Useful websites

Date: 18th Mar 2020 @ 11:53am

Please find below a list of extremely useful websites that are fun, engaging and will cover your child's curriculum.

⭐Myleene's Music Klass

Monday and Friday at 10 am. Learn the difference between a crotchet and a quaver in this fun, interactive music lesson.

⭐David Walliams' daily reads

Everyday at 11am, David is reading extracts from his famous best selling books.

⭐Steve Backshall

The naturalist, broadcaster and author will be running a live "wildlife chat" on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube on Wednesday night. 

⭐Theo Michaels 

The former MasterChef star is streaming live cooking classes on his Instagram account and YouTube channel.

⭐Carol Vorderman's maths

Carol Vorderman's amazing website breaks down each key stage into a series of videos, followed by questions to check understanding. This site is usually £2 per week but is free whilst schools are closed.


Joe Wicks is hosting LIVE P.E. sessions every day at 9am, Monday-Friday.

“Starting Monday, every single day from Monday to Friday, I’m going to do a live workout called PE With Joe on my YouTube channel The Body Coach TV."

If you stick with just this website while your school is shut down, you’ll be fine. It covers the curriculums in the UK from ages 4-18 (as well as world-wide curriculums).

The are offering a FREE ONE MONTH membership pass at with the code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS. 

They have also produced downloadable learning packs for each year group. You can find the links in this article:…/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the…


If you are struggling with a specific area in maths, click the link below for some top tips!

Educational apps for ages 5-11 covering Maths (numberbonds, times tables, telling the time, multiplication, division, subtraction, division, fractions) and Literacy (spellings + punctuation). The apps are free of in-app ads, purchases or third-party content.

Great for their maths + literacy online games, but also provides links to trustworthy + reliable educational content covering all areas of the curriculum. Has a search feature to make it easy to find games/info for specific subjects and/or Key Stages.

Interactive online spelling games linked to all of the National Curriculum spelling rules.

Children in Years 2-6 will already have access to this amazing resource. If you cannot remember your child's login, please send a message to school ASAP.

Don’t let being stuck at home be an excuse for not exploring a museum! Virtual tours of famous museums are available via Google Arts + Culture Collections. Check out our discussion on the pupil blogs page!

Scroll down to the bottom of this blog post for information about the Oxford Owl free reading service which offers a collection of levelled reading books.

Google ‘Mr Thorne phonics’ to find links to his YouTube channel. There are videos for every sound if you need to refresh your memory to support your child’s reading or you need to pop something educational on to watch.