Useful Links

 Home Learning Links (updated 6.1.21 - main links in red)

PARENT SUPPORT

Government guidance 'Supporting your children's education during coronavirus' and 'Keep children safe online'

BEAM is an emotional health and well-being service for children and young people across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Although its drop-in sessions are currently closed, they are running a telephone support service.

GENERAL CURRICULUM LINKS (sites that cover a range of subjects)

Purple Mash many activities across the curriculum including coding (teachers may set '2Dos'for children to try which they can hand in for feedback)

The Oak National Academy  this is a government online learning school with lessons in key areas of learning for children from Reception to Year 10.

BBC Bitesize Primary UPDATE - From Monday 20th April, BBC is launching its home learning programme. Also available on iplayer and BBC 4. Their normal content involves activities for primary school children (KS1 and 2) covering English and Literacy, Maths and Science

BBC Schools ages 4-11 Learning resources from the BBC

Curriculum Visions excellent resources to support learning across the curriculum

PlanBee have a range of free home learning activities to try

Primary Games Arena has a good range of online games for curriculum areas

Shrewsbury Town in the Community has maths and English activities for home learning

TedEd has a great range of video clips aimed at children to feed curious minds - filter to elementary/primary to find age appropriate clips. You could also look at The Kid Should See This for more fascinating clips.

TES have free resources to view or print out for home learning

Topmarks free interactive learning activities across the curriculum

Twinkl wide range of activities to print out across the curriculum (free to register with increased access for paid subscriptions - currently offering free full access to everyone via code UKTWINKLHELPS )

ENGLISH (phonics, reading, spelling, writing)

Watch daily online phonics sessions for Reception and Year 1 children at https://www.wandleenglishhub.org.uk/lettersandsounds These have been developed by the government through one of the National English Hubs and follow our phonics programme of Letters and Sounds.

Accelerated Reader - email your class teacher who will send you the class link on request

Book Trust - many links to help you enjoy stories together at home, including links to authors and illustrators.

The Book of Hopes is a free online collection of short stories, extracts and poems collated to help children (and adults) at this time of global uncertainty. Hosted by the National Literacy Trust.

Empathy Lab aims to promote and develop empathy through children's literature. There are good ideas you might want to try out at home through their family activities. They publish a Read for Empathy guide each year with recommended books for children. 

Letters and Sounds resources and games  for phonics

Oxford Owl at Home a library of ebooks to read with activities to check comprehension (free to register)

Pathways to Write (our literacy scheme) have produced these home learning packs for writing (click on year group to download): Reception, Year1,  Year2, Year3, Year4, Year5 and Year6. They also have home learning packs for spelling and phonics (click on year group to download): Reception, Year1, Year2, Year 3/4 and Year 5/6.

Spelling Shed   Access this week's spelling quizzes (use Chrome or Safari) 

Storyline Online has many stories to watch, all read by actors with a teacher guide to explore the story more.

The World of David Walliams also has stories to listen to. Well worth a look!

MATHS

NumberGym Mental Maths Challenge, Bond Builder and Tables Trainer (click online access tab to login - use Chrome or Safari) 

Maths Shed  practice mental maths skills (use Chrome or Safari) 

White Rose Maths we use these excellent mastery maths resources at school. They are uploading home learning lessons with video clips and activities to help children learn at home

NRICH - a huge bank of award-winning maths resources, ideal for children  to work on independently or with the family while schools are closed.

SCIENCE

NASA Kids Club has great activities linked to Space - always an interesting topic!

Wildlife Trust webcams - some fantastic British wildlife webcams to view

GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY

Oddizzi - use your oddizzi class username and password to access the online activities and pages

British Museum - it may be closed in the real world but you can go on a virtual tour online and try out other activities too such as looking at objects in 3D

Seterra Geography -  test your geographical location skills 

ART

Access Art has some good ideas for art projects at home and handy hints and tips.

MUSIC

Out of the Ark Music - we use lots of their songs for our Christmas plays and with Mr Bennett. They are uploading new songs to learn each week with activities to do too. Well worth a visit!

COMPUTING

Raspberry Pi has lots of free activities to help children use coding. Don't forget they can also practise their coding skills on Purple Mash 2Code.

ACTIVE INDOORS AND OUTDOORS

Change 4 Life has a list of activities to be active indoors

The National Trust's list of 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4 is full of great ideas and fun for all ages (even grown ups!) 

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre has a huge range of activities to try out at home and in the garden.

Shrewsbury Town in the Community have a 10am livestream KidsFit session but you can watch Lenny the Lion's four minute fitness blast anytime.

ASSEMBLY

Assemblies.org.uk has 'Pause for Thought' video clips and question prompts that you could use at home - you can scroll down through the list for May to access a clip for your chosen theme, e.g. kindness.

 

 

Downloads

Ofsted Reports Ofsted reports for Corvedale Primary School

Shropshire School Term Dates School Terms and Holiday Programme for the School Year - Corvedale CE Primary School's term dates are slightly different to those of the LA for 2020-21

DofE Compare Schools A link to the entry on the DofE Compare Schools website

Handy Links

Bullying Advice for Parents Advice for parents about bullying. General Tips, Case Studies, Is my child a bully? How to complain and more

Childcare in Shropshire Information from Shropshire Council on childcare for ages 5-16

Church Stretton Secondary School Secondary School in Church Stretton for pupils aged 11-18

Corvedale Centre for Children Childcare for children aged 2 – 11. Pre school, after school clubs, holiday clubs, and breakfast clubs

Diddlebury Parish Our local community website

Free School Meals - follow this link if you think your child is eligible to receive Free School Meals

Healthy Start Healthy eating for kids

Ludlow CE School Ludlow’s Secondary School for pupils aged 11-18

Netmums Massive parenting resource

Ofsted Ofsted page for Corvedale CE Primary School

Parent View Parent View gives you the chance to tell us what you think about our school

Shropshire Council: ​Council's own website

St. Peters Church The Church of England’s web page for St. Peters Church, Diddlebury

Tax Credits Information and links on Tax Credits

Tax Credits and Benefits Calculator Easy to use calculator for you to see what you may be entitled to through welfare benefits if you are unemployed and looking for work, on a low income, retired, bringing up children, ill, have a disability or care for someone

Travel to School Information on travelling to school from Shropshire Council, including buses and how to make your trip to school safer

 

SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL SHIRE SERVICES ALLERGEN MATRIX: www.shropshire.gov.uk/shire-services/school-meals-provided-by-shire-services/

PARENTLINE PLUS: http://familylives.org.uk/

CHILDLINE: www.childline.org.uk

EARLY YEARS AND CHILDCARE:  www.shropshire.gov.uk/early-years-and-childcare/

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION: www.education.gov.uk/

SAFER INTERNET DAY: www.saferinternetday.org

GUIDANCE ON INTERNET SAFETY: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/teachers/resources/