Nascot Wood Infant & Nursery School
Nascot Wood Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 4YT
Tel:01923 239653
admin@nascotwoodinfants.herts.sch.uk
March 23 2020

Home Learning Websites

Ben Swain

During the school closure, we want to be able to support parents in being able to offer home learning to their children. As well as the Home Learning pack available on the relevant year group pages, below will be a list of websites that you may find useful that offer home learning opportunities and resources.

Name of WebsiteLinkDescription
Purple Mashhttps://www.purplemash.com/login/A fantastic range of activities and templates. Teachers will be setting children tasks (2Do). Logins and information have been sent home.
Espressowww.discoveryeducation.co.ukA range of activities covering a range of subjects – logins and information sent home
Oxford Owlshttps://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/A selection of free ebooks . These can be filtered by your child’s colour band.
Twinklwww.twinkl.co.uk/offer Enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
Twinkl offers a range of resources for all subjects. They are offering free access for parents at this time
FitterFuturewww.fitterfuture.comGet Active: A series of short, differentiated online physical workouts designed for use in the classroom and at home. Create smarter thinkers, save valuable teaching time and get your children more active more often.
Be Mindful: A series of short activities included guided visualisation, Yoga and Pilates for classrooms and home use. Allow children to self regulate, control their emotions and cope with everyday scenarios.
Login details to be emailed home.
Phonics Playwww.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk Phonics activities, that many of the children will be familiar with from school. Currently free to use with the following login:
Username: march20 Password: home
Joe Wicks Workouthttps://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1Joe Wicks is going to be running 30 minute, virtual PE lessons on his YouTube Channel every weekday at 9:00am.
Hertfordshire County Library e-books https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/Libraries-and-archives/Books-and-reading/Ebooks-and-Audiobooks/ebooks-and-audiobooks.aspxAll you need is a Hertfordshire County library card! The easy instructions for setting up e-book borrowing are on the website.
Best part of this is, no lost books or overdue fines!
National Literacy Trust Family Zone:https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/?mc_cid=1a89f05f20&mc_eid=49d7cf7bfcThe National Literacy Trust has set up their Family Zone to specifically help with reading, writing and language development during our unplanned break from school. All resources on this hub are free.
Smithsonian Kidshttps://www.si.edu/kids A range of activities, videos and games covering many topics
Classroom magazines Scholastichttps://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html Every day they put up activities, videos and projects suitable for each age group
Scholastic Home Learning PacksEYFS - https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439122

KS1 -1 https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439121
FREE learning packs to help parents prepare for school closures
Busy Toddlerhttps://busytoddler.com/2020/03/indoor-activities/?fbclid=IwAR3tYXAqw7tJRAzLExpPcJo4rApLsKtgL0AwghzxgnhwOajc4auX6o12_ A range of activities for young children in the EYFS
Pre school inspirationshttps://preschoolinspirations.com/ A range of ideas and activities to do with young children in the EYFS
Super Simplehttps://supersimple.com/ Ideas for activities and games
Pre School Expresshttp://www.preschoolexpress.com/ A range of ideas and activities to do with young children in the EYFS
Nomster Chefhttps://www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library Child friendly cooking ideas
Fun phonicshttps://www.funphonics.education/shop/?jet-smart-filters=woocommerce-archive/default&_tax_query_product_cat%5B%5D=23 For a short time, fun phonics have made all of their digital products free of charge.
Spelling Traininghttps://www.spellingtraining.com/ Help to learn spellings
Math Playgroundhttps://www.mathplayground.com/ Maths Games
Little Twisters Yogahttps://littletwistersyoga.com/online-store/ Yoga for children books and cards - currently all free