Real Writing

Real Writing  – Writing Catch-Up Resources have been shared by Plazoon. The resource packs launch officially in September but are also available over the summer for anyone running catch-up programmes.  See the following, from an e-mail that arrived today:...

Virtual Summer Camp

Virtual Summer Camp is being provided by Wide Open School, a consortium of educational parties working together. It will comprise of educational experiences and fun activities for the summer. There are new themes being introduced every week. “We hope that Wide Open...

Daily Writing Videos

Daily Writing Videos are currently being shared by Litfilmfest as part of its home learning provision. The videos are designed to give isolated learners a visual means of engagement in a writing activity each day. There are talks with special guests with independent...

My Twist on a Tale

My Twist on a Tale is a new writing competition being launched by Pearson for September the 8th ( International Literacy Day). Whether children are in school, or at home, this is a great competition for them to take part in.     The following text has been...

Science – Food and Forces for Ages 8 and Up

Food and Forces for Ages 8 and Up is a free e-book, as well as video in chapters (see below).  The chapters are all put together in the video but they could easily be split up for watching and discussing. Any of the chapters could be used as a springboard into several...

Interactive Spelling Games

Interactive spelling games could be fun to play at home, either now whilst in Lockdown, or during the summer holiday. “A great way to build the foundation skills that today’s elementary school curriculum requires. These learning games and songs are fun. These...