The Village Academy

The Village Academy is a group of town, city and village schools that have joined together to provide the very best education for the children in our care and where we believe that education is very much a matter of the individual.

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Home learning

Any queries email us on homelearning@lynsted-norton.kent.sch.uk

Maths

Here is a range of sites that give some online activities, powerpoints and work sheets you can use. We will update weekly with what we are focusing in on class.

English

Here are some sites that give some general English Activities you can do with your children. There is also a link to My On which is electronic books which are part of the Accelerated Reader scheme.

Griffin Class - home learning 

Here are resources that link with class activities and preparation for the End of Key Stage assessments.

 We don't expect you to do it all, but we hope it gives you some idea of what we would be teaching.

Trolls Class - home learning

 Trolls have been looking at Ancient Greeks and here are lots of activities to help you home school.

Elf Class - home learning 

Here are the resources for our Year 1 and 2's . Initially this is a lot of revision so the children can reinforce their learning from the class room.

Pixie Class - home learning

Here are a few more activities to supplement your pack. We aim to update this weekly.

Well-being

Obviously, some charities and organisations are closing or restricting their services, but there is some useful support online, including:

Citizens Advice Bureau (for help with money/debt, employment)  https://citizensadviceswale.uk

Kent Support or Assistance Service (for urgent home essentials in emergency) https://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/care-and-support/benefits/home-essentials-in-a-crisis

Healthy Start (for milk, fruit and vegetables for families with children under 4) https://www.healthystart.nhs.uk

Live Well Kent (for help with adult mental health and wellbeing)  https://livewellkent.org.uk

Mind (for help and support for mental health and depression)  https://www.mind.org.uk

 Kooth (for online mental health support for children) https://www.kooth.com

Young Minds (24/7 mental health support for children) https://youngminds.org.uk

 

To keep children entertained, for activities, puzzles, colouring, and baking ideas, try:

Activity Village https://www.activityvillage.co.uk

Supercolouring http://www.supercoloring.com/sections/coloring-pages

Kids Puzzles and Games https://www.kidspuzzlesandgames.co.uk

Baking Mad (child-friendly recipes) https://www.bakingmad.com/recipes/kids-baking

BBC Food (baking with children ) https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/collections/baking_with_children

Boredom Busters https://familyeguide.com/boredom-busters-110-fun-at-home-activities-for-families-kids-2/

General websites

 

Learning and Exploring Through Play

www.learningandexploringthroughplay.com -Huge bank of activity ideas - arts, crafts, printables, sensory play.

 

Learning and Exploring Through Play on Instagram- www.instagram.com/learningthroughplay8

We share lots of free and easy ideas over on Instagram. Frequently have a natter over on stories too and my inbox is always open for anyone who fancies a chat about anything 💛

 

Family Days Tried and Tested.

www.familydaystriedandtested.com

 

Messy Little Monster

https://www.messylittlemonster.com

 

Preschool Inspirations

https://preschoolinspirations.com

 

Teach Preschool

https://teachpreschool.org

 

Red Ted Art

www.redtedart.com

 

Music with Nancy

https://youtu.be/egt_2WBjeOM

 

Imagination Tree

https://theimaginationtree.com/

 

Best Ideas for Kids

https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/

 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

 

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

 

BBC Learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

 

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

 

Scholastic

http://www.scholastic.com

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

 

Vooks

http://www.vooks.com

 

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com

 

Mystery Science

https://www.mysteryscience.com

 

Cbeebies

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

 

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/