Supporting Home Learning

Below you will find some useful links and resources to support home learning…from fun games to family activities.

Playing 10-1

Other dice and card games and instructions can be downloaded here.

Online games and websites

We have also put together the following guide to help you find appropriate resources to assist your child in making use of the world wide web (The downloadable pdf here has clickable links).

Oxford Owl have a youtube channel, full of ideas that may support home learning. Please click here

Family Maths Toolkit

The Family Maths Toolkit is full of ideas to help parents, families and children aged 13 and under enjoy everyday maths activities together. Accessible here:  https://www.familymathstoolkit.org.uk/

Supporting Science,Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at Home

STEM is a growing part of every day life and developing skills in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Maths are a vital part of learning to succeed in the modern world. We use many of these skills at home, school and work without recognising what we do.

Having fun with these at home can reinforce skills taught at school and help children make real world links.

I am a Scientist – Practical activities for home.

I am a Mathmatician – Fun ways to support learning at home

I am an Engineer – Fun ideas to support learning at home

Adult Literacy and Numeracy

It is important to recognise that not everyone is confident in literacy, numeracy and digital skills. With that in mind we have put together the following, free, resources and websites that can support adult learning:

National Numeracy Challenge 

This handy website is free to register, it will ask you some questions to understand your current numeracy level and then build your skills from there using real life examples. (Click image above).

BBC Skillwise

BBC Skillwise is a tried and tested resource that can help improve adult literacy and numeracy.

Duke of York iDEA

iDEA is a programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free. Through our series of online challenges and events, you can win career and life enhancing badges, unlock new opportunities and, ultimately, gain industry recognised awards that help you stand out from the crowd. iDEA is about lifelong learning, for anyone who wants to develop their skills.

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