Barnsole Primary School

Barnsole Primary School

Home Learning Page

Learning from home can feel like a daunting prospect so we have collated some resources, links and websites that might help you to have fun whilst you learn. All of these links are currently offering free resources, however some may ask you to pay a fee to subscribe for extra content - we don't recommend this as there is more than enough available for free - Enjoy!


An example of a good timetable to get you started can be found here

Don't forget if you need support from your teachers, you can email them using the email addresses below:


White Rose Maths 

Offering Maths lessons for all year groups 


Cbeebies Numberblocks

Games, videos and quizzes to help with learning numbers and basic Maths


Times Tables Rock Stars

All pupils already have a log in - If you have forgotten yours, email the appropriate year group and your teacher can send it back


Maths for Mums and Dads

Explains some of the milestones children make between ages of 3 & 11



A range of maths games, problems and articles on all areas off Maths. KS1 children should choose "stage 1" and KS2 children schould choose "stage 2"


Maths Dictionary

Hundreds of free downloadable Maths charts and dictionaries for children


BBC Bitesize for KS1 

BBC Bitesize for KS2

Lots of interactive games and learning videos to help with Maths 


I Love Maths Games

Lots of games and Puzzles


Maths is Fun

Games, Puzzles worksheets and tips


Maths Zone

Lots of different Maths games that can be played on tablets or phones too


The Maths Factor

Fun games and interactive quizzes hosted by Carol Vordaman - currently free while schools are closed


Science and Nature 


Online science activities 


Science Bob

A website full of science activities that you can do from home (Don't forget to write down your predictions and conclusions. We would love to see your photos on twitter too!)



A fun activity sheet to help you identify some of the birds you can see outside of your window


Woodland Trust 

Nature activities you can do during self-isolation 


Edinburgh Zoo

Can't leave the house? Why not check in on the animals at Edinburgh Zoo with these hidden cameras instead - there are pandas, penguins, tigers and koalas to check in on!

Mixed Subjects


A website offering free resources for a wide variety of subjects. You will need to use the access code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS to access for free. 



Worksheets, ebooks and study guides for maths and english


Natasha Lamb YouTube

Fancy something a little different - this YouTube account is offering free British Sign Language Lessons


Virtual Museum Tours

This article lists the museums you can take virtual tours round and provides you with the links - a world of possibilities awaits! 


BBC Supermovers 

Interactive videos that support Maths, English, PHSE and PE


Premier League Primary Stars

Videos and activities to support Maths, Literacy, PHSE and PE 


BBC Newsround 

Keeping children up to date with news from around the world


Oxford Owl 

Free activities for learning Maths and English 


Top Marks

Wide range of games and interactive activities for most subjects 


Spread the Happiness

A free fun activity sheet that lists 100 things you can do indoors 


ICT Games

Free educational games aimed at children aged 5-8


Network Rail

Safety on the Railways taught through worksheets and quizzes 


Kent's Children's University

A range of resources for learning variety of subjects at home 


Can you beat the list?

A fun worksheet for you to try out and go back to over the isolation period to see whether you have beat your last score


Radio Blogging 

Daily interactive literacy blogs at 9:30 each morning 


World of David Walliams 

Free audio story from David Walliams every day (until at least the middle of April) 


Literacy Shed

Free lessons and resources for teaching literacy



Daily free writing activities



Audible have made several of their books free whilst the schools are closed


Book Reviews

Our Staff have been making their own book reviews and we have saved them to inspire you!



Phonics Play

Free games and activities to learn phonics. To help Parents they have set up a username and password to allow you free access to the resources.

Username: march20

Password: home 


Letters and Sounds

Free resources to support the learning of letters, sound and phonics 


Cbeebies Alphablocks

Phonics related videos, games and quizzes  


Get Creative

Lego Challenge 

Why not try a lego challenge - 30 days of ideas to create from your lego


Physical Education

Joe Wicks YouTube

Joe Wicks, the Body Coach, is hosting a free PE lesson on his YouTube account everyday at 9am - a perfect way to start the day!


Cosmic Yoga YouTube

Yoga activities designed especially for children 


Go Noodle YouTube

"Brainercise" excercises, dancing and strength videos


The Right Step Dance Company

A number of active challenges to try with your family


Speech and Language Support

Speech and Language 

To support your children's speech, language and communication needs, the speech and Language team have set up a new Parent Portal to help. This will provide free advice, information, activities and resources.

Emotional Support 

Below are links to support documents from ELSA that may help children to understand and express the changes in their worlds right now:

Calming Down and Self-Soothing Techniques 

Discussing feelings

We are at home right now

Social contact

School is closing



Mindheart COVIBOOK 

A multilingual book to support children understanding COVID-19


Dave the Dog 

A book about coronavirus that the youngest children can understand



Support for Adults that might be struggling with COVID-19 anxiety



Some ebooks available on loan to help children who are struggling with anxiety


We have our own YouTube channel now - there will be bedtime stories and lots more!  Click here to check it out!

Our friends at Maritime Academy Trust have collated online resources from schools across Greenwich and Medway to provide a platform for parents, carers and children alike to access the best home learning resources all in one place, during this period of disruption. Check out the fantastic site here: