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Whilst our school is closed due to the Coronavirus measures, we wanted to share with you the online resources we use in school or that have been shared with us. We’ve also added more information about what each site is about. Don’t forget, if you have found a useful resource which may help other children whilst the school is closed, please share it with us via our usual channels.

Website Title: What’s it about? Website address (URL): Category
Harry Potter at Home
Harry is working his magic with these free quizzes, spells and other resources!harrypotterathome.comLiteracy and Just for Fun
Accelerated reader Helps children to monitor their own reading progress http://ukhosted75.renlearn.co.uk/1896502/   Literacy
Lexia CORE Reading Literacy program that extends learning for children who are advanced and accelerates learning for students who struggle. http://www.martonprimary.co.uk/using-lexia-out-of-school/   Literacy
IDL Multi-sensory system which supports learners with dyslexia and other learning difficulties to increase their reading and spelling ages. https://app.idlsgroup.com/#/login   Literacy
Teach Your Monster To Read Phonics game helping children to read. Children create a monster and take it on a magical journey. https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ Literacy
Read Alouds – from We Are Teachers Virtual read alouds and audio books from selected children’s authors https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/ Literacy
Audible Audio book site – free whilst schools are closed from Coronavirus https://stories.audible.com/start-listen Literacy
David Walliams Reads a free story every day https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ Literacy
Get Blackpool Reading
Community-driven campaign led by the National Literacy Trust in partnership with Blackpool Council and the Blackpool Opportunity Area. Check out their new Facebook page now!https://facebook.com/Get-Blackpool-Reading-107385037575312/Literacy
MyMaths Interactive resource that is easy to use alongside any other maths resources to consolidate learning https://www.mymaths.co.uk/ Numeracy
CoolMathGames Lots of puzzles and games to boost numeracy https://www.coolmathgames.com/ Numeracy
TTRockstars Carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. Also adds a fun, competitive element for children. https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student Numeracy
Maths with Carol Vorderman Learn maths with Carol – supporting childrens’ continued learning at home for the duration of the UK Schools closure period https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Numeracy
White Rose MathsFree maths lessons for all year groupshttps://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/Numeracy
French resources
A variety of YouTube Kids resources, including film and music‘french’
https://www.youtubekids.com/search?q=french&hl=en-GB

‘francais’
https://www.youtubekids.com/search?q=francais&hl=en-GB

‘francais pour les petits’
https://www.youtubekids.com/search?q=francais+pour+les+petit&hl=en-GB
MFL
Sumdog
Personalised maths & spelling practice that pupils love. Parents can currently sign up for a free account. Once that’s done, you can then then add your child as a user which gives them their own log onhttps://www.sumdog.com/parent/sign_upHome Learning
Alliance for Learning
Part of our Academy Trust, The Alliance for Learning Teaching School is a partnership of primary and secondary schools, colleges, universities and organisations from across the North-West, who share their knowledge, skills, expertise and experience to achieve a common goal of continuous educational improvementhttp://allianceforlearning.co.uk/coronavirus-home-learning-resources/ Home Learning
Crest Awards
Free CREST project resources and challenge packs incorporate a range of science activities and experiments ranging across numerous themes to suit varying skills and age groups.https://library.crestawards.org/ Home Learning
Stem LearningOpen-access science, technology, engineering and mathematics resources for teachers, parents and carers to support home learninghttps://www.stem.org.uk/news-and-views/news/free-home-learning-resources-stem-learning Home Learning
Premier League Primary StarsPremier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skillshttps://plprimarystars.com/news/home-learning-activities-school-closures Home Learning
MPAN
Really useful document from the ‘Resilience Revolution’http://www.martonprimary.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Resilience-Revolution-Making-resilient-moves-as-a-family-issue-2-27.03.20.pdfHome Learning
Twinkl Lots of learning resources for a variety of subject – free whilst schools are closed from Coronavirus https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer Home Learning
CBeebies Fun and learning games for younger children https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies Home Learning
Bitesize Learning help, resources and quizzes https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/zvbc87h Home Learning
Topmarks Inspirational web resource for online learning with engaging games and activities https://www.topmarks.co.uk/parents/ Home Learning
One Day! Free lessons for parents http://www.martonprimary.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Free-online-creative-content.pdf Home Learning
Teaching Packs Free resources for home learning     YouTube Learning channels https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-home-learning-pack

https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/50-youtube-channels-for-home-learning/
Home Learning
Skint Dad Media Celebrities offering free daily learning activities whilst schools are closed https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2773587906094914&id=419558168164578 Home Learning
The Philosophy ManLots of resources to get kids thinking and talking with their parent. The resources will change every Friday. Includes games, questions, stories, riddles.www.thephilosophyman.com/brainsqueezersHome Learning
Safeguarding Network
Established in 2017, the founding team behind Safeguarding Network are John Woodhouse & Andrew Martin. Two social workers, who have over 40 years combined experience in working with children and young people. The site provides key safeguarding information and resources.https://safeguarding.network/covid-19/ Child Safety
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command Helps keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online ttps://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ Child Safety
Gooseberry Planet Parents Lots of useful internet safety tips and advice https://gooseberryplanet.com/parents/ Child Safety
Childline Advice and online counselling service for children and young people up to 19 https://www.childline.org.uk/ Child Safety
Mindfulness Meditation for Kids Meditation Channel and app for kids https://youtu.be/Bk_qU7l-fcU Just for Fun
Newsround Spread some joy by painting a rainbow https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51953553 Just for Fun
Edinburgh Zoo Watch animals at Edinburgh Zoo live https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/ Just for Fun
Sky View app Get your child Stargazing on their device https://www.facebook.com/MartonPrimary/posts/275957925080457   Just for Fun
Country Living Watch animal live webcams across the globe https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/countryside/g31784857/live-animal-webcam-zoo/ Just for Fun
The Independent Go on a virtual trip with your child! https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/virtual-travel-experiences-vr-museums-galleries-national-parks-coronavirus-lockdown-a9409776.html Just for Fun
Covid-19 Blackpool & Fylde Support GroupFILMEDONSTAGE.COM
Free musicals and plays you can now stream during the Coronavirus outbreak [UPDATING DAILY]
https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackpoolfyldesupportgroup/permalink/1306855992848325/Just for Fun