Home Learning Resources.

Home Learning Online Resources

Online resources and suggestions for students at home

When working at home, we recommend that students follow their normal timetable for the day and that they aim to spend no more than an hour on each subject. Students can also make sure that they are up-to-date with all their homework – this can be reviewed through SatchelOne (either through the APP or online: https://www.satchelone.com/

  1. General resources

Oak Academy


Go to the ‘Classroom’ section of the website and there are thousands of free video lessons, resources and activities. Just choose the relevant Key Stage (Key Stage 2 for Years 5 and 6; Key Stage 3 for Years 7 & 8) and you will find all subjects

2. Subject-related resources

a) English

ReadTheory: https://readtheory.org/auth/login

ReadTheory is the online Reading Comprehension website we use. Students usually complete 2-4 reading comprehension challenges per week. They can do as many as they like – there is nothing to print off as texts can be read online – comprehension questions are also answered online.

b) Maths

mymaths: https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login

All students have a log-in to mymaths and there are challenges set regularly for them by their Maths teachers – there are also a number of Maths games which can also be used.

c) Science

Try this range of games, videos, activities, quizzes courtesy of ‘Science Museums’:


d) French

Have a look at Mr Johnson’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@MonsieurJohnsonMFL

Click on the PLAYLIST for the specific year group to get a full set of songs related to our topics for the year.

e) Art


There are lots of activities to do: reading, quizzes and interactive art tasks. There are also lots of ideas for practical activities.

f) ICT

KS2: https://lightbot.lu/ - Simple programming website for beginner programmers

KS3: https://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-python - Students should only attempt the first hour as this is a 25-hour course. Use help option to support learning.

g) History

Horrible Histories are always a fun way to explore different aspects of History:


i) Geography

3D Geography is a great source of information on all your favourite Geography topics:


j) RE

Have a look at ‘Heart for the Earth’ from the Diocese of St Albans – this is a Collective Worship/RE resource that will get you thinking about creation:

  1. https://www.stalbans.anglican.org/schools/collective-worship/heart-for-the-earth/ncs-electricity-day-1/

k. Music

Have a look at the MusicMark resources – there are lots of interesting units – have a go at writing your own song!


l. DT

Find out about famous designers https://designmuseum.org/designers

Try out one of the recipes below

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Emergency/Self-Isolation Packs:


Wellbeing resources: click below


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