Home Learning – FAIRMEAD SCHOOL
FAIRMEAD SCHOOL

Home Learning

We have setup this page for you to find learning resources to allow your child/children to continue their learning from home.

Parents and carers: if you are anxious that your child may fall behind with their learning while others of you may be struggling to support the learning you have been sent within your home environment, in these exceptional times, I would just like to take this chance to reassure you that really good learning for our young people happens in all sorts of ways. Please take this time to explore opportunities presented by the home environment.

For example, why not try cooking with your child/young person, or teaching them how to carry out typical household chores such as cleaning, washing up, washing clothes? There are also lots of fun games that build social skills such as Monopoly, Uno, Frustration (the list is endless). Making telephone enquiries and putting together internet orders (eg weekly shopping through Tescos) really support young people in building skills for life. Basically, get them practising the things that will make them more independent and sociable in the future. Try to build some good routines for this so that young people don’t slip into spending too much time online/ gaming or developing poor sleep habits.

Amazon online books and audio books for free

Amazon, have suspended all subscription fees and are offering free online and audio books to all children during the coronavirus outbreak. They are available for all ages.

The audio books include many classic titles in the free collection; ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’, ‘Timeless Tales of Beatrix Potter’ and ‘White Fang’. No doubt the many titles to choose from will keep the little ones entertained for hours on end.

All stories are free to steam on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following the link: https://stories.audible.com/discovery

STEM Home Learning Colouring Book

Selection of different areoplanes and helicopters for colouring.

STEM at Home – Colouring Book_volume-1

The Book of Hopes – dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals

Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators.

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/9-12/book-hopes/

Maths for parents

Maths for Parents

Harry Potter at home hub

A free online collection of child-friendly activities, videos, puzzles, illustrations, quizzes, creative ideas, articles and much more, that will help you bring the magic of the wizarding world into your home at this difficult time – as well as keep you all occupied for hours on end!

http://WizardingWorld.com

The Lego 30 day challenge

Different instructions for everyday – get creative!

30 day lego challenge

BBC Bitesize

Find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

The World of David Walliams

Watch and listen to audiobook and video clips from some of David Walliams’ best-selling children’s books

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

PE with Joe Wicks

Join Joe Wicks for a workout every morning at 9am

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv

Yoga with Cosmic Kids

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

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