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Home January -2021

To help you with your home learning we have put together some interesting activities to help you with your learning.
Click on the links to access the activities.
We hope you enjoy them.


Reading is one of the best ways to help you with your learning and at St Margaret's Cof E, we encourage our children to read 3 times a week. To help you to continue with this challenge, you are still able to change your reading books weekly. Your class teacher will inform you of the days when you are able to collect and exchange your reading books.

Scroll down in this section to find lots of useul links that will help to support your reading at home.

DfE phonics

British Library discovery service

First News

Books recommendations by age and genre

Literacy Shed free reading resources

Theatre stories for Kids

Poetry for children

Audio poetry for children.

Oak National Academy Library

Parklands Primary School Virtual Library.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for more resources.

Quiz Masters.

Keeping our brains active is really important, brain teasers, puzzles and board games are an excellent way to do this and have fun with the whole family.

Here are some usful sites that will help you whilst you are learning at home.

Brain teasers.

Cbeebies Puzzles.

CBBC Puzzles.

Find the Difference.

White Rose Maths, Problem of the day.


Healthy Body. Healthy Mind.

It is really important to keeping your mind and body healthy, especially during your time at home. Going for a walk and having plenty of fresh air will help you to do this. 

To help you keep active and healthy, try using one of the links below.

CBBC supermover - curriculum based activities to help you learn on the move.

Change 4 Life - 10 minute shake up with Disney.

Joe Wicks - The body coach

Cosmic Yoga for kids

Mindfulness craft activities.

Headspace for kids - 2 week free trial.

BBC guide to healthy cooking.

Keep Talking.

Whilst you are at home why not take the opportunity to learn a new language or brush up on your language skills. Here at St Margarets the children have the opportunity to learn Spanish and French, and enjoy the conversational based activities.

Duolingo - learn a language for free.

KS2 Bitesize- Modern Foreign Languages.

The Lingo Show on CBeebies (for younger children)

Calico Spanish - songs and stories for children

Little Baby Bum en Francias – for younger children

Basho & Friends - language learning through music and rapping!

Coding Wizards.

Learning how to code can be really beneficial in this computing age, especially when we are remote learning. It is important to keep safe online too.

Why not have a go at an activity below, you can email it to your teacher, using teams or Tapestry, to impress them.

Staying Safe
Cyber security - The National Crime Agency.

Being Internet Awesome - Google

Digital escape room.

Scratch - create stories, gamesand animations

Barefoot computing - Problem solving using computational thinking.

Blob Orchestra - Test your muscial skills.

BBC bitesize - coding and programming.

Creative Creatures.

For all those aspiring artists and creative creatures in school, you might enjoy the activities below. Why not share your creation with your teachers on Tapestry or Teams.

The Great Big Art Exhibition.

Tate Kids

Estorick collection.

Architecture from home

Royal Academy 'How to..' Activities

Workshops with Amy Leung

Early year- play live

Arts for kids - learn to draw.

Art Ninja

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Music Games - test your musical knowledge.

British Council - learn to sing.


Quiz masters

Test your grey cells with these challenges.

Access to teams via Xbox and playstation

Do you know you can access your learning via your playstation or X-box? Click on the link below for the instructions to get you started.