If you want to complete some tasks which are in addition to those set on Google Classroom, take a look at the links below.
BBC Bitesize contains a wide variety of games, activities and videos to support learning in a range of subject areas.
Starting on Monday 11th January, CBBC will broadcast three hours of primary school programmes from 9am every week day. They will include BBC Bitesize Daily, as well as a number of other shows with an educational twist. For more information, and broadcast schedules, please click here.
Twinkl Home Learning Hub
The Twinkl Home Learning Hub contains free activities, games, resources and videos for different year groups across KS1 and KS2. The learning hub is updated daily.
Non-Screen Activities from Pobble
Pobble have compiled a number of activities to encourage children to take a break from screens.
Oak National Academy
Oak National Academy provides free video lessons, slides and worksheets to support teachers and pupils to keep learning. Created by teachers in response to coronavirus, the resources are freely available, to complement the schools' own teaching. Lessons cover a broad range of subjects and ages.
Burlington Junior School makes use of Oak National Academy resources as part of its remote learning offer. Pupils will be directed to particular lessons through Google Classroom.
Parents can find more information about Oak National Academy by clicking here.
English (including reading)
Burlington Junior School has access to over 1000 levelled ebooks through the Big Cat ebook library. Each pupil has their own login details which enable them to access the library.
For our pupils who enjoy creative writing, take a look at Pobble 365. A new story starter is added to the site each day, along with a picture and some questions to get children thinking.
Oxford Owl for Home
Oxford Owl is an award-winning website from Oxford University Press, created to support children's learning both at home and at school.
Oxford Owl for Home has been written specially for parents and carers by leading experts in education: it's here to help you be as well-informed as you can be, making sure that you have everything you need to support your child on their journey through school.
For e-books, phonics guides, spelling activities, and more, click here.
Mathletics is an engaging online learning platform which provides learners with the opportunity to put their mathematics skills to good use through questions and challenges. Mathletics is curriculum-aligned and pupils are able to work through questions at their level. Pupils receive instant feedback and teachers can review the scores that their pupils achieve.
Our pupils are familiar with this platform as it is used regularly to set homework. All of our pupils have an assigned username and password.
Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. Pupils are able to practise their rapid recall of multiplication facts and compete against others, including their teachers.
Our pupils have an assigned username and password to access this platform.
Parents are currently able to open a free Sumdog account for their pupils. It uses game-based learning to build fluency and is mapped to the National Curriculum for KS1 - KS3.
Parents are currently able to open a free Sumdog account for their children. This account provides you with a Sumdog login for your child to practise their mathematics skills through six fun and engaging games. The questions adapt to meet your child's level of learning. There is an option to upgrade your access through a paid family subscription package. For more information, please click here.
I See Maths
I See Maths contains a number of free resources to support pupils when learning at home. This includes teaching videos, challenges and task sheets.
For Year 3 and 4 home learning activities, click here.
For Year 5 and 6 home learning activities, click here.
For additional maths games and challenges, click here.
NRich is a great website to support your child with investigative maths. The investigations are starred (less stars = less challenging).
This site also allows you to see how other children have got to the solution and how they have have explained their findings.
The Top Marks website includes a range of games and activities to support your child with their maths learning at home.
Espresso (through LGfL)
Espresso is a fantastic resource that we subscribe to as a school. It can be found by clicking here. The children will be prompted for their school username and password. Pupils must remember to use .314 after their username. Espresso covers all areas of the curriculum.
An online magazine to develop pupils' knowledge and interest in a wide range of topics.
Historic Royal Palaces
This website contains some ideas and resources to help children explore history and the wider world whilst learning at home.
The Tate Kids website has been created by the Tate Galleries and provides children with opportunities to find our more about artists and their art. There are also games to play and suggestions for those who want to put their creative skills to use.
Barefoot : Learning Together Activities
Barefoot provides a range of computing activities, designed by teaching professionals, for families to do at home with their children.
These include mini missions, interactive learning games and learning together activities which challenge pupils' computational thinking.
Scratch allows pupils to practise their coding skills in order to create games and animations.
Newsround is a fantastic child-friendly way for your child to engage with current affairs and learn about national and international news.
Minecraft Education Edition
Minecraft Education Edition
As you may be aware, all pupils now have the ability to use Minecraft Education Edition at school, across the curriculum. If your child would like to use Minecraft Education Edition at home, please follow these instructions:
Download the Minecraft Education Edition app for Windows, Ipad, Mac or Chromebook from the relevant app store.
With this version of Minecraft, children have the ability to program, participate in creative problem solving and systems thinking and build projects. The only way to play with other players would be on the same wifi network.
Pupils will need to log in with their school credentials which are stuck into their home-school diaries e.g. email@example.com , followed by your child’s password.
If the username is ruane132.314 and password Banana12 then these would be the steps to login:
e.g. username: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minecraft Education Guide
Here is the official Minecraft Education Guide https://education.minecraft.net/wp-content/uploads/Minecraft-Education-Edition-Parents-Guide-1.pdf