Early Years parents phonics workshop Nov 2020.mp4

Early Years Parents Workshop

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Links for homework

TT Rockstars


Oxford Reading Buddy


As well as the home learning set by teachers, there are many other learning websites that can be explored.



Pobble offers a daily writing stimulus. Children can use the picture as inspiration for a story or another genre of writing.



Twinkl offers a huge range of resources. During the period of school closures, they will provide much of their content for free.



Scholastic is providing a range of reading, videos and activities during the period of school closure.

Khan Academy


Khan academy is an American site, although much of the content is still relevant. There are activities for maths, English, science and many other subjects.

Circle Time


Circletime offers a range of videos for younger children, including yoga, cooking, stories, art and many more.

Club SciKidz


Club SciKidz is providing a daily science activity that can be carried out with resources found in the home.



Beanstalk offers videos for children 6 and younger that provide lessons on subjects such as art, music and stories.



A free coding platform where children can develop their coding skills.

Early Education

Early Education resources for home learning opportunities for Early Years children.




A language learning website where children can practise their Spanish skills (or any other language) while not in school.


It is crucial during a period of self-isolation that children stay as active as possible. An hour a day of activity is recommended where possible. The websites below can be used to keep children active in an engaging way.

Go Noodle


Go Noodle has a huge range of videos that help children stay active, even when they are indoors.

Cosmic Kids’s Yoga


A brilliant collection of yoga videos that are fun and engaging for children.


There are a wealth of free apps for Android or iOS that can be used to enhance children’s education. Download the following apps and have a go at the suggested activities.

Puppet Pals: Years 1-6

Create a story with multiple characters, then act out and record what you have created.

Toontastic: Years 1-6

Plan a story or a play. Create a background and characters, then act out and record your story.

Wonderscope: Years 1-3

Explore the amazing story available and see where the magic takes you!

Expeditions: Years 1-6

Children can explore the amazing augmented reality experience. They can examine a human skeleton, view a variety of dinosaurs, explore Ancient Egyptian ruins among many more!

Google earth: Years 1-6

Why not explore an area or a region you have been learning about in school? What geographical features can you find?

Bushes Redux: Years 1-6

Create an amazing piece of art, linked to your art lessons in school.

Garageband: Years 4-6

Can you create a piece of music? Add loops and instruments to make your own masterpiece!

PicCollage: Years 1-6

Create a poster that demonstrates your learning from your current topic.

iMovie: Years 3-6

Make your own movie! Make about a topic you have learnt about in school, You could research some facts, then present them in a creative way.

Daisy the Dinosaur: Years 1-2

Explore the app and see what algorithms you can create!

Beebot: Years 1-2

Can you programme the beebot? Make it go where you want it to go!

Bluebot: Years 1-2

Can you programme the beebot? Make it go where you want it to go!

A.L.E.X.: Years 1-6

Move the robot and complete the tasks!

Scratch Jr: Years 1-2

Explore the app and see what algorithms you can create!

Pages: Years 3-6

Choose a creative way to present some information, linked to your topic. You could make a poster, a letter, a booklet among many more options

Keynote: Years 3-6

Research a topic you are interested in, then create an informative slideshow to present your information.

Doodle Buddy: Years 1-4

Be creative! Draw a picture linked to what you have been learning in art.

Stop Motion: Years 4-6

Become an animator! Make your own stop motion movie!

This is where you can find lots of links to websites for homework help, plus some fun games and activities (for when you have finished your homework!).

Here are some videos to support your child with phonics!


How to pronounce the phase 2 sounds.


How to pronounce the phase 3 sounds.


How to pronounce the phase 5 sounds.


How to blend phase 3 sounds together to read words.


How to blend phase 5 sounds together to read words.


How to read words with split digraphs!

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