Home Learning

We have put together a list of activities and tasks that you may wish to access to keep the family busy whilst you are working from home.  Please feel free to share your learning via the school Twitter Page (@AshtonHayesPS).  Please also see the Curriculum Pages of the website for further information.

There are links at the bottom of the page to our Remote learning procedures document and a suggested daily timetable.

Well-being and mental health

https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus/ - Anna Freud Network - support for mental well-being.


Don’t forget to download the MyHappyMind parent/family app

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw  (yoga for children)

https://padlet.com/head260/4pd5gfyw7j1d - a fantastic selection of resources to support well-being (thanks to David Wearing for this)


http://www.iseemaths.com/ - Gareth Metcalfe's fantastic I see Maths - Home Learning section and Free Resources



https://play.numbots.com/#/intro (please use Times Tables Rock Stars log in details)





https://padlet.com/head260/7edab5lxbhal - another fantastic selection of resources (thanks again to David Wearing for this)

https://www.mathletics.com/uk/for-home/free-trial/ - Mathletics free trial for 30 days

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/home-learning-resources/ - free home learning packs fro Third Space Learning

Phonics (EYFS and KS1)

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ - Username: march20        Password: home



Have a look at the reading activities worksheet attached and don’t forget to read every day.


https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ (Sign up for free access to e-library)


https://padlet.com/head260/vhcyealtt0zt - another fantastic selection of resources (thanks again to David Wearing for this)

https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home - Harry Potter  at home!



Grammar (KS2)

https://www.spag.com/ (KS2)




Keep a daily diary of your feelings and thoughts


https://www.storyboardthat.com/storyboard-creator (KS1)  

https://www.shakespeareschools.org/resources-for-students?bblinkid=213906333&bbemailid=20341183&bbejrid=1434842937 - Shakespeare Schools Foundation - free resources


https://www.youtube.com/user/MarkKistler (Youtuber who is doing a daily art challenge at noon)


http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/ (Science website that will be uploading a daily free science or cooking task)

https://mysteryscience.com/water/erosion-earth-s-surface (Interactive science lessons for KS1/KS2)

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/activities/search/?activity (FS2 and KS1 nature activities for gardens)

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/ - Explorify - scientifc investigations

https://education.theiet.org/key-stage-1-2-3-and-4-free-stem-resources/home-learning-resources-key-stage-1-and-2/ - The Institute of Engineering and Technology - KS1 and KS2 Science Home Learning

https://www.stemcrew.org/resources/remote-learning-projects/ - remote STEM learning projects

https://sites.google.com/view/carolekenrick/science-at-home - Carole Kenrick Science at home


https://education.minecraft.net/class-resources/challenges/ (Minecraft challenges for KS1/2)


https://blockly.games/?fbclid=IwAR12PsyBCXGDfvi5DuyNpyF2CBUYtBnX4wbEOaZ8T0TkpacfuH2spubjBA (Coding activities for KS2)

https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/computing/ - KS1 and KS2 lessons

Online Safety

Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)

Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)

Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)

Let’s Talk About It (support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation)

UK Safer Internet Centre (tips, advice, guides)


https://padlet.com/head260/x8zhfohh7fc0 - selection of resources

https://www.caboodlecoaching.co.uk/ - virtual gymnastics lessons - Login: Caboodle@penninegymnastics.com Password: Caboodle1  

https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape - Oti Mabuse children's dance classes

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 - Joe Wicks, the nation's PE teacher!

http://www.thefa.com/get-involved/footballs-staying-home/team-talk - Football Association resources for home


Linguafun - https://www.linguafun.eu/


https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/time-travel-club-activities/ - The Time Travel Club - historical learning

https://www.mrtdoeshistory.com/home-learning-packs - Mr T does Primary History - home learning packs


https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk - Digimaps - interactive maps


In addition to the above please see Class Blog for activities. An example timetable that you can adapt, if you wish, is in the documents below.

General Learning

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary - BBC Bitesize, including Bitesize Daily from 20th April

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/  (As well as some of the free home learning resources, Twinkl are also offering a month of free access to parents. Sign up using the offer code UKTWNKLHELPS at www.twinkl.co.uk/offer)

https://freedomhomeschooling.com/virtual-field-trips/ and https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/free-virtual-tours-of-world-museums-educational-sites-galleries-for-children/  - Virtual tours and field trips (two sites)

https://padlet.com/head260/okj3dlb2a5h2 - link to padlets for all home learning (thanks to David Wearing).

Other specifc documents - click on the interactive buttons

Please remember that we are here if you need us just, drop us an email and we will get back to you. 

Look after each other and stay safe.


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