Swaffield School

Remote Learning

This page provides parents and carers with lots of useful links that support home learning. 
This is our Remote Learning Policy and Year Group Remote Learning Timetables.
Please note that the policy and timetables may change as they are frequently reviewed and will be updated as necessary. 


As well as reading with your child or encouraging them to read regularly independently, these websites provide great reading activities to support your child’s learning.
Here is a list of websites that you could use to engage your child with reading:

This website is full of great poems for children from Year 1 to Year 6.
Link:                                                                                      https://fizzyfunnyfuzzy.com/ 

This website is packed full of fun activities for fans of David Walliams’ books. Link:
Suitable for children from Year 3 to Year 6

Suitable from children from Nursery to Year 5

Storynory has been giving free audio stories to the world since November 2005. They are a podcast and a website with audio streaming. Link: https://www.storynory.com/    
Suitable for children from Reception to Year 6

This website has lots of online audio stories for children: for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children.
The stories cover a broad range of primary topics, which are grouped by theme and Key Stage and are typically about 5 minutes long.

Suitable for children from Year 1 to Year 6

Reading Eggs provides support for Reading and Phonics for children from Reception to Year 6.
Link: https://readingeggs.co.uk/


Wandsworth libraries also have a number of online resources for your child to access at home. Read more about Wandsworth Library Services here
Library members have to access their huge range of free audiobooks and ebooks and children can take part in their Reading Challenge
Link: Download free audiobooks and ebooks 
To join the library:  Complete the online form then email the temporary code to libraries.administration@gll.org to receive your library card number



OAK National Academy is a government-backed website full of online lessons that you can use for all areas of the curriculum.
Families can access the website via mobile phones, tablets, laptops, standalone computers, or even ‘smart’ televisions that can access the internet. Each lesson is an hour long. Activities include quizzes, teacher-led video explanations and worksheets.
To use the resources, simply click on the year group for your child to access the online lessons and activities. Suitable for Nursery to Year 6

Grammar and Spelling Bug
Grammar and Spelling Bug is an online programme that has everything you need to help your children get to grips with their spelling, grammar and punctuation. 
The website has hundreds of engaging online time-travel themed games, so that pupils will love practising their newly acquired skills over and over again. 
Log in here Your child has a username and password 


White Rose Maths
Link: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Suitable for children from Early Years Foundation Stage to Year 6

White Rose Maths are running one maths lesson each day for children from foundation stage up to Year 6.
Play the video and pause when instructed to answer the accompanying questions. When you have answered all of the questions, you can download the answers to mark your own work by clicking the blue 'Get the Answers' tab. Each lesson starts with a flashback of four questions from previous lessons that we have taught in school.
Access the website here and then choose the correct year group. Mathletics
Link: https://www.mathletics.com/uk/ 
Suitable for children from Early Years Foundation Stage to Year 6.
Mathletics is a great website for children to practise their number fluency, problem solving and reasoning skills.
Children can access activities on the Mathletics app or on the website.

Times Tables Rock Stars

Link: https://ttrockstars.com/
Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice.
Each week concentrates on a different times table, with a recommended consolidation week for rehearsing the tables that have recently been practised every third week or so.



Our PE Teacher has put together some great videos to keep children fit and active at home on Swaffield's YouTube channel
Why not download these top 10 tips for PE at home? 

Here are some links to more great ideas: 




Link: https://www.oddizzi.com

Oddizzi’s learning content and tools support KS1 and KS2 primary geography topics.


Link: https://www.makemegenius.com/

Make Me Genius is a great resource where children can learn about a range of topics in the science curriculum.

Computing Link: https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn 

Hour of Code is a website with online tutorials that teach children how to code.
The resources on the website include videos that show children how to design algorithms

Key Stage 1

BBC Bitesize KS1 
BBC Bitesize has great resources for every area of the curriculum. There are free videos, activities and quizzes, which link with the children’s learning at school.
Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p

Key Stage 2

BBC Bitesize KS2 
BBC Bitesize has great resources for every area of the curriculum. There are free videos, activities and quizzes, which link with the children’s learning at school.
Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

Scratch - Link: https://scratch.mit.edu/
Scratch is an amazing tool for children to learn how to code.
Children at Swaffield use this website from Year 3 to Year 6. Children can develop their programming skills by making games which they can share online in a safe environment.  

Online Safety

We would also like to draw your attention to INTERNET SAFETY and recommend you visit our Online Safety Zone which will help you and your child stay safe online.
Please also visit a website called www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Links to Year Groups

As explained in our Remote Learning Policy at the top of the page, in the event of year group bubbles or the school being closed as a result of coronavirus, there will be remote learning each day to support children and their families while they are not in school.

For Nursery and Reception this will be via Tapestry.
For Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 this will be via Google Classroom. 
Please click on these links to reach information for your child's year group:


Year 1

Year 3

Year 5


Year 2

Year 4

Year 6