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Below are some websites that can help with home learning:

Usborne Play and Learn at Home

 

Usborne is launching Play and Learn at Home, a digital campaign to keep children stimulated during the lockdown, alongside reducing all its e-books to 99p across all platforms until the end of April.

https://www.thebookseller.com/news/usborne-launches-play-and-learn-home-digital-hub-1198269

 

Seven Stories and Anderson Press

 

Andersen Press has partnered with Seven Stories to provide weekly virtual story times free of charge throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.thebookseller.com/news/andersen-press-partner-seven-stories-virtual-storytimes-1197740

 

BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine

 

BBC Arts has launched Culture in Quarantine, a virtual arts festival “rooted in the experience of national lockdown”, with highlights including "The Big Book Weekend", a puppet show from Margaret Atwood for Front Row Late, Bac Beatbox Academy’s hit show Frankenstein and classic Shakespeare with the RSC.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/culture-in-quarantine

 

Artists share their ideas for activities

 

Artists including Sir Antony Gormley, Grayson Perry and Jeremy Deller have shared ideas for activities during the coronavirus lockdown.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-52107276

 

Authors and Illustrators online readings

 

Authors and illustrators running online readings and activity sessions.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/mar/26/one-big-virtual-love-in-how-childrens-book-authors-are-creating-online-sanctuaries

  

Minecraft ideas

 

Minecraft offers free lessons to children.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52017873

 

Some more Year 2 Home Learning Websites

Here you will find a list of lots of home learning websites offering free trials or free access:

 

Scholastic Learn at Home-https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

National Geographic Kids - https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

ABC YA - https://www.abcya.com/

Fun Brain - https://www.funbrain.com/

Starfall - https://www.starfall.com/h/

Highlight Kids - https://www.highlightskids.com/

Storyline Online - https://www.storylineonline.net/

Brain Pop- https://go.brainpop.com/COVID19?utm_source=covidhub&utm_medium=hero&utm_campaign=coronavirus&utm_content=free-access

Vooks- https://www.vooks.com/

Phonics hero - https://www.phonicshero.com/

Switcheroo zoo - https://www.switchzoo.com/

Phonics Play - https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Kids Discover - https://www.kidsdiscover.com/

GoNoodle - https://www.gonoodle.com/

Twinkl  - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

Classroom Secrets - https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/

White Rose Maths  - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Get Epic  - https://www.getepic.com/learn/freeremotestudentaccess/

Top Marks - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

BBC Bitesize - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

TYMTR - https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

Oxford Owl - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

British Council - https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/

ICT Games - http://www.ictgames.com/

Poetry Zone - http://poetryzone.co.uk/

Book Trust - https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/#!?q=&sortOption=MostRecent&pageNo=1

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