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COVID-19 Home Learning April - July 2020

Children don't have to stop learning just because they aren't at school. Please use the links below to help our children continue their learning outside of the classroom.

Pike Fold children have access to a number of subscription based services that children can access from any device e.g. laptops and tablets. All logins will have been sent home and stored in their individual planners.



Education City - Children in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 have access to lots of online activities covering a variety of subjects.

Purple Mash 

Spelling Shed - Spelling games with spelling lists set by the teacher

Mathletics - Children from Year 2 - Year 6 can access the games to reinforce learning that has taken place in the classrooms

Times Table Rockstars - Children from Year 1 - Year 6 can access times tables practice via online games

Cracking Comprehension - Children from Year 1 - Year 6 can practice their comprehension skills

Monster SATs - Year 6 children can access practice papers and online games. - Children from Year 2 - 6 can access punctuation and grammar tests

eBooks - Children from Reception - Year 6 can access Primary eBooks NOW or try accessing the SORA app (downloadable from Google Play or the App store) for a large number of titles for you to access from any device

Free resources:

BBC Bitesize Daily - Starting on Monday 20th April at 9:00 you’ll be able to access regular daily lessons in English and Maths, as well as other core subjects, in an expanded version on the BBC website and also on special programmes broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button.

The Oak National Academy - Starting on Monday 20th April The Oak National Academy is launching. Its 180 video lessons per week will cover a broad range of subjects including maths, arts and languages for pupils ranging in age from reception to Year 10.

Cross Curricular

BBC Bitesize

BBC Dance Mat Typing

Twinkl Home Learning Packs


ICT Games

PlanBee - Offering free online learning sessions and resources

ABC Does - 50 ideas to try at home...great for our EYFS children

now>press>play - Click Enter Free button. Audio story that children become involved in.

Dough Disco - Spread the Happiness TV presents Dough Disco, exercise for fingers to develop fine motor skills. Ideal for children in Early Years.


Audible - Free audio books for the period while schools are closed. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

Books for Topics

Teach my Monster to Read

Literacy Shed - Why not watch a film or animation and write a piece of writing based on what you have seen.

Pobble 365 - A different image each day, can you create a story based on what you can see?

Driver Youth Trust - Reading, Writing and Drawing Activties

Read Theory - Online Comprehension Activities

Sum Dog - Onine games and activites for maths and spelling

Phonics Play - Please use the username: march20 and Password: home

Jane Considine - Live Streaming English Lessons

Teach your child to read - Teach your child to read, write and spell at home

Oxford Owl - Free eBooks - Biff, Chip and Kipper

Authors - Favourite authors reading their favourite books

David Walliams - David Walliams is reading his books online daily

Manchester Libraries - BorrowBox - Download eBooks and audio books for free. If you don't have a Manchester Libraries library card don't worry you can register for free here.

Manchester Libraries - Digital Magazines - Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines from your computer, smartphone or tablet via the app.

BookTrust - If you’re looking for something fun as a family, then this incredible website is for you. Enjoy storytime with free online books and videos, play games and win prizes


Maths Frame

White Rose Hub - Home Learning Activities

Sum Dog - Onine games and activites for maths and spelling

Prodigy Game - The children have a pet (like Pokemon) and go on missions to find stolen crystals. Along the way the children have to answer maths questions. 

Maths Shed - Currently available free for the duration of school closures.

Maths Factor - Developed by Carol Voderman, currently available for free for the duration of school closures.

Get Active

Go Noodle - Movement and Mindfulness Activities

Joe Wicks - Kids Workouts to do at home

Diversity Dance Classes

Oti Mabuse Dance Classes

ActivAll Play - To help keep children active and learning at home, Anomaly UK has released some of its system content for you to stream.


Calm Kids - The CalmPack gives reassurance and a feeling of calm and safety in this uncertain time.

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Yoga, Relaxation and Mindfulness

Smiling Mind - Daily meditation and mindfulness


CODE - Learn some Computer Science

Scratch - Program your own interactive stories, activities and animations

Outdoor Learning

Muddy Puddle Teacher


Science Bob - Why not try some science experiments at home

Science Fun - Science Experiments you can do at home

North Manchester STEM - Science Experiments to do at home

STEM Home Learning - Activities that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills.

STEM Family Activities - A range of fun, hands-on activities for families to use at home.

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