Home Learning Plan

We have a number of online learning platforms that we use in school. During this period of home learning we will be making use of these to support the children in their learning you can find out which platform to use for each task on the home learning plans below.




Explaining Coronavirus to children

A free information book explaining the coronavirus, illustrated by Axel Scheffler has been released find more information here     


Nursery (Mrs Bynoe)


Nursery Home Learning Additional Resources


Reception (Mrs Kendal and Miss Voakes)


Year 1 & 2 (Miss Voakes, Miss Robson, Mrs Kay and Mrs Li)


Year 3 & 4 (Miss Atkinson, Mrs Smithson & Mrs Homburg)


Year 5 & 6 (Mr Mould, Mr Morland & Mr Harrison)

Year 7 Transition Support

Please see below a list of the support currently being offered by local secondary schools to facilitate a smooth transition from Year 6 to Year 7. We understand that transition to secondary school will look very different this year, therefore if you or your children have any questions or worries then please do not hesitate to contact us. Please call or email our school office and they will put you in touch with Mr Harrison, our Key Stage 2 lead, and he will be more than happy to help you from there. Alternatively, please message your child’s class teacher on Seesaw.


King James’s School

Currently filming a Virtual Tour and Introduction to Y7

King James’s staff to visit Grove Road

Transition page available on school website:


Rossett Secondary School  

Awaiting information
Harrogate High School

Information packs distributed to families (from Harrogate High School)

Transition passports
Harrogate Grammar School

Welcome video available:


“Virtual Transition Day” on Wednesday 8th July

Information Evening for Parents on Wednesday 8th July

Formal induction day on Tuesday 8th September
Outwood Academy Ripon Transition website available (includes virtual tour, head teacher’s welcome, meet your teachers and much more): https://sites.google.com/ripon.outwood.com/oaripon/home
St Aidan’s CofE High School

Information packs distributed to families (from St Aidan’s CofE School

Telephone conversation invitations send via email

Regular email bulletins sent to families

Transition question and answer email address: transition@staidans.co.uk
St John Fisher Catholic High School Awaiting information


Useful Websites

Kahn Academy 

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.


Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).



Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.


Creative computer programming


Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.


Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science

Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This

Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course

You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.


All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

Woodland Trust Activities

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council

Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age

Geography Games

Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent

Good, free art activities linked to from this Facebook page

Red Ted Art

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater

Educational online games

DK Find Out

Activities and quizzes


This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

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