Cross-curricular learning links
These links and apps cover more than one area of the curriculum. Please also see our Literacy and Maths pages for more suggestions
StarLine is a national home learning helpline offering expert information and advice to parents and carers.It has lots of really great advice on the website as well as a helpline open six days a week.
Twinkl - Twinkl have worksheets, reading activities, and online games. they are offering a premium account for free during the current situation. Register for an account using your own email address, and use the code UKTWINKLHELPS to get full access
Pearson Primary - Pearson Primary make our Power Maths books. They have a range of materials to support parents
BBC Bitesize - games, videos and articles for all ages, across all areas of the curriculum
Top Marks - a wide range of activities and games in all subjects for all year groups
Crick Web - a wide range of activities and games in all subjects for all year groups
Five Minute Mum -a blog written by a mum with lots of 5 minute ways to keep children busy
BBC Good Food Kids - a starting point for cooking with kids.
David Walliams Elevenses - Listen to David Walliams read a different short story for free. A new one released at 11am, but listen at any time of the day.
TrackitLights - have some free resources designed to help parents motivate their children and strcture their day to help balance the needs of children with other competing demands
BBC Supermovers - lots of ways to get your children active whilst learning at the same time
PE with Joe - daily, live on YouTube at 9am, but can be used any time of the day. Great for kids and grown ups too!
Cosmic Kids Yoga - Children's yoga on YouTube. Kids love it - active, but also calming!
There are a few free apps which you might find helpful, here are some that we like:
-Khan Academy - loads of activities to help with spelling, maths, reading and more
-STEM kids - articles, videos and pictures linked to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
Pre-school and Nursery
The government have produced the Hungry Little Minds site with lots of advice for children from 0-5 years, aimed mainly at those who have not yet started school. There are many links within that site to suitable websites and apps for younger children.
The Tiny Happy People site from the BBC also has lots of ideas for babies to preschool age children.