Parents' Area

Home Learning during closure

To all of our Southbury families, we hope that you are all staying home and keeping safe. Please find below lots of opportunities for home learning. We appreciate these are exceptionally difficult times for everyone but we are sure you agree that it is really important that all children are completing home learning on a daily basis. On this page you will find lots of online learning and for year group specific weekly planning to follow - please select the relevant year group tab on the left.

 

Click here for lots of information on home learning while schools are closed.

 

You can click on any of the links below to load the web page or copy and paste them into your browser.

The Local Authority are running a 'Marble Run' Science competetion - please click here for details and how to apply.

Register for free on MathsHub for lots of resources to support home learning:
 

Science

http://iopwales.org/education/resources/home/page_56309.html

Marvin and Milo provide step by step guides to physics experiments for 5-14 year olds

CLEAPSS resources for primary aged children

Username: mars

Password: rover20

http://science.cleapss.org.uk/

There is a link on this page to practical activities that can be carried out with mixed groups of children in school setting

http://science.cleapss.org.uk/Resource-Info/GL338-Practical-activities-for-pupils-attending-school-during-extended-periods-of-closure.aspx

and activities that you (parents) can do at home with your children

http://science.cleapss.org.uk/Resource-Info/GL339-Practical-activities-for-pupils-at-home-during-extended-periods-of-school-closure.aspx

Royal Society of Chemistry

Edible chemistry https://edu.rsc.org/resources/collections/edible-experiments

Maths

The link below has a listof activities for every key stage 1-4

http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2011/01/16/the-10-best-maths-teaching-resource-websites/

In case you’re not already using the following:

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

http://mathszone.co.uk/number-facts/number-bonds-to-1000/complements-to-1000-i-love-maths-games/

https://www.mathsbox.org.uk/index1.php

https://www.primarymathsresources.com/index.html

Ten best Maths websites

http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2011/01/16/the-10-best-maths-teaching-resource-websites/

Literacy

Collins are putting all their literacy resources on line – follow the link below

Collins Connect

A free spelling app

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=spelling+apps+free&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjO_vaN0bXoAhWtUhUIHYHCBqkQ1QIoAXoECA0QAg&biw=1024&bih=729

The literacy shed – if you haven’t used this, it has some lovely writing prompts and ideas for all key stages, including a KS1 shed.  Some of the resources are KS specific

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

This is an EAL/ESL link with the British Council, but contains a lot of grammar and spelling games which children seem to enjoy

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/grammar-practice

Other activities

Woodland Trust

Activities for children if you are self-isolating

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/

DT – Food Tech

Some ideas for getting children involved with cooking

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/category/family-kids

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-cooking

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-baking

https://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/collections/easy-recipes-for-kids.html

Joe Wicks – PE for kids

And just in case you’ve missed this. A daily session for children

https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html