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Mrs Hitchmough's Extra Ideas

for Home Learning

Below are some useful websites offering activities and learning opportunities for you all to access while you are safe at home. *** indicates an update

Covid-19 Resource Pack

Activities, tips and inspiration for you and your children for the summer

The Oxford Owl
The Oxford Owl is a fantastic free resource for help parents educate their children, with guides and documents across key subjects, it also includes free e-reading books for children between 3 and 11.


Project Gutenberg

age 5 onwards
Has a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature there, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. 

Khan Academy
One of the best free educational apps for all students. The app’s mission is to provide a free and world-class education for all curious minds across key subjects. Khan Academy has a unique way to drive knowledge into your brains. All lessons are in forms of video tutorials. Videos display a recording of drawings on a virtual blackboard (like a teacher giving a lecture). And the narrator describes each lesson through these drawings. 
Kids iOSKids Play Store

Without a doubt one of the best educational resources available in the world today, with a catalogue of resources created by the BBC linked to the UK syllabus.

Aspire Active HUB

Parents can use the timetable as a guide for their child’s daily routine. Within each section of the timetable sits resources and activity links to support parents with their children at home.


Lots of phonic based fun and activities, free for parents to use at home.

Barefoot Computing Activities ***

Enjoyable computing focused activities, designed by teaching professionals for families to do at home with their children.

Parenting Through Covid 19 – One city. One Effort. ***

By Chris Cavanagh (our school's new Local Authority Governor), Denise Wright & Kaya Nash (Liverpool City Council, Early Help Team) with contributions from citywide partner organisations.

CoronaVirus Story Book for children***

Click to download

A short story book to read with your children to explain and help take the fear away from the Corona Virus outbreak.

CUE Cards

Cards, the Universe and Everything is free and available on iOS and Android phones and tablets right now. Search ‘cue cards’ in the stores or click here
There is a code especially for schools which gives children extra awesome educational cards in the game. 

Parents can enter this via Settings in the app: TOGETHER20

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