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The Department for Education has brought together an initial list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home. These websites have been identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages.


Further resources (some of which feature in the above link): (A range of support for parents helping children with maths from The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM)). (The White Rose Maths team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Foundation – Year 8. They will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully. This is a really high-quality resource for home learning). (Another really high-quality resource, delivered by a maths expert. Daily maths lesson videos aimed at KS1, Year 3/4 and Year 5/6). (Multiple video lessons from the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics for Year 1/2, Year 3/4 & Year 5/6. These lessons have been produced by teams of maths experts from across the country). (Free workbooks from White Rose Maths for children in Year 1 – 6) (Maths fluency resources for Year 1-6 from Cornwall and West Devon (CODE) Maths Hub). (Number Blocks episodes on BBC iPlayer – useful for children in Foundation – Year 2). (Expert Numberblocks video support for parents from the NCETM's Primary Director, Debbie Morgan) (maths quizzes and games linked to NumberBlocks) (A series of challenging tasks, covering all areas of the maths curriculum, for Year 1 – 6. Within each document, scroll down to page 9 where the tasks begin). (Brilliant activities from Babcock LDP for Y1/2, Y3/4 and Y5/6. They are aiming to ‘engage children in positive mathematical experiences where they are encouraged to think, notice and wonder. This is an opportunity for learners to experience the beauty and creativity of mathematics’.) (More resources from White Rose Maths – ‘Problem of the Day’. Each day includes a problem for Year 2 children and a problem for Year 6 Children. This might be a nice challenge for some children in Year 1 and 5!).


‘Problem of the Day’ resources from previous years: (Schemes of learning from White Rose Maths. You will find guidance and tasks for all areas of the maths curriculum for children in Year 1 – 6). (Assessments for autumn, spring and summer terms for Year 1 – 6. This will give you a range of tasks/questions (arithmetic & reasoning/problem solving) that you could use with your child at home). (‘Beat the Nation’: 10 minute videos with a series of short tasks from Mr Barton Maths. Suitable for Year 5 and 6 children) (Fluent calculations activity. What do you notice about each calculation? Can you think of an efficient way to complete them?) (Number of the Day activity from (Quick varied practice maths activity) (Home learning packs for Year 1 – 6 from Hamilton Trust (Home learning packs for Foundation – Year 6) (‘Maths at Home’ activities for all ages from Nrich) (Carol Vorderman’s maths website for primary school children) (a range of resources from Corbett Maths) (maths activities grouped by topic) (a range of maths tasks for all ages) (top tips for everyday maths at home) (times tables practice) (maths game focusing on addition & subtraction) (maths games) (maths games) (A range of maths games) (English and maths activities) (English and maths activities – free until April 2020)