Home Learning Zone
We have created this page for any pupils who are self-isolating at home. Below are a range of several resources that can be used via smartphones, tablets and laptops. Please click the links to be taken to the correct pages.
A message from all the staff at St. Joseph's.
Lancashire Maths Team Home Learning Activities
Lancashire Maths Team have produced a set of learning activities to sharpen your maths skills. There is a timetable showing what activities are available to download each week.
White Rose Maths
White Rose Maths have launched a set of home learning activities Click here to visit the website and find out more
Oak National Academy
As you may have heard on the news, the government has launched an online learning zone for pupils from reception to high school age. There are daily lessons on a variety of subjects delivered by teachers via videos. Click here to go to the site.
BBC Bitesize Daily
BBC Bitesize Daily has arrived! Daily lessons starting on Monday 20th April for all age groups ,on a range of subjects. ( Available on the BBC website, Red Button and BBC iplayer)
Purple Mash hosts an exciting mash-up of curriculum focused activities, creative tools, programs and games to support and inspire creative learning every day. From poems to newspapers, .masks and 3D models, animations and textured paintings, Your child has their own login and password which has been sent home. Click here or on the Purple Mash logo to go to this site.
Times Tables Rockstars
Practise your times tables on Times Tables Rockstars. Pupils have a login for this site. Click here or on the Times Tables Rockstars logo to visit the site.
Try out your comprehension skills with Read Theory. Pupils have a login for this site. Click here or on the Read Theory logo to visit the site.
If your child has been given a login for IDL they can access the site at home. Click here or on the IDL logo to visit the site.
The Jubilee Centre.
The Jubilee Centre for character and virtues has designed a range of activities based around the virtues we discuss and reflect upon as part of our school curriculum. Click here to visit the site
Would you like to write a book? Visit the Authorfy site to listen to famous authors( including Katherine Rundell, Michael Morpurgo, Danny Wallace ,Jonny Duddle and many more )explain where they get their ideas and how they plan their writing. You can join for free. Click here to visit the site
Revise and practise primary maths with DoodleMaths. Over 350 topics with step by step explanations and example questions for supporting maths at home. Click here to visit the site.
Lots of fun activities to download at home. Click here to visit the site
Classroom Secrets are provding free weekly learning packs for all age groups. Click here to visit the site.
Hamilton Trust have produced weekly home learning packs. Click here to visit the site
Rolls Royce - design a car competition
Design your own unique Rolls Royce car and send a picture to the Rolls Royce website. Click here to find out how to enter.
SPAR - Lancashire School Games
Stay In Work Out - Ideas to stay active and healthy at home from Lancashire School Games. Click here to visit the site.
Out door learning activities - Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership
Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership have created a list of outdoor learning activities. Download the PDF to find out more.
Premier League Primary Stars
The Premier League have created lots of football themed learning and fun activities. Click here to visit the site.
BBC - Supermovers
Get moving with the Supermovers. Learn and move at the same time, maths( including times tables), english, science and activities just for fun. Click here to find out more
Free phonics activities from Monster Phonics. Click here to visit the site
Games and activities to teach children about money at home. Click here to visit the site
Dan Worsley - More Impossible Tales
The author Dan Worsley is providing storytelling sessions on his Youtube site. Click here to visit the site and listen to the stories and take part in one of the activity challenges.
The Gruffalo - Julia Donaldson
Are you a fan of The Gruffalo? Visit the Gruffalo website to explore the deep, dark wood! Click here to visit the site.
Out of the Ark music
Out of the Ark music have free songs to sing and dance along to. Click here to visit the site.
Lots of free activities for all age groups from the Literacy Shed. Click here to visit the site.
Fun Maths activites
Sign up for a free 14 day trial at iR Primary Games. There are over 600 maths activiities to choose from . If you have a printer, there are lots of editable worksheets that can be printed. Click here to visit the site.
The Books Trust have lots of fun interactive books and storytelling videos. Click here to visit the site.
Scolastic Learn at home
Scolastic have lots of online books and activities. Click here to visit the site
Their TrueFlix section contains Non-Fiction books about a variety of topics ( The site is American based so some content is about subjects relevent to the USA) Click here to investigate the site
Their ScienceFlix section contains videos and information on dozens of different science topics. Click here to visit the site
Lancashire Libraries hae launched a virtual Lego club. Each week they will post a new challenge on Twitter at #LancsLegoClub. Make a model and send them a picture of it .
Harry Potter at home
Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Activities, quizzes and other magical fun. The site will be updated regularly so keep visiting. Click here to see what's on offer!
Spelling with Sir Linkalot
Visit the Sir Linkalot site to practise those tricky spellings. These activities are free at the moment , just use FREE as your user name and password to access the site. Click here to go to the login page.
Spelling practice for Year 1 to Year 6. Click here or on the Spelling Frame logo to visit the site.
Bitesize from the BBC has hundreds of educational resources and they are currently updating this site to provide additional support for children who are staying at home. Keep checking the site to see what new content is being added. Click here to visit Bitesize.
The Body Coach TV
Join in with the Body Coach , Joe Wicks with a daily PE lesson. Click here to go to the YouTube site
Books ! Books! Books!
Do you love to read? There are over 7000 ebooks to choose from at the readon site and they are all free! Click here to discover a new book today.
David Walliams - Elevenses
Visit The World of David Walliams at 11 am every morning to listen to a story from The World's Worst Children. Click here to go the site.
BBC Teach has lots of videos on all the Primary curriculum subjects. Click here to visit the site
BBC iplayer has also launched an iplayer app especially for children, where they can only access suitable content from CBBC. The details are on their website.
Go to Mathantics to see explanations of lots of maths topics. Click here to visit the site
Blue Peter Badge
There are 8 Blue Peter Badges that can be won, start your collection now! Click here to find out more.
Fun movement or mindfulness videos for all age groups - click here to visit the site
Top Marks have lots of learning games and activities for all age groups. Click here to visit the site.
Improve your coding skills by visiting the sites below.
Hour of Code - Click here to visit the site
Code for life - Rapid Router - click here to visit the site.
Scratch online - click here to visit the site
Code Monster - click here to visit the site
Hour of the code ( Code Monsters) - click here to visit the site
You can use Purple Mash to practise your coding too. Just go to Purple Mash above and use your school login .
Busy Things are offering 1 month's subscription for £1. This is for up to 5 children in a family. You can sign up for 7 days free to try it out first. Busy Things has lots of activities for children from 3 to 11. Click here to visit the site
Oxford Owl have a selection of books to read online. You just need to create a login to have access to the online books.Click here to visit the site
Oxford Owl also have a selection of stories for different ages to listen to. On the storyteller page there are links to a video library which supports topics from the primary curriculum.
Teach Your Monster To Read ( EYFS and Ks1)
Go on an adventure with your very own monster. Can you help him to learn to read so that he can mend his spaceship? This site is free to join, click here or on the Monster logo to visit the site.
Phonics Play (EYFS and Ks1)
Phonics Play have made their content free to use. Use the login details on the site to access lots of phonics activities. Click here or on the Phonics Play logo to visit the site.
Alphablocks and NumberBlocks ( EYFS and Ks1)
Watch as the Alphablocks tell stories and make words using phonics. Sing along and learn all about numbers with the Numberblocks!
CBeebies Story Time
CBeebies Storytime is filled with free interactive story books and bedtime stories for young children and is a great way to enjoy reading with your little one. The library is always growing, with amazing stories featuring all the CBeebies’ favourites. Click here to visit the site.
Phonics Bloom (EYFS and Ks1)
Phonics Bloom have free phonics games for all phases. Click here to visit the site
ICT Games ( children 5 to 8 years old)
ICT games has lots of activities for this age group linked to the Ks1 curriculum. Click here to visit the site.
Explore this site to discover lots of fascinating facts. Test your knowledge with one of the amazing quizzes. Click here to visit the site.
Learn English Kids - English as an additional language
If your child has English as an additional language there are games and activities to help them continue to learn English. This site is also suitable for children whose first language is English with lots of videos and activities on different topics. Click here to visit the site.
Michael Rosen stories and poems
Visit Michael Rosen's Youtube channel and listen to some of his fantastic poems and stories. Click here to go to the site.
Crickweb have over 250 educational free games and activities. Click here to visit the site
Listen to a free story on audible, a selection of books for different ages. Click here to visit the site.
Dance Mat Typing
If you have a computer, why not improve your typing skills by using Dance Mat Typing from the BBC website. Click here to visit the site
Whte Rose Maths
White Rose Maths have created a set of maths lessons for every year group. Click here to visit the site
TTS have produced a range of free,downloadable homelearning packs. Click on the links below to access the year group you need.
Scolastic have produced a range of free, downloadable home learning packs. Click on the links below to access the year group you need.
Twinkl has unlocked all curriculum subjects, with a library of over 590,000 resources – all available 24/7. Parents can gain access to Twinkl resources for free by signing up and using the code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS or UKTWINKLHELPS. Click here to visit the site.