Distance Learning provision has been designed to support pupils at Alexandra Junior School, who have been impacted by COVID-19 during the 2020/2021 Academic Year and have to be absent from school.
We have designed a 10 day key skills time table for each year group, to enable your child to access important learning quickly, during a short term isolation period. Please see the remote learning tab for more details on what to do if your child requires remote learning.
On this page you will also see our website recommendations for additional home learning if your child has completed the work set by the teacher or you would like more homework.
Speak Up Space are now offering support to ALL young people up to the age of 18 living in Staffordshire during the school day. You can talk to us about anything that’s important to you and we can listen, offer coping strategies, resources or signpost you to other services.
StarLine is a new and updated service available to parents and carers of pupils from all schools nationwide. It offers free, confidential advice is available six days a week by phoning the StarLine team on 0330 313 9162.
Access to maths activites that will get your child up and moving at the same time as learning and practising maths skills.
Use your TT Rock Stars log in to access this resource, a highly engaging platform for learning to add and subtract.
Prodigy delivers a unique learning experience through an interactive math game where success depends on correctly answering skill-building maths questions.
Unlock your child’s maths confidence with Carol Vorderman’s maths site for 4-11 year olds. Kids can watch her maths videos, play games and practise.
With over 350 topics from Reception to Year 6, our step-by-step explanations include examples and sample questions from the DoodleMaths app, making them a fantastic way to revise or support your child in any areas they’re finding challenging.
English – Reading and Writing
Recently confirmed as an approved resource for home learning by the Department for Education, authorfy.com has more than 800 videos with 100+ authors (including creative writing challenges, book readings and more), and you can access everything in less than 60 seconds
The World of David Walliams is releasing an audio story from The World’s Worst Children every day for the next 30 days.
MyON reader personalizes reading for students by recommending books based on their interests, reading level, and ratings of books they’ve read
Image prompts to use at home that can be used to teach reading skills, prompt creative writing and more!
For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, 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.
Introducing the School of Stoke City. Activity packs to keep Junior Potters entertained. Each ‘lesson’ will be Stoke City themed with the chance of winning a squad signed shirt.
Mystery Science are offering free short science lessons in the form of videos to get your child thinking scientifically and enjoying science at home. They also offer free printable worksheets that you can do with your child too.
Over 80 “Do try this at home!” experiments featuring Marvin and Milo, the IOP’s intrepid cat and dog team.
This bi-weekly show from the producers of Crash Course is all about science for kids. We’ll look at Earth, Habitats, Space, Chemical Reactions, Engineering, and much much more with host Sabrina Cruz. So, join them every Tuesday and Thursday for new uploads.
Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 inute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will be spending more time online at home.
Websites covering various subjects
Mathematics, English, Science and more! A comprehensive program of online educational activities for students aged 4 to 12, mapped to the curriculum.
Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.
Visit DK Find Out! to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries at DKFindOut.com.
Kiddle is a child friendly search engine by google. A great place to find out about particular topics whilst staying safe online.
The Children’s University of Manchester has been designed to support KS2 (7-11
They’ve collected together all of their favourite educational, inspiring and fun websites for primary school children into one place, so you can concentrate on what’s important right now.
Starters for STEM are ten activities that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills. These activities are easy-to-resource and provide children with the stimulus to talk about the world around them.
Short, award-winning animated videos about ideas and research that spark the curiosity of learners everywhere
You can learn anything. Expert-created content and resources for every course and level. Always free.
Educational videos for curious kids of all ages, a free resource for parents. Science, art, nature, animals, & more.
School closure learning links interactive PDFs that are perfect for parents to use to help children to continue learning at home.
Use code UKTWINKLHELPS for free parent login
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.
Science, Geography and Design Technology
Free resources for ages 4 to 11, Key Stages 1 and 2 (KS1 & KS2)
Science, engineering and computing activities to try at home. Join Dr Chip live at 10am each day for a new idea.
The resources cover the key learning areas of English, Maths and Science, along with some additional craft and mindfulness activities – all for free!
Fun Brain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (maths, grammar, science, spelling, history)
There’s so many amazing videos on Youtube to check out! If your child loves dancing, check out Zumba Kids tutorials.
Support your children’s health and wellbeing at home with FREE and easy activities.
A media platform that gets kids moving to be their smartest, strongest, bravest, silliest, bestest selves. GoNoodle is one of the fastest adopted tech resources connecting movement, mindfulness and learning.
School Games Organisers have been tasked with creating virtual competitions and a programme of ideas to assist with keeping your students active each week. Help our school to be number one!
From Monday 23rd March, Joe Wicks will be posting daily PE lesson style workout routines – perfect to keep your children active! Posting every day at 9am. There’s workouts for kids and adults on this Youtube channel!
Youth Sports Trust are compiling resources to use at home to support you and your children to stay active during this time. These resources will be updated regularly.
The ONLY growth mind set podcast for children. It teaches about persisting through challenges, believing in yourself, learning from your mistakes — and much more!
To support your child and promote the importance of mental wellbeing they’ve created this collection of resources for use with both primary and secondary students.
Other things to do at home
If using websites that refer to US grades, use the table below to help you to see which grade to use for your child’s learning.