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Snaith Road, Goole, East Yorkshire, DN14 9DG

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cowick.primary@eastriding.gov.uk

Cowick C of E Primary School

"Teach a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it" Proverbs 22:6

  1. Curriculum
  2. Homework Links

Homework links

 

Access to Learning at Home

 

LITERACY

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

  • The Alphablocks are living letters who appear in wonderful videos to help your children learn about phonics and develop their reading skills.
  • KidsTV123 has a large playlist of phonics videos that children can watch.
  • Fairy Tales and Stories for Kids has lots of animated stories to enjoy. Can your children retell the story to you after they have watched one of the videos?
  • BBC Teach has a playlist of English videos to teach your children about punctuation and stories. It also includes ideas for writing, songs and more.
  • CBeebies have a playlist of their Bedtime Stories, in which people read popular children’s books. Why not record your own version on a mobile device?
  • Watch this collection of book trailers from Scholastic. Could you make a trailer for one of your favourite books?

 

DEVELOPING VOCABULARY & SPEAKING / LISTENING SKILLS 

Children who have a wide vocabulary achieve better at school. Whilst children are at home, take time to turn off the TV and devices and have conversations! Here are some prompt cards which are great conversation starters; use them on journeys or at the dinner table! Try to encourage longer answers, not just yes or no.

Let’s talk cards set 1

Let’s talk cards set 2

Let’s talk cards set 3

Let’s talk cards set 4

MATHS

mathsframe multiplication

This website is excellent to practise timestables; it is especially good for children in Y2 to Y4. FREE RESOURCE

numberblocks

This bbc website is especially suitable for Early years

 

Y6-Arithmetic-Practice

A website suitable for Y6 only – arithmetic practice  FREE RESOURCE

Topmarks

This website has a range of maths games for ages 3-5, 5-7 and 7-11  MANY FREE RESOURCES AVAILABLE

Nrich maths problems

This website has a fantastic range of open ended problem solving activities and maths games (usually to play with a paper and pencil!) Go to the web address and click on the orange house link in the top tab for activities for children age 5 to 11.  FREE RESOURCE

Playing games is an excellent way of helping your child. Recognising patterns on dice and dominoes, for example, can be really help with creating mental images of numbers and helping them on the way to becoming fluent and flexible with calculations.

Some examples of games your could play:

Shut the box, Rummikub, Card games, Dominoes, Battleships, Pick up sticks (with scoring)

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

COMPUTING / INTERNET SAFETY

Internet safety Digiworld

This website contains child friendly resources/ tutorials which your child can access to learn about staying safe online; there are different activities according to age.  FREE RESOURCE

 

PHONICS (EYFS & KSS1)

oxford owl reading

Oxford Owl is an award-winning FREE WEBSITE packed with expert advice, top tips, eBooks and activities to help
you support your child’s reading and maths at home. Also 250 free e-books IF you choose to register.

 

SCIENCE

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

  • Happy Learning English has a large collection of videos about humans, animals and plants.
  • Learn about amazing animals with this playlist from National Geographic Kids.
  • Hopscotch produce many educational videos. This playlist has songs about habitats, the continents, oceans and planets.
  • Operation Ouch produce educational videos about the human body.
  • Homeschool Pop has put together a collection of videos that cover a wide range of Science topics.
  • SciShow Kids has a wide range of Science videos that answer different questions about the world.
  • Science Max carries out huge science experiments. Could your children try similar experiments, but on a smaller scale, at home?

GEOGRAPHY

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

  • Learn about the continents around the world with this playlist from National Geographic Kids.
  • BBC Teach has a playlist that can help your primary children to learn about different geographical concepts.
  • This playlist from Kids Learning Tube is full of videos to teach your children about countries around the world.

HISTORY

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

ART

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

MUSIC

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

  • RelaxDaily has an extensive collection of calming music that your children can play as part of mindfulness activities, or when they are working on other educational tasks.
  • Kidz Bop produce child-friendly versions of popular songs. Can your children learn some of the lyrics or dance along with the moves shown in the videos?
  • Classical Kids Storytime features children’s stories that are accompanied by classical music.
  • Free School has playlists to teach your children about Beethoven and Mozart.

P.E

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

  • The Body Coach has a great playlist of ‘5 Minute Move’ videos. These provide short workouts to get your kids moving! He is also going to do a 30 minute P.E lesson every morning at 9.30 on his YouTube Channel!
  • Little Sports has videos featuring a variety of exercises to help your children stay active at home.
  • GoNoodle has videos that teach your children different dance workouts.
  • Try different yoga and mindfulness activities with these videos from Cosmic Kids Yoga.
  • Footy Pups shares videos to get younger children interested in exercise and to learn different football skills.
  • To help kids stay fit and healthy at home during school closures, we are adding lots of FREE workouts to the site! These will be available at https://jumpstartjonny.co.uk/free-stuff.
HEALTH AND WELLBEING

OTHER SUBJECTS

Youtube Channels (FREE RESOURCE):

OTHER GENERAL RESOURCES

Crickweb

253 free educational interactive teaching resources and activities for Primary Schools. 
77 free to use fun kids games/activities for kids aged 4 - 11. 165 plus links to free interactive teaching 
activities, educational games, image and software resources. FREE RESOURCE
Some websites have offered limited free access to parents during this difficult period: 
Twinkl has a huge amount of learning materials and worksheets from EY to Y6 across all curriculum areas. 
They are offering free access to parents. Go to: Twinkl offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS 

White Rose Maths are also in the process of creating some online resources. 
 https://whiterosemaths.com/

You can also download a FREE WORKBOOK, one for KS1 and one for KS2 here:

TTS activity book KS2

TTS activity book KS1

Reception-home-school-pack

Learning does not have to be online or from books. Here is a list of some activities which can be completed at home from our Longman’s List of 60 Amazing Experiences.

EMOTIONAL WELL BEING

We appreciate that the current circumstances may be causing some children to be anxious. Please see the links below for websites which offer support.
Children and Parents 
Providing a range of online information to people who might be struggling with mental health issues. There is a section for under 12https://www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/young-people/for-children/ and parents and carers (https://www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/young-people/for-parents-and-carers/)
Key stage 2 pupils may benefit form a NHS suggested apps to support mental health. This would need a parent / carer approval https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/
Support for Children
Childline has the calm zone https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/which provides a toolbox of ideas to support emotions and express your ways
Childline https://www.childline.org.uk/ also provides a range of information and support on a number of issues. This includes support on cyberbullying https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/types-bullying/bullying-cyberbullying/
It is also important to stay physically active
Parents
Internet safety- Children and Young People may be having more screen time so it is important that they keep themselves safe online and parents and carershave an important role in this.
Internet matters https://www.internetmatters.org/provides a range of support for families to enable all family members to stay safe.

 

New free resources during the Covid-19 Pandemic:

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer 

Lots of great problems to solve at nrich Home

http://www.nrich.maths.org

There is a new website which is part of nrich called Wild maths. There are some great problems to solve here. Why don’t you take a look? Follow this link:

http://wild.maths.org/

We want children to enjoy maths and view it as a creative, exciting subject; to embrace challenge, learn from mistakes and enjoy the thrill of making new mathematical discoveries. The Celebrating Maths Project will help you to promote these attitudes with your children.

The Celebrating Maths Project is a series of three short videos written to give parents a range of mathematical games and puzzles to play at home.

The first video, for parents of children aged 4-5, gives ideas for finding maths in everyday situations and explains some important stages in developing an early understanding of number. The second and third videos, for parents of children aged 6-7 and 8+, give ideas for mathematical strategy games that can be played with simple equipment and an active mind!

By playing maths games together, whatever your personal experience of the subject, your child will learn that the challenge of maths is there to be enjoyed!

Follow the link below to see the three videos:

http://www.iseemaths.com/celebrating-maths-project/

"To help kids stay fit and healthy at home during school closures, we are adding lots of FREE workouts to the site!

These will be available at https://jumpstartjonny.co.uk/free-stuff.

Maths Games

Each week children will be tested on their mental addition, subtraction and multiplications. Below are a few links to fun Maths games that will help your child to improve their Maths skills.

 

Click the links below 

 

Addition

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=PostSortingcalculationsv2 

(Postbox challenge)

 

http://www.arcademics.com/games/alien/alien.html 

(Alien Invasion)

 

Subtraction

http://www.arcademics.com/games/mission/mission.html 

(Minus Mission)

 

Times tables, Doubles, Halves, Square Numbers

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button 

(Hit the Button)