The Weatheralls Primary School

Learning At Home

Dear Parents/Carers,

We are pleased that you are so keen to support your children develop and grow as learners. Below are some useful websites to help you to support your child/ren with learning outside of school. We will endeavour to update this page when new or more relevant resources are brought to our attention.  Please also view individual class homepages for possible year group / topic specific resources too.

We hope you find these helpful!

Parental Support

BBC schools have put together a useful website for parents about how to support your child's education and school work at home:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/helping_at_home/

Topmarks.com have also created a page on their website with a series of articles aimed at parents. It gives advice on how you can help your child in positive ways and how to support them in their education. The articles have an emphasis on encouragement and show how learning activities can be fun:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Parents/

Maths websites:

www.nnparenttoolkit.org.uk/information-for-parents/

The Parent Toolkit is a website full of ideas to help parents/carers and children aged up to 13 enjoy maths together.

www.matific.com/gb/en-gb

Hundreds of maths activiities for Years Reception to Year 6

http://wuzzittrouble.com

Problem solving maths game - can be downloaded as an app

www.dragonboxapp.com

An app that secretly teaches your children algebra! You'll wish you had it when you were young.

www.mathbreakers.com

A 3-D math exploration game that children will love to play.

Links

Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.

https://uk.ixl.com/promo?partner=google&campaign=1187&adGroup=Key+Stage+2&gclid=CPPa8teS_8kCFQbnwgodgOIB6A

BBC Education have produced many materials for KS2.  

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/maths/

A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!

http://www.icteachers.co.uk/children/children_sats.htm

Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.

http://www.mad4maths.com/

This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.

http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html 

A range of English games and activities.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.

http://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=2255