Maths at home
Topmarks has some brilliant games for EYFS and KS1 children.
You will find a list of games that are suitable for your child in the home learning pack. Please refer to this when picking a game for your child to play.
CBeebies has some lovely activities and ideas for encouraging number skills! This is probably best suited to EYFS children but KS1 children will also enjoy elements of it.
Visit BBC Bitesize for KS1 maths resources and games here.
The Number Blocks is a TV show produced by the BBC. It is absolutely brilliant at helping children to think about number and place value. Click here to access their website.
This website has some lovely ideas for games you can play at home with your children to help with their number knowledge and number fact recall.
Check out Pinterest for some lovely ideas of activities you can do at home as well! ..
Reading at home!
Click here to visit Oxford Owl and access free e-reading books for children. You will need to create a free log in to access the e-readers.
Click here for free access to hundreds of audio books!
Vooks is a brilliant resource for video books! Vooks have also put together a series of lesson plans for parents to follow. If you would like to access these resources then click here!
Storyline online is a lovely place to visit for stories read aloud by famous faces.
The FABULOUS David Walliams will be uploading a free audio story EVER DAY! Click here to listen.
The BookTrust website has free story books you can read online here.
We have gathered some links to help support you whilst at home! If you have any other that you feel may be helpful to others please do not hesitate to let the school know and we will add them to this page.
Please be aware that any links on this page will take you to external websites, Please supervise your child if they are using an external website.
TWINKL has offered free access to parents and teachers during this time.
Follow this link to set up your account and use the offer code: UKTWINKLHELPS
Get those brains thinking!!
Brains on! has free kid focused podcasts. The podcasts are sure to get your children thinking about the wider world.
BBC Bitesize is working hard to provide content to help support parents and teachers during the school closures. Find their incredible range of resources here.
STEM learning have curated a range of resources to be used at home to encourage scientific learning at home.
The science museum has some brilliant ideas and resources for encouraging scientific thinking at home too. Find their resources here.
Being creative with nature! Have a look here if you want some ideas for this. Getting your children outside will be key over the next few months, and you will find some lovely ideas for activities you can do outside on Pinterest.
If you are on instagram there are some wonderfully creative accounts you can follow for ideas.
What if I want to help my community or I need support from my community?
There are several groups on facebook which have been set up to coordinate efforts to support the community. Below is the link for the Soberton group and the Meon Valley support group. Please get in contact with these groups if you would like to help or you feel you need support:
Another really great idea is to write to the residents of local care homes. Many of the residents will not have been able to see their families or friends for some time now. Brighten their days by either writing a letter or sending in some original Newtown Soberton Infant School artwork!
Phonics at home
Phonics play is now free to use during the school closures. This is a brilliant resource and your children will be familiar with many of the games already. Click here for free access.
The Alphablocks is a brilliant show for helping young children to consolidate their phonological knowledge.
Mr T's phonics is also a great you tube channel for helping to consolidate phonological knowledge. Your children will already be familiar with Geraldine the Giraffe!!!
Having fun at home
The scouts have put together a survival guide for staying indoors! Click here to see some of their brilliant ideas.
The lovely Joe Wicks will be hosting P.E. lessons from 9am until 10am every weekday while schools are closed. subscribe to his youtube channel here. He also has other videos that the kids will enjoy joining in with too!
Kids Cosmic Yoga with Jamie is already a hit with the children at Newtown Soberton Infant School. Subscribe to her you tube channel here for some calming yoga!
Coram Life Education will be providing Harold's Daily Diary. Harold is a giraffe who the children have previously met. Harold is an expert when it comes to physical and emotional well being in children. Click here for his daily diary!
Byker Primary PE Channel
Workouts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1pm