Upper Key Stage Two

(Years 5 & 6)

There are so many fantastic websites available for children to continue their learning at home. Please follow the links below to help your child to develop their skills and knowledge further:


https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary BBC bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/primary/zd7p47h BBC teach

https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/ Espresso – log in required (See logins sent home in packs)

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/Twinkl resources free 

https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors - Discover the great indoors


https://padlet.com/seanjones1/q7yfgbq970v2 Lots of fantastic ideas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2YKtG656t8&feature=youtu.be Tongue Twister




https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths Top marks maths games

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student Times Table Rockstars- log in required - All children have their own personal log in details. Knowing your times tables supports you in EVERY other area of maths. Fluency in times table recall is VITAl. (See logins sent home in packs)

https://www.prodigygame.com/pages/parents/ Prodigy maths games –log in required - All children have their own personal log in details. (See logins sent home in packs)

https://corbettmathsprimary.com/ Corbett Maths - Maths videos, activities and answers for all areas of KS2 mathematics.

https://mathsbot.com/ Maths bot 

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ (Activities added weekly)

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ (Log in required - sent home in home learning packs)

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ Year 5 Maths activities

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Year 6 Maths activities

http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/ Daily maths lessons from Gareth Metcalfe 

ICT and Maths Development through Coding

https://scratch.mit.edu/ This is a website that allows children to use code to create games. Please look at the information for parents at: https://scratch.mit.edu/parents

https://studio.code.org/courses Code studio – log in required - All children have their own personal log in details. (See login details in pack sent home)

https://thirdspacelearning.com/resources/fluent-five-arithmetic-pack-weeks-1-6-years-3-6/ Fluent in 5

https://myminimaths.co.uk/ My Mini Maths 

http://www.primarymathschallenge.org.uk/ The Primary Maths Challenge

https://thirdspacelearning.com/resources/years-3-to-6-rapid-reasoning-weeks-1-6/ Rapid Reasoning (Solving problems and developing explanations in mathematics)



http://www.pobble365.com/ Pobble 365 – fantastic English resources 

https://www.youtube.com/user/Devouefrenchbulldogs/featured English lesson taught daily from 9.45am by Jane Considine

https://www.worldbookday.com/resources/primary/ So many incredible resources related to quality texts

https://spark.adobe.com/sp/ Presentation on adobe spark

https://readtheory.org/auth/login Read theory – log in required (See login sent home in packs)

https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk (A wonderful website that recommends books for you to buy or borrow from the library. You can also see book extracts through the website).

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ (English and Maths Resources including free E-Books for 3-11 year olds)

https://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html (Read or listen to a classic novel)

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ (Activities added weekly)

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ (Log in required - sent home in home learning packs)

https://www.getepic.com/sign-in Reading activities (Please email staff with your email address to get an invite to log in. Remember to log in as a pupil and not a parent)

https://stories.audible.com/discovery Free access to quality texts from audible while the schools are closed

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ (30 stories over 30 days from David Walliams)

https://www.picture-news.co.uk/discuss/2019-11-08/ Each week, there is a new poster and question for children to look at and consider their responses. Please use this writing frame to help children to structure their ideas:


The Body Coach TV on YouTube - Joe Wicks is going to do a daily PE lesson for children between 9am and 10am Monday to Friday - a fabulous way to start the day for the whole family!


https://www.merseyforest.org.uk/things-to-do/children-woodland-play/ Ideas to try out in the Great Outdoors! Try Formby Woods - The National Trust is making their car parks free for the duration of this period.

Check out The National Trust’s guide to things you can do with a humble stick! https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/fun-things-to-do-with-a-humble-stick

https://twitter.com/cricketforgirls Weekly Cricket challenges - this week it’s catching drills

*New resource* Check out https://family.gonoodle.com/activities/danger-force - a great and fun resource to encourage children to stay active during this time. The website is full of fun videos for children to have a go at!

Supermovershave numerous videos that will get your children active. The videos link to the curriculum so will keep the children active whilst still learning. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers



https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub - Get creative!


Religious Education


The National Association of Teachers of Religious Education has provided a number of downloadable resources for home learning, covering the different World Religions. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2-religious-studies/z6pbqp3- The BBC have provided many excellent resources to help children to learn about aspects of the different World Religions.

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