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Useful web links and summer activity ideas

There is no expectation for you to carry out any learning activities for school over the summer holidays. You all deserve a well earned break! However, if you do want to do some 'bits and bobs' this page has been updated with additional links to learning websites, in addition to games and summer activities that you may enjoy. 





This link takes you to a series of documents produced by the government detailing lots of signposting to maths, English, science, P.E. and wellbeing resources. 



Pobble365 - a different image every day, with lots of linked activities. 

The Literacy Shed - Ideal for short writing ideas. Scroll down for lots of 'sheds' to explore including one specifically for KS1. 


Spelling - Spelling Shed (Please email me if you cannot locate your login details). 

Phonics Play - you can gain free access whilst schools are closed. Username: march   Password: home.  Click the Phase 6 tab for resources linked to spelling patterns for plurals, past tense verb endings (ed) and present continuous verb endings (ing). 


MATHS - Maths Shed (Please email me if you cannot locate your login details). 

Hit the Button - practise number bonds to 10, number bonds to 20, doubling and halving, 2x, 5x and 10x tables.   

Place Value game - select up to 99

Coconut odd and even game

Caterpillar ordering game - select 0-100

Seahorse chronicles ordering numbers game

Doubles and halves dartboard - select reveals answers doubles to 15 and if confident to 20

Doubles and halves archery 

NRICH  maths problem solving, all ages and levels of ability.  Email me if you'd like further guidance on specific challenges suitable for your child. 


STEM - free resources and home learning ideas linked to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.



The Crafts Council have created a series of hands-on creative activities for home learners. 

The Tate Art Gallery website is full of creative ideas and educational resources.


Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has created some draw-a-long videos for children to practise their skills ranging from racing cars to unicorns  


P.E.  10 minute activities based on Disney films which count towards a child's 60 minutes of activity a day  videos which help children move as they learn. They support curriculum subjects such as Maths and English


GENERAL Lessons from BBC bitesize on a range of subjects     A link to Lancashire Professional Development Service (LPDS) TV who have produced a range of different episodes linked to a variety of curriculum areas.


Purple Mash

Purple Mash - have a look at the various KS1 maths and English games, plus topic resources.