Archived Emergency Home Learning

These learning links have been here for a while but we thought you might still enjoy using them.

Everyone

Are you up for the challenge?  Here's a scavenger hunt for you!  When you finish post some photos on Twitter and tag us @ByronSchool

We have a new Unicef RRS article to learn about - click here to find out more.  Tell us what you've learnt on our Twitter Feed.

Mrs Cooper has set us all an art challenge for when we return to school - click on the image below to find out more.

Mr Seaward has set some DT challenges for the school.  If you are FS or KS1 he would like you to make a parachute for a dinosaur.  If you are in KS2 he would like you to show your eggy friends that it's not only you who can't go to the hairdresser's at the moment.  Click on the images below to find out more.

Collect this equipment to make your parachute.

Mrs Kelly would like you to take a look at her snack challenge - what will you be munching on this week?

With all the challenges that teachers throughout the school have laid down for us this week we have cut down the amount of work set for single year groups.  So enjoy, have fun, get creative and active - let us know what you have tried by emailing school infantsbyron@thewestbrooktrust.org or juniorsbyron@thewestbrooktrust.org  or posting a photo on Twitter and tagging us @ByronSchool

 

Year R

Click on the links and pictures below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Practice your addition with this fun robot adding game.

Create your own painted masterpiece and get some inspiration from the Tate gallery.

Read the story of Humpty Dumpty and play the games.  Can you retell the story in your own words? 

Learn about your 5 senses.  Can you use your senses to describe objects in your house?

Find out about the parts of a plant.  Maybe you could draw and label a plant or make a collage.

Have fun joining in with this 3D shape song.  Can you find any 3D shapes around your house?

Practice reading and writing the days of the week.  Can you tell someone what you did each day?

Practice your maths skills with this Numberblocks game.

 

Years 1 and 2

Click on the links and pictures below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Year 1 Maths Homework Mat

Year 2 Maths Homework Mat

Year 1 GPAS Homework Mat

Year 2 GPAS Homework Mat

Year 2 Maths Mystery at the Grand Portrait Gallery

Year 2 Maths Using coins to make different amounts   

Year 2 Writing Sentences with descriptions 

Year 1 Maths Number bonds 

Year 1 Reading Funny Bones matching characters 

Years 3 and 4

Click on the links below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Year 3

Maths – practice your division skills

English – this work is based on the story Charlie Changes Into a Chicken!

English – can you work out when to use the homophones there, they’re and their?

History – learn all about Stonehenge

Design and Technology – learn the basics of designing and how to follow a specification

Year 4

Maths – calculating perimeters of rectangles

Maths – now apply your knowledge of perimeter to solving problems involving rectilinear shapes

English – practice using similes and metaphors

History – learn all about Stonehenge

Design and Technology – learn the basics of designing and how to follow a specification

Year 3 and 4

Here is your weekly maths challenge!

If you are zooming through your maths work and would like to do some more, The Maths Factor website has lots of challenges on it ready and waiting for you!

 

Years 5 and 6

Click on the links below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Year 5

Computing – algorithms

Science – how plants reproduce

Geography – trade and economic activity – food and where it comes from

Music – Duration, tempo and Beethoven

Reading - Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Maths – Fractions

Year 6

Computing - algorithms and de-bugging

Geography – trade and economic activity – food and where it comes from

Music – Duration, tempo and Beethoven 

Science – how plants reproduce

Maths – fractions of amounts

English – writing a debating argument

Everyone

Are you up for the challenge?  Here's a few scavenger hunts for you!  When you finish post some photos on Twitter and tag us @ByronSchool

We have a new Unicef RRS article to learn about - click here to find out more.  Tell us what you've learnt on our Twitter Feed.

Mrs Cooper has set us all an art challenge for when we return to school - click on the image below to find out more.

Mr Seaward has set some DT challenges for the school.  If you are FS or KS1 he would like you to make a dancing puppet.  If you are in KS2 he would like you to follow some instructions to make an origami crane.  Click on the images below to find out more.

Looking after your well-being has never been more important.  What things could you do on this well being calendar that Mrs Kelly has shared with us?  Click on the image below to find out more.

We have a new Unicef RRS article to learn about - click here to find out more.  Tell us what you've learnt on our Twitter Feed.

Mr Gullett has set you all 3 scientific challenges - would you like to grow your own rainbow, make a bouncy egg or push the pepper?  Click here to take a go and then post some photos on Twitter and tag us @ByronSchool with the hashtag #ByronScience or ask your grown-ups to send us some photos - infantsbyron@thewestbrooktrust.org or juniorsbyron@thewestbrooktrust.org 

We have a new Unicef RRS article to learn about - click here to find out more.  Tell us what you've learnt on our Twitter Feed.

 

Don't forget to practice your times tables on TT Rockstars, challenge your friends and even your teacher!

One of the charities that we have supported as part of our Unicef RRS work is the Blue Dragon Children's Foundation.  As a thankyou they have put together a set of challenges from poetry to hip hop to juggling to origami that you can do together at home - click here for more information.

Are you up for the challenge?  Here's a scavenger hunt for you!  When you finish post some photos on Twitter and tag us @ByronSchool

The National Literacy Trust have launched a Family Zone web portal for parents to support them during this time. It has become a directory, collecting together many of the best free literacy resources for 0-12 year olds.

Science and Well-Being Daily Challenges for Primary Children - for younger ones, older ones and even some tips for parents and the parents of children with specific AEN.

Est-ce que tu parles français?  ¿Hablas español?  Sprichst du Deutsch?  Learn another language for free whilst you are at home - click here and ask a parent or carer to register. 

Would listening to Michael Morpurgo reading the Butterfly Lion make you want to read the rest of the story?  It made Mr Atkins want to!

Whatever period of history you are interested in there's always something horrible right HERE to enjoy #bwahahaha

Our friend Harold over at SCARF is writing a blogpost diary everyday packed with ideas of things you could do, especially good if you are feeling worried.  Pop over here to take a look.  He and we would love to hear about your ideas on our Twitter feed - @ ByronSchool & @CoramLifeEd

There are hundreds of free books and activities available on the Oxford Owl site, try some of them out!

Did you know that Joe Wicks is leading a new work out session every morning on his YouTube channel??  We're taking part in school!  Do them at home and Tweet us your photos using @Byron School in your Tweet for us to see here!  (You'll need a Twitter log-on.)

Full of energy?  Dance along to your favourite songs on GoNoodle

Open an account at World Book Online to learn about famous people, explore maps and different countries, venture into the world of animals and complete simple science projects for free.  Please follow the link here to start 

Fun curriculum resources to get you moving whilst you learn at BBC Super Movers.

Year R

Click on the links and pictures below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Practice reading real and nonsense words by playing Picnic on Pluto.

Watch this video to learn about an artist called Van Gogh.  Have a go at drawing your impression of something in your house or garden.

Watch this video to find out more about number bonds.  How many pairs of numbers can you find that make 10 or 20?

Practice your reading skills with these interactive stories.  Don’t forget to look out for the tricky words

Have a go of making a flick book to create a moving picture.  Click here.

Learn about Andy Warhol by reading the information and watching the video (click on his name) and have a go at creating your own Pop art.

What’s your favourite story? Watch these videos to explore different types of fiction.  Talk to your grown up about the best story you listened to or try drawing your favourite character.

Brush up your IT skills - learn about algorithms (instructions).  Have a go at saying or writing some instructions for someone else to follow.

Learn about the weather and the seasons.  What’s the weather like today? Try keeping a weather diary to see how the weather changes each day.

 

Practice your addition and subtraction skills by playing Karate Cats.

Be a Smalltown Superhero - practice ordering words to make sentences.  See if you can put in the correct punctuation.

Learn about the world with Pirate Bunnies.  Find out about seasons and explore the world.

Learn the actions for this song about a caterpillar.  What can you find out about caterpillars?

Learn about fruit and vegetables with Barnaby Bear.  How many different fruit and vegetables can you name? What can you find out about them?

Exploring the world of dinosaurs.  Become a scientist to learn about different dinosaurs and how they lived.

Do you put your socks on first or your shoes??  Show your grown up that you understand all about the order of your daily routine.  Activity works on a smartphone / tablet as well as on an Interactive Whiteboard.

Get active and learn about the importance of friendships by clicking here.

n school the children are enjoying "We're Going on a Bear Hunt!"

You can make your own puppets of the bear and family and use them to re-tell the story.

Practical activities to enjoy at home with your FS child.

Enjoy The Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle - Mrs Baptie loves it!

How many nursery rhymes and early songs do you know?  Which are your favourites?  Click here and then have fun performing them for the folks at home! 

Make a homemade shaker and make some music - see the links below

Shake and Stop sound clip (M4A)      Everybody... sound clip (M4A)      My Home Is Where I Eat My Tea sound clip (M4A)      My Home Is Where I Play With My Sister sound clip (M4A)

Some words you can blend together using Fred in your head (blending).  Some words you just have to learn.

Loads of reading and writing activities with simple 3 letter words (CVC words).

Read this recipe for tablespoon biscuits, make them with a grown up and then post the recipe on Twitter – don’t forget to include @ByronSchool.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is one of Mrs Langthorne's favourite stories!

Penguin Class can watch the live webcam of the penguins at Edinburgh Zoo!!  Wait - actually we can all watch the penguins, they're gorgeous!

Don't miss out on your phonics every morning - reading is the key to all learning!  Watch a Speed Sounds session here.

14 cheeky challenges you can do without leaving the house ... right here.

Get into the kitchen and make some delicious space star biscuits with this recipe - help your grown up work out what to do.

Complete the Ladybird Chilli Challenge, find everything you'll need by clicking here, here and here.

Click here to watch and listen to Michael Rosen perform We're going on a bear hunt on YouTube.com.

What are the three little pigs up to?  How many can you count?  Click here to count and here to practice your numerals.

Can you use your phonic knowledge to find more words that rhyme?  Click here to make rhyming strings.

 

Year 1 and 2

Click on the links and pictures below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Year 1 Maths Homework Mat

Year 2 Maths Homework Mat

Year 1 GPAS Homework Mat

Year 2 GPAS Homework Mat

KS1 - What do you know about the topic you were learning in school - illustrate these knights and castle key words.

KS1 Reading - Diary of a castle knight.

Year 1 Maths Homework Mat

Year 2 Maths Homework Mat

Year 1 Phonics - use your sounds for reading.  Activity pack and mat

Year 1 GPAS Homework Mat

Year 2 GPAS Homework Mat

Year 1 Writing - Common Exception Words

Year 2 Writing - Common Exception Words

KS1 Writing - Write a letter as a knight

KS1 Writing - Describe a gorgeous garden in the sunshine

Learn about the importance of self belief and managing your emotions.  Including some daily exercise with Supermovers!

Singing is fun, boosts confidence and helps learning in various subjects. We are going to sing with Gareth Malone. But before we start, we need to warm up!

Year 1 Maths homework mat

Year 2 Maths homework mat

Year 1 and 2 Create a 2D Shape chick

Year 1 Phonics - use your sounds for reading.  Activity pack and mat.

Year 1 Reading - The farmer grows an enormous turnip

Year 2 Reading - Paul the lucky octopus

Year 1 and 2 Adjective Alphabet

Year 1 and 2 Practicing Adjectives

Year 1 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling homework mat

Year 2 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling homework mat

KS1 Maths addition to 20.

KS1 Maths subtraction within 20.

KS1 Maths multiplication and division word problems.

Year 1 Maths Homework Mat.

Year 2 Maths Homework Mat.

KS1 Cautious Caterpillar Reading Comprehension - fiction.

KS1 Cautious Caterpillar Reading Comprehension - non fiction.

Can you read along with or perform the Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Sheffler.

Telling the Time - how accurate are you and ... did you remember to turn all your clocks forward??  Mrs Sullivan forgot to change the microwave!

Year 1 Phonics Booklet and Mat

Year 1 and 2 Three Little Princesses Reading Comprehension 

Alphabetical Order Castles & Knights 

Practice your cutting skills, make your own knight 

Interactive Phonics Games on Phonics Play  

Art Hub for Kids on YouTube

Click here and design your own shield

Don't miss out on your phonics every morning - reading is the key to all learning!  Watch a Speed Sounds session here.

High Frequency word handwriting practice

KS1 Create a Castle Challenge

Easter Themed Craft Baskets

Year 1 Common Exception Words Reading and Writing

Year 2 Common Exception Words Reading and Writing

Year 1, 1 more, 1 less maths mystery

Year 2, Spring Maths activity booklet

Try a Year 1 10 minute maths challenge here.

Year 1, practice your phonics here and then unscramble some super sentences here.

Try a Year 2 10 minute maths challenge here.

What do you know about castles?  Put your knowledge to the test with our reading comprehension here. 

Who loves chocolate cake?  Click here to enjoy Michael Rosen's poem about his mum's.  Talk to your parents / carers about   your favourite foodie treats.

 

Year 3 and 4

Click on the links and pictures below for exciting new learning opportunities.

Year 3 Maths – practice converting between pounds and pence

Year 3 Maths – following on from your conversion work, can you solve problems involving subtracting money?

Year 3 English – learn about features of recounts and then try writing your own.  You could write a recount of what you have done while you’ve been at home!

Year 4 Maths – practice dividing 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers.  Remember we need to share fairly when dividing numbers.

Year 4 Maths - now see if you can be an expert in dividing up to 4 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers.

Year 4 English - find out what coordinating conjunctions are and practice using them or write a recount like your year 3 friends (see above).

Year 3

Year 3 English – practice writing sentences, using key features correctly.

Year 3 English – meet Mildred Hubble from The Worst Witch and practice your reading skills.

Year 3 Science – learn about states of matter and how amazing water is!

Year 3 Music – learn about pulse and rhythm by clapping and using your body.

Year 4

Year 4 GPAS - use apostrophes for contractions (click on the picture below)

Year 4 Maths – learn how to use efficient addition and subtraction methods in order to solve problems involving 4 digit numbers.

Year 4 English – Jill Murphy wrote the series of books about the Worst Witch.  Practice your reading and prediction skills and enjoy on of her stories.

Year 4 Science – learn about states of matter and how amazing water is!

Year 4 Music – learn about pulse and rhythm by clapping and using your body.

Year 3 and 4 - this is your weekly Maths challenge – practice your problem solving skills!

Year 3 Music - learn about Melody and Pitch

Year 3 PHSE - why is teamwork important?  What team do you belong to?

Year 3 Reading - Please Mrs Butler, listen to and read the poem and then answer questions to prove your comprehension!

Year 4 Maths - what do you remember about rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000?

Year 4 Geography - Learn to Read Maps

Year 4 Music - Start singing, learn about Melody and Pitch with Bob Marley

Year 4 PHSE - learn about the importance and benefits of teamwork

Year 4 Reading - Using the poems Please Mrs Butler and Excuses by Allan Ahlberg, you will practise summarising. You will also give your opinion, using the text as evidence to support you. Finally, you will get creative and try writing another verse for one of the poems.

Year 3 and 4 - this is the Maths weekly challenge – practice your problem solving skills!

LKS2 Geography - Where does your food come from?  Map and labels.