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Useful Resources

Government website links

This is a hugely comprehensive resource with a lot of websites which are generally paid for but are now available free.  The teachers will, at times, direct you to certain ones but we wanted to make them all available to you to look through.

Oak National Academy
A national initiative, financially supported by the government, produced by a collaboration of organisations with technological back up that schools alone could not access, providing a fantastic range of lessons for children of all ages.

BBC Bitesize

The BBC are releasing free resources and daily online lessons which are really useful.


Website links with Horn Park logins

These are the links the teachers are directing you to daily.

Times tables Rockstars (log in in pack)

Charana / Yumi


Additional websites

These are list of cross curriculum websites.

Twinkl are offering parents / carers free access for 1 month by Entering Code:  UKTWINKLHELPS

ICT games


Khan Academy
Interactive activities to support reading, writing and maths   

Sheppard Software
Website with information, games and quizzes on variety of subjects.
Test  your whole family's knowledge on the geography quizzes and see who is the capitals expert in your house.
Try the matching games with younger members of the family.
Have a go at some jigsaw puzzles.
Try out Monkey mayhem to sort out easily confused words.
You can even relax with some on line art.

Make sure you have a talk about not clicking on adverts which take you off the site.

First News
First News is a weekly newspaper aimed at 7 to 14-year-olds that aims to get kids talking about the news in an easy to understand and non-threatening way. Offering free issues for a limited time.

Time for Kids digital magazine
Free for rest of school year

Scholastic Resources for Families
Click on the Grades 3-5 Daily Reading Quests and scroll down to TrueFlix for videos and related on-line books on variety of topics
Click on the Grades 6-9 Daily Reading Quests and scroll down to ScienceFlix for videos and reading on science topics

Phonics Play During Covid-19 free login, username: march20 password: home


Reading and stories

Amazon have cancelled  the subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link:

Love Reading 4 Kids

For those David Walliams fans out there, there will be a free audio version of some of his shorter stories at 11am each day. Go to to listen.

Oliver Jeffers reading stories on-line

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside illustrations.

Book Trust
Classic children's stories including Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd to Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson as well as newer ones.

Audio stories including fairytales, myths, classic stories and original stories

Famous authors discussing how they wrote their stories and setting small story writing tasks

World Book Day - World of Stories

Michael Rosen videos

World e Book
Click here

Listen to the world’s best poetry read aloud

British Library

National Theatre
Online Theatre Shows


See also attachments below

White Rose Maths
12 week programme of lessons for summer term working with BBC Bitesize.

Activities focussed on problem solving developed by the University of Cambridge

Cool Maths
Games to support Maths learning and skills


Science Fun
Ask an adult before trying experiments!

National Geographic Kids



Switch Zoo

Planets for Kids

see also attachment below with website links

Duolingo click here
Plenty of time to learn a language. Try out the French and see how much you can remember from your French lessons at school.
Do some practice every day and build up your fluency.


Barefoot Computing
Free home learning page with easy activities, fun ‘mini missions’ and interactive online games which involve Computational Thinking skills with or without a computer. No need for logins.

Program your own interactive story, game and animation

Code Kingdoms
Subscription website. Learn to code using popular games

Cooking with kids


BBC Good Food