Home Learning

Home Learning Tasks

There are lots of things you can do at home to continue your English home learning that may not need an electronic device. Here are a few ideas of things you can do: 

  • Write a letter to your future self about your time during lockdown. You are living through history and it will be interesting to read back your thoughts and feelings. 
  • Keep a daily/ weekly diary of everything you're feeling. This is good for your mental well-being also. 
  • Write a letter/ note to a family member you are not able to see at the present. Perhaps you could send it in the post of take a picture of your handwritten note and email it through to make someone's day extra special. 
  • Write a note/ letter to anyone who you are greatful for during this time. 
  • Write a story about a bug you find in your garden. Where do they go? How are they feeling right now? 
  • Look below to see the Roll a Dice Challenge- you don't have to write anything down but it will help to speak to someone. 
  • Write a list of things you miss the most and why you miss them. Things you might have seen as important before might not seem that way now. 
  • Watch a film and write a review- maybe this could be a weekly thing that you could add to and share with others.
  • Read a book and write a review or carry on a character's story. Audible have free audio books which are great to listen to instead of watching TV. 
  • https://www.pobble365.com/ Pobble 365 has images and story starters if you need some inspiration- you need a device to see the image but you can write your story down on paper. 
  • Create a poem about anything you wish to. You could take inspiration from outside or from people who are greatful for. 
  • Below are a selection of poems that you could learn and perform- we'd love to see some performance poetry whether it be a published poem or your own. 

Home Learning Links 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize BBC Bitesize are bringing you three new lessons every weekday, with videos, activities and more. Start a lesson

https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/ This is a website to support creative writing. 

For nursery children:

https://phonicsinternationalpreschool.com

For 4+ throughout primary if necessary:

https://teachyourchildtoread.co.uk

Free titles from Renaissance's Learn online library. These can be quizzed on using our school portal which has been tweeted online and also can be found on class pages. https://readon.myon.co.uk/

KS2 Children can still quiz on the books that they have completed reading. The link they must use to quiz is: https://ukhosted78.renlearn.co.uk/2243097/

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/ There are lots of activities, organised by age group on Oxford Owl. 

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