When children are required to be at home, and unable to attend school – the learning does not stop at Ox Close Primary.
Since October 2020, schools have been required by law to provide effective education to those children who are unable to access face to face teaching; Ox Close Primary has risen to the challenge.
Further information regarding our Remote Learning Offer can be found here:
In addition, there are suggested activities on each of the year group pages:
During the COVID 19 pandemic, we have been using Microsoft Teams to facilitate live lessons with the children.
An information guide to assist with the use of Teams can be found here:
All children in Key Stage 2 have passwords to the following websites:
Twinkl – Subscription service used by schools is offering a free premium service for teachers, parents and children to use whilst schools are closed. Enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS for access to worksheets, powerpoints and interactive games to support all areas of learning.
Classroom Secrets – Free Maths, Reading and Grammar home learning packs and interactive resources for all ages.
White Rose Maths – Free Maths home learning resources for all ages. Watch the videos and try the questions.
Primary Stars – Free Maths home learning packs for Year 1 and 2.
BBC Bitesize Primary – Free learning resources available for KS1 and KS2 across all subjects.
Oxford Owl – Free ebooks and reading resources available when you create a free login.
Phonics Play – Subscription service is offering free access to their learning resources during this period. Follow the link for details on how to gain free access.
I See Maths – Free daily home maths lessons hosted by Gareth Metcalfe. Follow the link for videos, information and resources.
Top Marks – Free educational resources and games for English and Maths.
ICT Games – Free educational resources and games for English and Maths.
Explorify – Sign up for free engaging and creative Science activities designed to spark curiosity, discussion and debate. From videos to hands-on activities.
Arcademics – Free games based on a range of subjects.
CrickWeb – Free online educational resources and games.
Kidz Type – Free games to improve typing skills.
Hour of Code – Free games to learn the basics of computer programming.
Interland – Become ‘Internet Legends’ using these free Online Safety games from Google for KS2 children.
Disney LOL – Online games and colouring pages.
Premier League Primary Stars – Maths, English, Physical Activity, and Health and Well-being for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, with fun activities to keep children active and learning at home.
The Maths Factor – Carol Vorderman has made her website free to use during the school closures. Follow the link to sign up.
Chrome Music Lab – Online music creator. Create and share your own songs using different instruments.
Brendon the Music Man – Brendon Renwick has been coming to Ox Close for a number of years to deliver fun music sessions with EYFS and KS1 children. He is going upload some videos to his YouTube channel for you to join in.
Scouts – The Great Indoors – Scouts have pulled together some inspired indoor activity ideas to keep the kids learning new skills and having fun.
Code Playground Live – Learn to write computer code using Scratch. These video tutorials will help you create some amazing projects.
Keep yourself active
Remember you can put on some music and carry out some exercises each day. It will help you feel better and keep your brain and body active. Here are some useful websites:
The Body Coach – Joe Wicks will be doing daily live workouts for children at 9am on his YouTube channel.