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wb 13.7.20 What's happening this week?

We are all very very excited as it is the last week of term - whoo-hoo!

Image 460140: celebration balloons from Crestock Stock Photos


General links:

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/online-education  has online learning materials, developed by different services, which cover most aspects and subjects from across the curriculum.

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround Keep up to date with the news each day. These quizzes are also good fun https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/quizzes

 The celebrity supply teacher continues on CBBC - 9.25am. Daily 10 minute classes taught by a range of famous people from their own homes!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize A fantastic resource of videos, activities and ideas to keep you busy 🙂

Oak National Academy has lots of online lessons that are getting good feedback from parents 🙂

Keeping active:

The Lancashire School Games team are producing a P.E, school sport and physical activity resource pack for children. There is a weekly timetable of daily activities with four different themed activities to choose from - Move, Learn, challenge and Play Lancashire School Games Activity Timetable

Joe Wicks - the Body Coach  Are you still keeping fit and active?

Supermovers Great for moving and learning at the same time 🙂

https://www.gonoodle.com/ A fun way to keep active and improve coordination

Cosmic Kids Yoga For relaxation and mindfulness.


Puffin Festival of Big Dreams takes place from 8-14th June to celebrate Puffin's 80th anniversary - you can still access the resources.

If you need a giggle, try watching some poems performed by Michael Rosen His website has lots of videos you can watch.

David Walliams has been reading Bad Dad at 11 am everyday. Guaranteed to make you giggle! https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ . Catch up with other chapters here https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/

Trying to find something to read? Here is a recommended list of the top 100 books to share from the World Book Day website

Storynory has audio books that are free to download and listen to. Choose a story, find some where comfy and relax... audible also has free stories at the moment.

YouTube Grammarsaurus channel - A fun way to learn grammar


Extra maths activities provided by the Lancashire Maths Team The Lancashire consultants team now have a YouTube channel with  videos of ideas for games and activities   LPDS YouTube channel


Feel like singing? Sing Up is a fantastic website with lots of songs for you to sing along to - there are various playlists - relaxing/soothing, empowering/inspiring, songs to get you moving - that you can choose from. Don't forget you can log on to YUMU - Charanga too.

 Art & Design links:

Visit Tate kids for some excellent art activities and to learn about all sorts of art and artists. This surreal-drawing activity looks fun.

Draw with children’s author and illustrator Rob Biddulph. Live sessions are at 10am on Tuesdays and Thursdays via Twitter. The videos are also available at http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob There are plenty to choose from now

Spring Half Term Fun

The Wildlife Trust Lancashire do an excellent job of looking after and nurturing many parts of our local environment. Try one of their fun activities at home 🙂

Sadly, theatres and music venues have had to close their doors for the time being. We thoroughly enjoyed watching this production of ‘The Midnight Gang’ by Chichester Festival Theatre  – free to watch online until 29th May. You can also watch a production of Beauty and the Beast available until 19th June.

“30 Days Wild” - The Wildlife Trust can help you to have a really wild month this June! Which random acts of Wildness will you do in June? Check out this resource 30 days wild and 30 days wild at home activities.

And one for the parents! https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/working-home Lots of tips for creating a calm and productive working space and ideas to help you connect with nature.

Fancy putting your dancing shoes on? If you haven’t had a go at the dance classes for kids by Strictly's Oti Mabuse then why not give one a whirl! Dance with Oti

Picture News - Made to help you make sense of the world around you. Lots of ideas for thoughtful discussion with your family 🙂     Picture News at Home 

Learning from Home Ideas     Picture News Prompt      Picture News Paper

VE Day Resources: Picture news resources Special Resource - VE Day 75th Anniversary 2020      VE Day 75th Anniversary Resource

Choose a VE day activity here