Support Topics

This page will help you to support your child’s learning at home through a range of interactive websites, games and apps.

 

Well being and Mental Health

www.minded.org.uk/ – a free online educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults, which can support parents and carers through challenging times.

https://childmind.org/article/best-childrens-books-about-mental-health The Child Mind Institute has a great reading list for children experiencing a range of difficult emotions.

 

Helping your child with Literacy at home

Phonics and Early Reading

School follows Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Programme. The resources on this page will help you support your child with saying their sounds and writing their letters. There are also some useful videos so you can see how they are taught at school and feel confident about supporting their reading at home. Find our full Reception and Year 1 teaching programme overview here to see what your child will learn and when.
https://www.littlewandlelettersandsounds.org.uk/resources/for-parents/

 

Literacy and Phonics Websites

Follow the links below to phonics games and interactive literacy pages. Your child will have lots of fun while developing their literacy and phonics knowledge and skills.

Further support for Phonics:

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

www.ictgames.com/phonics

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/speak-spell

www.topmarks.co.uk

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

For support in Literacy

Key Stage 1

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1

www.ictgames.com/literacy 

www.storynory.com/

Key Stage 2

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2

www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy

Apps for the Early Years

Hairy Letters

Forest Phonics

Teach your monster to read

 

Helping your child with Numeracy at home

Websites

Children love to use technology to learn. Here is a list of different websites for you to use at home, these sites will help your child with their understanding and rapid recall of key concepts in numeracy.

These websites link lots of great learning games together.

http://www.maths-games.org/

http://www.ictgames.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/

The three websites below are tailored to your child’s key stage.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/EYFS

A link to the BBC Bitesize and Numberblocks websites.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks

DoodleMaths 

DoodleMaths is a personalised learning package to support children in specific areas of maths by building their confidence through activities tailored to each individual child.

http://www.doodlemaths.com/

Times Table Rock Stars

Times Table Rock Stars is a fun way to develop your child’s rapid recall of their tables. In either paper form or online, Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice.

All children in years 2, 3 and 4 have a login for Times Table Rock Stars. Please see you child’s class teacher if you are unsure what this is.

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

Helping your child with Science at home

Help your child with their scientific understanding by looking at these fantastic websites. They are full of games, fun facts and exciting experiments designed to make learning FUN!

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2

https://wowscience.co.uk/

www.homeschooling-ideas.com/home-school-science

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/science

 

Helping your child with Computing at home

Here are some websites to help your child with computing and coding at home.

www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning

https://beinternetlegends.withgoogle.com/en_uk/interland

https://code.org/athome

 

Helping your child with Language Learning at home

Duolingo is a free website made for language learning. One for all the family. Not specifically made for schools and you can pick whichever language you like. An initial assessment helps to pick up your current level if you want to improve rather than start from scratch.
https://www.duolingo.com/