources for primary age children. (Other subjects are also available on this site).
https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/14/30-ways-to-go-wild-with-science/ – lots of different and fun science activities you can do in the house or garden
https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html – lots of interactive activities and missions children can complete
https://www.gonoodle.com/ – lots of online videos that help keep children active inside and also teach mindfulness and meditation
https://www.typingclub.com/ – online programme for teaching and developing touch typing
https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/ – online resources for looking after nature and discovering wildlife.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXt2jLRlaf8 – Joe Wicks body workout.
https://blockly.games/?lang=en – Online resource to practise your coding skills