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Home Learning

Learning at home is very different to lessons at school. Wouldn’t it be lovely if you had your very own teacher at home but for the majority of us this isn’t the case. We have created a Guide to Home Learning which outlines our expectations during this time.

Hot off the press!

An information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by  Axel Scheffler.

Nosy Crow – read the story here.

Nosy Crow – listen to the story here.

If you are worried about how you can support your children through the Corona Pandemic you can Unicef have put together some information for parents on their website.

We talk a lot about progress and attainment but in this situation, it is about working to remember things you have previously learnt, keeping your memory going and taking the time to develop social skills (without leaving the house!!)

Reading books – here you will find a wide variety of books for children to read.

Writing Competition

500 Words is a story writing competition for children. From Monday 29th June until Friday 3rd July, children are invited to respond in whatever way they wish in no more than 500 words, in the form of a story.

500 Words: Black Lives Matter

Science Sparks

For some simple science activities visit the science sparks website or like science sparks on Facebook.

Science Kids – fun science and technology for kids!


BBC have launched a school radio. Here you can explore music linked to your current school topic.

Picture News 

A new traffic light safety system, awarding different colours to countries depending on the number of coronavirus cases there has been announced by the UK government.

Question: Are holidays important?


Key Stage 1 – What is a holiday?

Key Stage 2 – Do you need to travel to have a holiday?

Resource 1 - 13th July


Resource 2 - 13th July


Picture News at Home - 13th July


Picture News Paper - 13th July


Learning from Home Ideas – 13th July

Question of the Day

Need something different to talk about. Why not start with Question of the Day. We have been working with a consultant over the past 2 years and she wanted to be able to contribute something to our learning community. She will post a question a day  – remember to check the website each day for the new question using the link below.

Question of the Day

Design Technology

Why not try some cooking at home. Jamie Oliver has some simple recipes to encourage children to get cooking.


Visit World Geography Games to play lots of games based on our world and all its beautiful geographical features. Which continent have you enjoyed exploring and why?

DK Find Out! allows you to find out about anything that interests you. What new and exciting facts can you learn?

Online Safety

Over the next few weeks you will be spending more and more online. Do you know how to stay safe online?

Thinkuknow is a great way for you to understand how to stay safe when working or playing games online. Choose your age range from the website to access all you age related videos and games.

If you have any problems learning at home, please contact school on homelearning@grovehouseprimary.co.uk.  This email address will be checked daily and we will do our very best to try and help you.


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