Welcome parents and children of Shay Lane Primary School to our home learning section of the website. Here you will find all the support you need to make the most of your learning journeys at home. Every class teacher will provide a timetable for you to use as a possible guide and there will be a daily exercise for basic skills. As always, if there is something we can help you with, please contact our school office via telephone and email and we will endeavour to meet your needs.
Please click on your child's class below for further guidance.
Useful websites for parents:
Maths specific resources
https://www.mathletics.com/uk/for-home/free-trial/ -Usernames and passwords provided
http://bedtimemath.org/fun-math-at-home/ A range of maths games and activities to play off-line. Highly recommended for a break in screen time.
https://myminimaths.co.uk/ Providing home learning packs to download and use at home.
TT Rockstars – https://ttrockstars.com/
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ Username: march20 Password: home
This phonics website has a range of games and activities for early readers and children who may still need to learn some key spellings from Key Stage 1.
https://www.spellingplay.co.uk/ Look out for this link on the Phonics Play website which has specific links to spelling for Year 2 and Key Stage 2.
https://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/ This contains decodable comics/books at different levels. You can access them for free as an alternative to a story book.
Downloadable APP – Teach Your Monster To Read. The game covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences. There are three levels which between them cover the first two years of the reading journey
https://www.nessy.com/uk/ This is a dyslexia friendly website which is providing a free trial for parents with reading and spelling games and activities.
https://www.getepic.com/Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under and they are providing a 30 day free trial. You can instantly access 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more. This is a family favourite in the Elliott House! Reading -
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ This website is providing a range of phonic, reading and spelling games you can use that match the school phonic scheme, read write inc. They are aimed at children from Nursery to Year 2. However, some older children may also enjoy some spelling practice.
https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0 – Y1 – Y6 have usernames and passwords
Resources for the whole curriculum
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ Downloadable activities for English, maths, phonics, spelling/punctuation/grammar with practical ideas to complete at home. These will be appearing on our website for additional home learning.
www.twinkl.co.uk/offer This provides free access to parents while school is closed. It covers the whole curriculum with a vast amount of resources for you to download and use. Simply enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS.
www.lcfclubs.com Simply use the master promo code LCF2020sch to create a single user login at Babelzone (French/Spanish) Englishzone (games/phonics) or MathsZone. This will allow you to access websites with a range of online games and activities.
https://mysteryscience.com/ Informative science videos for children to watch on a whole range of topics. It is an American website so parents may need to assist with the pronunciation of some words.
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en Access to 500+ museums and art galleries. You can watch videos and tutorials and explore some of the world’s greatest collections of art from home. Challenge the children to research the artist they have been learning about in school.
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ National Geographic for Kids! A vast range of activities and information on science, animals, history and geography.
https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/ Aimed at children who are under 5yrs old. This website has ideas and games, play , activities and interactive videos to watch.
https://www.kidztype.com/ Online typing games where children can progress through different levels to learn to touch-type.
https://imoves.com/imovement-signup Parents can sign-up to receive free daily movement videos and activity suggestions to complete at home.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize This BBC website has an excellent range of learning activities, games and videos for key stage 1 and 2. They cover a vast number of topic and curriculum areas.