NEW -Art Exhibition - A video has been created showing a tour of the Youth Open exhibition, which can be viewed via this link:
Watch the video and evaluate the art work- how does it make you feel? What pieces do you like and why? Use the art work in the exhibition to inspire you to create your own art exhibition. If you are happy for us to share your art send them to Ashurst twitter and we will share them to make our own Ashurst Art Exhibition online.
Can you spot your work in the collection?
Please use the following link to support learning at home.
Reading Plus - https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login - Year 6 only
Spag. com - English https://www.spag.com/
Times Table Rockstars Maths https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student
Subscription sites offering free access:
Below are some of the educational websites who are kindly offering free access during any School Closures. This is an option for those children and parents who wish to keep educating at home. These websites are not only educational but lots of fun and a good way to keep busy. These sites normally charge a lot of money and we appreciate their generosity allowing learning to continue during this time.
Twinkl (all areas, all ages) -
Twinkl is offering every teacher in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. We’re also extending this to every parent and carer in your school so your pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
White Rose (Specific maths, all areas, all ages)
White Rose maths is preparing packages for parents to use at home including video tutorials and access to premium content.
The first lot of resources will be released week beginning 16th March 2020
Purple Mash (all areas, all ages)
How Purple Mash can support home learning
Unlimited pupil logins allows teachers to:
Set work remotely
Assess children’s work and provide feedback
Cloud-based, Purple Mash can be accessed, anywhere, at anytime, on any device.
Access to 1000s of cross-curricular resources.
Fully mapped curriculum and schemes of work.
Access anywhere, anytime, on any device.
Over 100 books in the ever-growing library.
Ability to adjust text size, background colour and font options
Emile Education (all areas, all ages)
is a multi-award winning app and online program that covers the UK national primary curriculum for numeracy and SPaG with some phonics thrown in. The content is suitable for 4-12 year olds.
It is has a smart system that determines the player’s ability (via a Rating Game) and then allows them to play games and compete at their own level.
Teachers can track progress and assign specific games or questions.
Emile makes use of the latest games-based learning approaches and engages students so that they answer thousands of questions.
Emile works seamlessly on mobiles, tablets, laptops and computers.
Other useful sites:
The Youth Sport Trust have produced some great resources that you can use to keep youngsters active during the school closures.
These fun and engaging activities can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLX9GnyQdxaf5NUXnlP-PCQ4ssc2tjnRUr
Joe Wicks 'The Bodycoach' is running daily workouts at 9am from Monday on his YouTube Channel 'The Boyd Coach TV'.
TTS Packs (all ages, all areas)
TTS are offering downloadbale packs for chidlren to work on online or print off if needed (see documents opposite)
Teach Starter (All areas, all ages all learning packs)
Classroom Secrets (All areas and learning packs)
Maths Shed (Maths, all ages)
Literacy Shed (English, all ages)
Pick a Tale (Stories, all ages)
Deepening Understanding (All areas, all ages)
Top Marks Maths (Maths games, all ages, all years)
Read Theory (Comprehension, all years)
My Mini Maths (Maths games all years)
Tynker (Computer coding, 5+)
123 Home School (All areas, all ages)
3P Learning (All core subjects, all ages)
Maths Score (Maths Facts, all ages)
Active History (History, all ages)
All Kids Network (all areas, all ages)
Master the Curriculum (Maths, all ages)
Bamboo Education (Alexa skills, all ages)
Bark (Online safety, all ages)
Bedtime Maths (Maths, all ages)
Beeline Reader (Reading, all ages)
Big History Project (History, all ages)
Book Creator (Creative writing, all ages)
Brave Writer (Writing, all ages)
Classroom Cereal (Grammar, all ages)
Classroom Secrets (all areas, all ages)
Common Lit (Reading, all ages)
Conjuguemos (MFL, Juniors)
Dream Box learning (Maths, all ages)
Dream Scape (Reading, all ages)
Duolingo (MFL, all ages)
Dyslexia Academy (Dyslexia support, all ages)
Edhelper (Maths workbooks, all ages)
Epic (Reading, all ages)
Everyday Earth (Geography, all ages)
Fluency Matters (Maths, all ages)
Geopolaris (Geography, all ages)
Khan Academy (all areas, infants)
Little Twisters (Yoga, all ages)
Brainbox games (All areas, all ages)
Mindful Poetry (Poetry, all ages)
Mystery Science (Science, all ages)
Num Bots (Maths games, all ages)
Phet (Science, all ages)
Phonics Hero (Phonics, infants)
Prodigy (Maths games, all ages)
Read Works (Comprehension, all ages)
Scholastic (Learning packs, all ages)
Spelling City (Spelling, all ages)
Story board (Story Creation, all ages)
Stories online (Stories, all ages)
The Good and the Beautiful (all areas, all ages)
Unit for Literacy (Comprehension, all ages)
Writing Legends (Writing, all ages)
Wonderopolis (all areas, all ages)
Reading Plus (Reading, all years)
UKMT maths challenge (past papers, upper KS2)
Silly School Trips (Writing competition, 5-7 years)
Oxford Owls (all areas, all ages)
APPS for Tablets and Phones:
We have also attached a document with some great education APPS for you to upload on devices at home. The price (most are free), suitability and subjects are in the table along side them.
Online Safety - supporting Parents during home learning:
Please be extra vigilant when children are using devices and online content at home, please see our advice on E Safety under Parent Zone.
Please use the link below which provides a presentation for parents about online safety.
What you will learn:
- About 'Risks'
Please find below the URL you need to visit.