Home Learning Activities

Staff at Griffe Field have provided a wide range of exciting activities for your children to complete during the school closure period. These have been planned to allow children to take part in a variety of challenges (wider than English and Maths) to continue to develop their knowledge and experience of the wider world.

Each page will have daily activities, a weekly mini project, spellings and enrichment activity ideas to try out anytime!

These pages will be updated daily. Be sure to check regularly for new activities.

Click the links to find activities for your children.

NurseryYear 1Year 3Year 5
ReceptionYear 2Year 4Year 6

To access some of the content you will need to log in. See below for the log in details

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Daily Streams

As you might already be aware, many celebrities and companies are streaming daily videos for you and your children to watch and take part in. Click the links at the given times to see!

You don’t have to watch them live, they can be watched at anytime.

TimeDescription and Link
9.00 amPE with Joe Wicks. CLICK HERE
9.30 amTwinkl EYFS Lesson. CLICK HERE
9.30 amWildlife with Steve Backshall. CLICK HERE
10.00 amMaths with Carol Vorderman. CLICK HERE
10.00 amTwinkl KS1 Lesson. CLICK HERE
11.00 amEnglish with David Walliams. CLICK HERE
11.00 amScience with Maddie Moate. CLICK HERE
11.00 amTwinkl KS2 Lesson. CLICK HERE
11.30 amDance with Oti Mabuse. CLICK HERE
12.00 pmLunch. Cooking with Jamie Oliver. CLICK HERE
1.00 pm Music with Myleene Klass. CLICK HERE
2.00 pm History with Dan Snow. CLICK HERE
4.00 pm Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon, Wed, Fri). CLICK HERE

Below are links to other websites, games and activities that you could explore at home.

We aim to update this list regularly as more resources are made available for home use.

Minecraft Educational Edition has some free downloads available for children in the resources section. They are also sharing a daily live coding stream to take part in.

Learn the basics of Computer Science with code.org Its Code Break program – a free, live weekly webcast where members of the Code.org team teach coding and computer science to children and adults. The team will also be setting weekly challenges for beginners, experienced coders and even students without computers. You can sign up to receive each week’s Code Break via email too.

– Fender is offering new users a free three-month subscription to Fender Play. Follow this link to find an online learning platform that teaches you how to get started with playing the guitar, bass and ukulele. Lessons are offered via videos created by trained musicians and guitar instructors and you can pick your favourite genre in order to get a tailored learning plan. To sign up, go to FenderPlay.com or download the Fender Play from the App Store or Google Play. You’ll be sent an email with a code to redeem the free membership.

-7 Fun and easy science experiments to do at home.

WHO Advice on helping children to cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.

-Relax Kids. A letter to families and the Calm Pack e-resource. Activities for families to try to help them come together and feel safe and calm in these challenging times.

-Mental Health and Wellbeing – Follow this link to find helpful resources for parents and children at this challenging time.

-Picture News – Click here for this weeks VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY. The theme for this week is ‘Remaining Positive’. Further resources can be found here.

-Discovery Education Espresso. Filled with videos, games, activities and more. We use this every day at school so feel free to explore using your home access log in details. Follow this link

Premier Education – Sign up for free to access a range of resources to support your child’s health and wellbeing

Follow this link to find free resources provided by the National Association of Teachers of Religious Education to support with the children’s home learning.

-Scholastic Classroom Magazine. New activities each day linking to a variety of topics. Read e-books, watch videos and get some ideas for different activities you could do. Follow this link.

-Scholastic Learning Hub – Home learning activities can be found and downloaded here.

Phonics Play. Lots of quick games for children from Nursery to Year Two to practise their sounds, blending and segmenting words and to develop their reading skills. Username – march20 Password – home

Phonics play comics – decodable comics for Early Years and Key Stage 1 children to read and practise their blending and segmenting.

-Author Oliver Jeffers is reading a book a day on his website. Follow this link to see his latest video

-Virtual Field Trips. Follow this link.

-PawPrint Badges STEM Challenges. Follow this link for lots of ideas linking to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

-Nomster Chef. Follow this link for an illustrated recipe book for children to get them excited about cooking.