Helping your child at home

Curriculum Subject Activities

 KS1 Bitesize

KS1 Topmarks

KS2 Bitesize

KS2 Topmarks

Maths zone

Maths and English based quizzes


Some simple and fun science experiments to do at home, lots to choose from.


An online library for children’s books. Keep reading!


British Council

Resources to support children who have English as an additional language


 Phonics Games

Games available for your parents and children to use whilst your school is closed


E-Safety KS2


Keeping fit around the home – child friendly 10 minute exercises that requires limited equipment

SATs companion

NHS Couch to 5k training programme (when we are allowed to roam again)

This Girls Can Disney Dance Routines

PE with Joe Wicks on YouTube (This is very popular and very good!)

Youth Sport Trust Learning – PE at Home

Change4Life Activities

BBC Super Movers

Get Set – Olympic Games Indoor Activities

 Interactive Games

Cbeebies KS1



What is Phonics?

Phonics is a way of teaching children how to read and write. It helps children hear, identify and use different sounds that distinguish one word from another in the English language.

Written language can be compared to a code, so knowing the sounds of individual letters and how those letters sound when they’re combined will help children decode words as they read.

Understanding phonics will also help children know which letters to use when they are writing words.

Phonics involves matching the sounds of spoken English with individual letters or groups of letters. For example, the sound k can be spelled as c, k, ck or ch.

Teaching children to blend the sounds of letters together helps them decode unfamiliar or unknown words by sounding them out. For example, when a child is taught the sounds for the letters t, p, a and s, they can start to build up the words: “tap”, “taps”, “pat”, “pats” and “sat”.

Here, Mrs Beresford sounds out some of the letters. We would love you to use these clips to help your child practice at home:


Southwold Reading At Home Booklet

Southwold Phonics Booklet

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