Learning At Home

Lots of websites to keep those brains ticking over...

Remember to have fun! And stay safe!


Mental Health And Wellbeing

Child Safety Week: kindness, safety and first aid at home Learn about safety and first aid at home, including first aid for burns, and reflect on a kinder world. 

Info From NSPCC - Great  advice for parents and carers on range of topics during lockdown.

https://nosycrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Coronavirus_INS.pdf - The brilliant Axel Scheffler has produced a book about Covid-19 Coronavirus just for children - and it's available as a FREE download. Please share so it's available to every family who needs it.

Mental Heath Awareness Week 18th- 24th May #KINDNESS -  links to  activities on Kindness 

Forward Thinking Birmingham - These services are provided to offer emotional support, guidance and reassurance to young people in Birmingham who may find the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation overwhelming.

First Aid & Kindness When you help someone with first aid, you are being kind. Children and young people can understand the importance of being kind by learning some simple first aid skills that could help save a life. 

Handwash Challenge - Share the challenge, not germs!

SEN Resources - Please find some resources and links that may be useful when supporting your child at home with their learning.

https://www.coramlifeeducation.org.uk/ - Free for all schools – a health and wellbeing toolkit for when your school re-opens.

How to navigate family life under lockdown - Free Parent Duide to download. Why you need to prioritise your own mental health as a parent! / Assessing your child’s anxiety during this strange time and having the tools and language to reassure them.




Online Safety

Stay Safe Online Whilst Learning At Home - St Catherine's Internet Safety Page

Stay Safe - we're sharing resources and guidance about helping children to cope with the change and uncertainty we all face. With increased usage of online learning here’s some top tips and activities for keeping safe online.

Home Activity Worksheets - Stay Safe Online. Each pack contains two 15 minute activities to do with your child, using Thinkuknow resources.

Online Safety Activities - Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. Explore one of the six Thinkuknow websites for advice about staying safe when you're on a phone, tablet or computer.


Religious Education

Weekly Worship and Song

Prayer and Learning Resources for Home Learning

Shared RE Resources

RE Prayers and calming words


English Resources

Phonics resources online for reception and Year 1 - There are three different daily phonic lessons for the Birmingham English Hub available on the following YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_FbjYUP_UtldV2K_-niWw/videos.
They are posted daily at 10am Reception, 10.30am Year 1 and 11am “Learning to Blend” (Reception and Year 1 who need more practice). 

Years 1 to 6 Literacy Lesson Plans - Inspired By Nature... Lessons which have Nature as a focal point. 

Audible Stories is offering free audiobooks for kids during school closures.

Reading Resources - Schools may be closed, but reading doesn’t have to stop. To help support teachers, students and parents to 'Keep the UK and Ireland reading', we are offering access to thousands of enhanced digital books through myON and articles from myON News.

Little Riddlers - KS1 A fun activity to use in home learning. Use the downloadable worksheet, or children can write / type their poem instead. There is an engaging video that can be used to support both classroom and home learning.

Reading Planet Online - Try a Free Trial here... Free eBook access to support summer reading


Scholastic and Nosy Crow release coronavirus related titles for ...

The brilliant Axel Scheffler has produced a book about Covid-19 Coronavirus just for children - and it's available as a FREE download. Please share so it's available to every family who needs it.





White Rose provides free resources for teaching maths at all levels.

Maths Video Lessons - These short videos are intended to provide primary school pupils with interactive lessons while they are at home. Most lessons are 15 - 20 minutes long, each ending with suggested follow up tasks.

Numberfit - Weekly lessons updated every Monday. Videos and Lesson.


Why not have a go at these SAT's Questions! It's all good practise!

Year 3

2018 Questions

2019 Questions

Year 4

2018 Questions

2019 Questions

Year 5

2018 Questions

2019 Questions


Science Curriculum Websites:

I've listed a few websites so the children can access resources if the home closures take place:

Marvin and Milo (Experiments to do at home) - http://www.physics.org/marvinandmilo.asp

Science Games (most are free - but are clearly labelled) - https://wowscience.co.uk/?sfid=27&_sfm_resource_type=Activities

Explorify (varied activities from Zoom in and out to Odd One Out Games) - https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/

Future Learn (free access to learning material for 5 weeks) - https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/teaching-primary-science-getting-started

3 different packs (British Science Week - EYFS; Primary; Secondary) - https://www.britishscienceweek.org/plan-your-activities/activity-packs/

James Dyson Challenge Cards - https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html

Practical Action STEM Challenges - https://practicalaction.org/stem/

3 different packs (British Science Week - EYFS; Primary; Secondary) - https://www.britishscienceweek.org/plan-your-activities/activity-packs/

James Dyson Challenge Cards - https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html

Practical Action STEM Challenges - https://practicalaction.org/stem/



PE With Joe The Body Coach has got children (and Parents/ Carers!)  up and down the country keeping fit in the comfort of their home

Stay Active with Warwickshire Cricket Club

PE links - Bishop Challoner School Games area activity page

Home Learning with The Football Premier League - Fun Football Activties at Home!



VE Day Page - Activties and Information for All Age Ranges

BBC History for Kids provides information and lessons on lots of world events.

Create Your Own Time Capsule - Believe it or not you are living through an Historic time!... Why not get creative and collect your memories! Download PDF sheets...



Coding - Free Coding Lessons

Cypher, which teaches coding to children in schools and during holidays, has launched live online camps to keep children engaged and learning from home




Artbase A wonderful online Art Tutorial for children and grown ups! Learn to draw an EMU! Just get a pencil and have a go!!!! Facebook Link

Design Your Own SUPER BEAR Competition! - Children of Britain invited to share their designs to create a “super-bear”’ cuddly toy using #DesignYourSuperBear to be sold at Christmas - with 100% of the profits going to the NHS Template here!

PBS Global D&T Activities Lots here to do if you feel like getting crafty! Get those design brains in gear!!!

ART PAD - Arts Based Youth club for young people aged 8 - 11yrs old. More info click on Website or at Twitter @ReFutureC




" All pupils from R -Y6 should by now have received their login details for the charanga website Yumu home learning section. I have set each year groups 2 units that I think you may enjoy to start with. Please let us know if you are enjoying them. Your class teacher may also set some units for you.  Mrs Elliott Music Co-ordinator"

Charunga Music Login

Great Resources at Music Service Page 


General Online Resources

Corridor for Nature Digital ResourcesBringing the magic of our waterways to you!

Free Online Lessons for all Age Ranges from Oak Academy

Free Lessons for Home Learning

Five ways to keep your children occupied (and learning!) at home - Here are five ways you can keep your kids - and their brains - busy at home. 

Recommended Resources from the Dept of Education

Twinkl, a global educational publisher, is providing free access to all its teaching and learning materials to support teachers, parents and carers.

Quizlet provides learning tools and flashcards to make subjects more fun.

Learn Live Live Lessons for you to follow

Lots here! Thank You Bishop Challoner x

Learn About The NHS!