Beeston Hill – Leeds

Educational Links

Our teachers have compiled the following links to educational websites which they think will be most useful to your children.

Click here for stories read by Miss Davey and Mrs Sandy.

Early Years

English

BookTrust – a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

Love Reading 4 Kids – a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

Maths

Numberblocks – videos for numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6. There are fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play.

White Rose Maths – presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week.

Physical

Boogie Beebies – videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.

Disney 10 Minute Shakeups – 10-minute activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.

Phonics

For children in reception, Year 1 and Year 2

To help children learn new sounds and practice sounds they have learnt, please click here. There are daily videos and resources for children at all levels of their phonics journey and will help your children to continue making progress with their reading while they are at home.

Year 1/2

English

Audible – All children’s storybooks are free to listen to on Audible for now.
Purple Mash – A selection of activities to keep skills going.
English Mastery – Sentence writing and spelling activities – there is also a Workbook 2 for when these activities are finished.

Maths

Cbeebies Numberblocks – practical activities that are fun.
Learning at home packs – week by week activities that build on prior learning

Year 3/4

English

Audible – all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

BookTrust – a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

Elevenses with the World of David Walliams – one free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

Love Reading 4 Kids – a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

Maths

White rose maths – presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week.

Nrich – a range of activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range.

Science

BBC Bitesize – interactive resources covering the primary science curriculum.

Year 5/6

Maths

Nrich – a range of activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range.

Mathematics Mastery – downloadable guidance and resource packs for parents and pupils.

Top Marks – a range of interactive maths games categorised by age group.

English

Audible – all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

Book Trust – a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

David Walliams – one free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

Literacy Shed – downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

The Day Newsletter – a daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills.

In addition to the above websites, the links below are useful for all ages:

https://www.littleinventors.org/events/little-inventors-daily-challenges/info

Free ebooks and Audiobooks with Leeds Library. You will need an account with Leeds Libraries to access this digital library, follow this link to create an account.

Kitaboo – download eBooks

Read with Phonics

EPIC Books – Online reading books

Education City – Cross curricular learning. Speak to your class teacher if you don’t have login information.

Code.org – computer coding for all ages

Teach your monster to read – the computer version is free, the app costs money

Times Tables Rockstars. If your child can’t remember their login, speak to your class teacher.

BrainPop – Educational videos

Top Marks – Games and resources

Phonics Play – Interactive games for learning phonics

BBC Bitesize – Educational videos from the BBC