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Home Learning Websites

Please find below a list of useful websites for you to enhance your child's home learning experience. This is not an exhaustive list and there are many more that could be added. These are the ones that have been recommended which staff have found useful. Hope these help.

Useful Websites

GLOW

https://sts.platform.rmunify.com/account/signin/glow

Glow is Scotland's nationally available digital environment and can support learning across the whole curriculum. Glow is not just one place or platform, instead it offers a username and password that gives access to a number of different web services.

 

MATHS

A Maths Dictionary for Kids

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

The original A Maths Dictionary for Kids is an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 630 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language with definitions, examples, activities, practice and calculators.

 

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

 

TopMarks

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
Searchable site of thousands of quality teaching resources, interactive resources, homework, exam and revision help. Useful for teachers, pupils and parents.

 

Mangahigh

https://www.mangahigh.com/en-gb/

Mangahigh is a game-based learning platform for primary and secondary school mathematics.P4-P7 have logins for this

 

Timestable Rockstars

https://ttrockstars.com/

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. P4-P7 have logins for this

 

Numbots

https://play.numbots.com/#/account/school-login-type

From the innovators who bring you Times Tables Rock Stars, comes a highly engaging platform for learning to add and subtract. It's online maths games for younger Primary Children. P1-P3 have logins for this

 

Sumdog

https://pages.sumdog.com/

Enjoy personalised maths & spelling practice that students love. Engage your students with adaptive learning and multiplayer games with Sumdog.

 

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age. Free to sign up
 

LITERACY

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.


British Council
https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/resources/primary/activities

Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

Teach Your Monster to Read

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

Help children learn to read with our free, award-winning reading and phonics game.


Pobble 365

http://www.pobble365.com/

Unleash your full writing potential with Pobble, the world's most powerful platform to teach writing.

 

SCIENCE

WowScience

https://wowscience.co.uk/

Best primary science resources, games, videos and activities on the web...get inspired with educational fun for all ages.

 

Explorify

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/

Free resource of engaging, creative science activities, designed to spark curiosity, discussion and debate. From video to hands-on activities, it's easy to get Explorifying!


Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons
 

Nature Detectives
http://treetoolsforschools.org.uk/categorymenu/?cat=activities

Nature based activities for children

 

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete from home.

 

CODING

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

 

CODE

https://code.org/

Code.orgĀ® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools. Their vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science.


Blockly
https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

OTHER

BBCBitesize

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

BBC Bitesize is here to support you. Over the coming days and weeks we'll be changing to bring you daily content that supports you as schools close across the UK, to help you with your education and wellbeing.

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.


Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Grid Club

https://gridclub.com/

Fun interactive learning games & videos for kids, schools and families - learning can be fun! - Improve skills in English, maths, science & a whole lot more!

 

BrainPOP

https://www.brainpop.com/

BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on track with free access during school closures.

 

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com

You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

As above for a younger audience

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home

Great opening video. Aimed mainly at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

Twinkl
https://www.twinkl.co.uk

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

 

 

   

 

 

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