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Castor Church of England Primary School

Home Learning

There are lots of really useful websites available that can support home learning.  We have listed some below as a starting point and will be adding to the list as regularly as possible.


Sumdog - Opportunity to practise maths skills playing engaging games.  Use the school log in which has been provided to your child.

My Maths - Lessons and homework tasks on a range of maths topic areas.  Like Sumdog, use the school log in which has been provided to your child.

Top Marks games - Games to support learning across a lot of different areas of the curriculum.

Twinkl - Lots of resources for all aspects of the curriculum.  Use the parents code shared by school to access these resources. 

Woodlands Junior School - Lots of English and maths games.

Times Tables Rock Stars and Numbots - Use the school log in details which will be shared with you via email

Phonics Play - website to support the learning of phonics.  Use the displayed code on the website to gain access to the site.

PE with Joe Wicks Body Coach - a daily chance to be active for children and their families.

Lego Challenge - 30 days of activities to do with your box of Lego!  

Tynker - have a go at coding.  You'll need to create a free parent account to access the site. 

TTS Home Learning Booklets - a range of activities for children in EYFS, KS1 and KS2.  Download relevant book for your child.  Beebot and Bluebot apps are also downloaded from this link.  Control a Beebot or Bluebot on screen and learn the basic of how to control robots.

STEM activities for Home Learning - Science and Technology activities across the primary age range.

White Rose Maths - home learning activities for lots of maths concepts.

The World of David Walliams - lots of fun activities linked to David's children's books to enjoy here.

Oxford Owls - create a free log in and access e-books for children across the primary age range.

CEOP have created some home learning activities to support children's online safety at home.  It would be wise to look carefully at the activities first so you are ready for any questions that arise from them.

Nosy Crow have published a book for children to help them understand more about the Coronavirus and what is happening now.  It explains in simple terms what the virus is, what effects it has on people and how to stay safe. 

The National Literacy Trust have a family zone with ideas for reading and writing across the age ranges. 

The Peterborough Reads initiative has a Facebook page which is updated regularly and shares ideas, resources and activities to support children's language development while schools are closed.

This Faith at Home website from the Church of England has ideas to support families discussing faith and to help develop practices at home.

The Oak National Academy has been set up by the Department of Education to provide videoed lessons for families and schools.  There are lots of different lessons for different age groups of children covering a wide range of subjects.