You can find a wealth of resources online to support your young child’s learning, including Key Stage 2 Maths and English activities and revision notes to support school led learning. But where do you start? An how do you know it is a reputable website that could help? We have pulled together some resources available online that you may want to explore further.
During Covid 19 many online English resources have been made free to access or at a reduced fee. This list is not exhaustive, and we’re always keen to hear your recommendations of helpful English resources that we can share with other parents, so please do get in touch.
Maths and English Resources and Learning
Firstly, the VERY BEST OF ALL, the mother of all Maths and English revision websites is (in our opinion) the good, old BBC. BBC Bitesize contains absolutely everything students need to know at the different Key Stages is thorough and comprehensive. It is quite possible that you need look no further than this one-stop learning place for all of your child’s Maths and English requirements as it is filled with videos, power points, worksheets, short question and answer sessions and much more. Videos, resources, games and lessons to support all areas of the KS2 curriculum. In addition, primary-school programming is scheduled from 9am to 12pm on CBBC (Monday – Friday). Have we persuaded you yet? Take a look for yourself – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Storyline is free during the covid pandemic. It features celebrities reading aloud stories for children to listen to. A modern day Jackanory (if you can remember that far back) – https://www.storylineonline.net/
The Literacy Shed is a joy to use and is popular with primary school teachers up and down the land. Imaginative and inspiring. Take a look and you’ll see why – https://www.literacyshed.com/
Primary Resources is another favourite for teachers. The English section is filled to the brim with useful resources, all clearly organised in different sections such as: spelling and phonics, sentence level (which is word classes like adjectives, nouns, verbs, adverbs, punctuation and grammar), fiction, non-fiction, and reading – https://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/english.htm
Oxford Owl is a thoughtfully put together website with some particularly nice ideas for creative writing – https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/kids-activities/-writing/
Pobble365 provides an inspiring daily picture, accompanied by writing prompts, philosophical questions, a grammatical focus, and even a suggestion for an art activity – https://www.pobble365.com
Games and tests to help children master Key Stage 2 spelling. Access all resources with a £10.00 annual subscription – https://spellingframe.co.uk
Lots of free maths games to support the Key Stage 2 maths curriculum, or access to all resources with a £10.00 annual subscription – https://www.mathsframe.co.uk
Another great set of learning resources for Primary age students – Corbettmaths Primary – Primary 5-a-day, videos, worksheets and more
Classroom Secrets provides free home learning packs for all Key Stage 2 year groups in both English and maths – https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs
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