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To help parents deal with changes to schooling we have a dynamic list below to help parents plan and educate their children.  Please make sure you follow guidance for the correct curriculum.  If you require a social story to help with transition we have a free one in our RESOURCE BANK

UK

National CURRICULUM

EARLY YEARS

The following is a list of activities and apps approved for early years by the DFE in the United Kingdom.

They will support developmental growth and early years learning in and out of school.

It is important to remember that where possible include a balance of online learning and physical activities.

Guidance from UK Chief Medical Officer on Screen Time can be found here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/777026/UK_CMO_commentary_on_screentime_and_social_media_map_of_reviews.pdf

Guidance for using apps at home 

To help schedule a simple timetable follow the link below

TIMETABLING

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/visual-timetables-all-ages

ACTIVITIES

2 - 3 YEARS

 3 - 5 YEARS

To read more follow the link below 

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

  • C Beebies Story Time

    CBeebies Storytime

    CBeebies Storytime is filled with free interactive story books and bedtime stories for young children and is a great way to enjoy reading with your little one. The library is always growing, with amazing stories featuring all the CBeebies’ favourites.

    Age: 0-5

    Platform: AppleAndroidAmazon

  • C Beebies Play Time Island

    CBeebies Playtime Island

    CBeebies Playtime Island contains a wide range of fun and educational games to help children understand the world around them and support the development of core skills. Children can play along with all of CBeebies’ most popular characters.

    Age: 0-5

    Platform: AppleAndroidAmazon

  • Lingumi

    Lingumi - Kids' English

    Lingumi provides a course focused on spoken and communicative English. The app provides sets of learning games, speech recognition games and video-based games to help the child grow their grammar and get them speaking their first words.

    Age: 2-5

    Platform: AppleAndroid

  • Kaligo

    Kaligo is a digital handwriting exercise book designed to teach children how to write using a stylus and tablet, built on an AI machine learning platform. A self-paced approach enables children to progress at their own speed according to their own ability, whilst AI Machine learning provides real-time corrective feedback.

    Age: 3-5

    Platform: AppleAndroid

  • Teach your monster to read

    Teach Your Monster to Read is a phonics and reading game that’s helped children learn to read. The app covers the first two years of learning to read, from matching letters and sounds to enjoying small books.

    Age: school-aged children

    Platform: AppleAndroidAmazon

  • Phonics Hero

    Phonics Hero teaches children to read and spell with systematic synthetic phonics. The app includes over 850 fun and varied games. Using a step-by-step approach, children learn the 44 sounds, the reading and spelling of words, and how to conquer sentences.

    Age: school-aged children

    Platform: AppleAndroid

  • Navigo

    The Navigo app aims to support beginner readers to develop reading skills (accuracy, fluency and comprehension) through engaging with the personalised content and activities.

    Age: school-aged children

    Platform: Android

UK

National CURRICULUM

KEY STAGE

1-2

The only online learning tool currently approved by the DFE for this stage of learning is the actual National Curriculum, we obviously dont advise that you read it all, however what you can do is get a good over view of what is expected of your child at these stages.

You can find out about that here:

https://www.gov.uk/national-curriculum/key-stage-1-and-2

They will support developmental growth and early years learning in and out of school.

It is important to remember that where possible include a balance of online learning and physical activities.

Guidance from UK Chief Medical Officer on Screen Time can be found here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/777026/UK_CMO_commentary_on_screentime_and_social_media_map_of_reviews.pdf

Guidance for using apps at home 

To help schedule a simple timetable follow the link below

TIMETABLING

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/visual-timetables-all-ages

LESSON PLANS & ACTIVITIES

All subjects

http://www.atschool.co.uk/

Maths, Literacy, Geography & Science 

http://www.cyberkidz.co.uk/cyberkidz/free-online-educational-kids-games.php

English & Phonics

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv

Quizzes all subjects

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks1/

key stage 1 & 2 apps

Hit the button below for a PDF list and prices of apps for children learning at KS 1 & KS 2

UK

National CURRICULUM

KEY STAGE

3 & 4

The only online learning tool currently approved by the DFE for this stage of learning is the actual National Curriculum, we obviously dont advise that you read it all, however what you can do is get a good over view of what is expected of your child at these stages.

You can find out about that here:

https://www.gov.uk/national-curriculum/key-stage-1-and-2

They will support developmental growth and early years learning in and out of school.

It is important to remember that where possible include a balance of online learning and physical activities.

Guidance from UK Chief Medical Officer on Screen Time can be found here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/777026/UK_CMO_commentary_on_screentime_and_social_media_map_of_reviews.pdf

Guidance for using apps at home 

To help schedule a simple timetable follow the link below

TIMETABLING

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/visual-timetables-all-ages

BE MINDFUL WEBSITES THAT ARE CURRENTLY RECOMMENDING LINKS MANY HAVE AFFILIATE ADVERTISING AGREEMENTS.  THERE IS NO NEED TO SPEND MONEY AT THIS POINT WHEN THERE ARE SO MANY RESOURCES FREE

THE LINKS AND ARE COMPILED BY OUR EXPERTS TRAINED TEACHERS AND SPECIAL NEEDS CONSULTANTS.

Some of the best resources are free and put together by practitioners working in Schools.  You can find them on TES website.  Many are also free, differentiated and can be downloaded daily.  No subscription fees required.

We advise sticking to core subjects which are English, Maths, Science

LESSON PLANS & ACTIVITIES

All subjects

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources

https://www.senecalearning.com/seneca-certified-resources

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z98jmp3

Core Subjects

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z98jmp3

https://www.senecalearning.com/seneca-certified-resources

http://www.mathster.com/free_worksheets.php

PE BREAKOUT

A little bit of physical exercise everyday is awesome.

We have something for everyone child, parent, grandparent

JOIN THE PE DEPARTMENT AT NORTHAMPTON ACADEMY DAILY FOR 40 MINS

For Mummas

Blogilates: One of the biggest fitness YouTube accounts is offering free 10- to 20-minute pilates and bootcamp sculpting workouts for a decade. You can also get free monthly calendars like this 14-day quarantine workout plan on the Blogilates website.

Today's fitness dance at Pineapple Dance Studios is for everyone in a wheelchair and is suitable for all levels! Remember to keep your core engaged and really do the arms and the body movements as full out as possible to get a sweat on. With helpful subtitles and emojiography

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STEEZY are offering one free dance class every day online click on the picture to get to their app

Great for children with ADHD

Get Grandpa and Grandma on Facetime and do a work out with them from 1 minute to 30 mins we got exclusive content from Lyfeproof who are experts at mobility and strength training for 55+

PAPAS 10 min morning workout

no equipment needed

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