Merton Bank Primary School
Never less than our best

Tel: 0174422104
Email: mertonbank@sthelens.org.uk
Please telephone or email Mrs S Miller (Office Manager)

Subscription sites offering free access:
Below are some of the educational websites who are kindly offering free access during any School Closures. This is an option for those children and parents who wish to keep educating at home. These websites are not only educational but lots of fun and a good way to keep busy. These sites normally charge a lot of money and we appreciate their generosity allowing learning to continue during this time.

Twinkl (all areas, all ages) –
Twinkl is offering every teacher in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. We’re also extending this to every parent and carer in your school so your pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

White Rose (Specific maths, all areas, all ages)
White Rose maths is preparing packages for parents to use at home including video tutorials and access to premium content.
The first lot of resources will be released week beginning 16th March 2020
https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/schemes-of-learning/primary-sols/

Purple Mash (all areas, all ages)
How Purple Mash can support home learning
• Unlimited pupil logins allows teachers to:
• Set work remotely
• Assess children’s work and provide feedback
• Cloud-based, Purple Mash can be accessed, anywhere, at anytime, on any device.
• Access to 1000s of cross-curricular resources.
• Fully mapped curriculum and schemes of work.
• Access anywhere, anytime, on any device.
• Over 100 books in the ever-growing library.
• Ability to adjust text size, background colour and font options
• https://www.purplemash.com/login/

Emile Education (all areas, all ages)
is a multi-award winning app and online program that covers the UK national primary curriculum for numeracy and SPaG with some phonics thrown in. The content is suitable for 4-12 year olds.
It is has a smart system that determines the player’s ability (via a Rating Game) and then allows them to play games and compete at their own level.
Teachers can track progress and assign specific games or questions.
Emile makes use of the latest games-based learning approaches and engages students so that they answer thousands of questions.
Emile works seamlessly on mobiles, tablets, laptops and computers.

FREE Full Access to Emile for Any School Affected by the Coronavirus

Other useful sites:
TTS Packs (all ages, all areas)
TTS are offering downloadable packs for children to work on online or print off if needed (see documents opposite)
https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html

Teach Starter (All areas, all ages all learning packs)
https://www.teachstarter.com/

Classroom Secrets (All areas and learning packs)
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/home-online-learning/

Maths Shed (Maths, all ages)
https://www.mathshed.com/

Literacy Shed (English, all ages)
https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

Pick a Tale (Stories, all ages)
https://pickatale.co.uk/

Deepening Understanding (All areas, all ages)

Latest Resources

Top Marks Maths (Maths games, all ages, all years)
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

Read Theory (Comprehension, all years)

HomePage

My Mini Maths (Maths games all years)
https://myminimaths.co.uk/

Tynker (Computer coding, 5+)
https://www.tynker.com/

123 Home School (All areas, all ages)
https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printables/

3P Learning (All core subjects, all ages)

Contact Us

Maths Score (Maths Facts, all ages)
http://www.mathscore.com/

Active History (History, all ages)
https://www.activehistory.co.uk/

All Kids Network (all areas, all ages)
https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Master the Curriculum (Maths, all ages)

Home

Bamboo Education (Alexa skills, all ages)
https://bamboolearning.com/resources

Bark (Online safety, all ages)
https://www.bark.us/technight

Bedtime Maths (Maths, all ages)

Bedtime Math For Families

Beeline Reader (Reading, all ages)
https://www.beelinereader.com/education

Big History Project (History, all ages)
https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive

Book Creator (Creative writing, all ages)
https://www.google.com/url?q=https://bookcreator.com/2020/03/support-for-schools-affected-by-coronavirus/&sa=D&ust=1584027992022000&usg=AFQjCNGcPShPyHX9FQQy1HeINquyrOZ8fQ

Brave Writer (Writing, all ages)

Needing Support Due to COVID-19?

Classroom Cereal (Grammar, all ages)
https://www.classroomcereal.com/

Classroom Secrets (all areas, all ages)

Home

Common Lit (Reading, all ages)

Home

Conjuguemos (MFL, Juniors)
https://conjuguemos.com/

Dream Box learning (Maths, all ages)

Parents

Dream Scape (Reading, all ages)

Dreamscape

Duolingo (MFL, all ages)
https://www.duolingo.com/

Dyslexia Academy (Dyslexia support, all ages)
https://dyslexia-academy.learnworlds.com/

Edhelper (Maths workbooks, all ages)
https://www.edhelper.com/teacher-education/Daily-Free-Learning-Workbooks-for-Teachers-to-Share-with-Parents-while-Schools-are-Closed-Kids-will-actually-do-these.htm

Epic (Reading, all ages)
https://www.getepic.com/

Everyday Earth (Geography, all ages)
https://www.everyday-earth.com/

Fluency Matters (Maths, all ages)

Even more FREE CI!

Geopolaris (Geography, all ages)
http://www.geopolarised.com/

Khan Academy (all areas, infants)
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy-kids/id1378467217

Little Twisters (Yoga, all ages)

Online Store

Brainbox games (All areas, all ages)
https://brainbox.games/

Mindful Poetry (Poetry, all ages)
https://www.thewell.world/mindful-music/mindful-poetry-moments

Mystery Science (Science, all ages)
https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

Num Bots (Maths games, all ages)

Covid19support

Phet (Science, all ages)
https://phet.colorado.edu/

Phonics Hero (Phonics, infants)
https://www.phonicshero.com/

Prodigy (Maths games, all ages)
https://www.prodigygame.com/

Read Works (Comprehension, all ages)
https://www.readworks.org/

Scholastic (Learning packs, all ages)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6rzu1pxpcvvpc47/FREE%20VIRTUAL%20LEARNING%20RESOURCES%20PROVIDED%20BY%20SCHOLASTIC.pdf?dl=0

Spelling City (Spelling, all ages)
https://www.spellingcity.com/

Story board (Story Creation, all ages)
https://www.storyboardthat.com/

Stories online (Stories, all ages)

Home

The Good and the Beautiful (all areas, all ages)

Home

Unit for Literacy (Comprehension, all ages)
https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Writing Legends (Writing, all ages)
https://www.writinglegends.com/

Wonderopolis (all areas, all ages)
http://wonderopolis.org/

Reading Plus (Reading, all years)
https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login

UKMT maths challenge (past papers, upper KS2)
https://www.ukmt.org.uk/competitions/solo/junior-mathematical-challenge/archive?utm_source=Online+Resources+13%2F03%2F2020&utm_campaign=c01edb0108-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_13_02_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8404e5a0e4-c01edb0108-129934208

Silly School Trips (Writing competition, 5-7 years)
https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/KS1/silly

Oxford Owls (all areas, all ages)
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Subscription sites offering free access:
Below are some of the educational websites who are kindly offering free access during any School Closures. This is an option for those children and parents who wish to keep educating at home. These websites are not only educational but lots of fun and a good way to keep busy. These sites normally charge a lot of money and we appreciate their generosity allowing learning to continue during this time.

Twinkl (all areas, all ages) –
Twinkl is offering every teacher in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. We’re also extending this to every parent and carer in your school so your pupils can still have access to high-quality learning during any periods of disruption.
Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

White Rose (Specific maths, all areas, all ages)
White Rose maths is preparing packages for parents to use at home including video tutorials and access to premium content.
The first lot of resources will be released week beginning 16th March 2020
https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/schemes-of-learning/primary-sols/

Purple Mash (all areas, all ages)
How Purple Mash can support home learning
• Unlimited pupil logins allows teachers to:
• Set work remotely
• Assess children’s work and provide feedback
• Cloud-based, Purple Mash can be accessed, anywhere, at anytime, on any device.
• Access to 1000s of cross-curricular resources.
• Fully mapped curriculum and schemes of work.
• Access anywhere, anytime, on any device.
• Over 100 books in the ever-growing library.
• Ability to adjust text size, background colour and font options
• https://www.purplemash.com/login/

Emile Education (all areas, all ages)
is a multi-award winning app and online program that covers the UK national primary curriculum for numeracy and SPaG with some phonics thrown in. The content is suitable for 4-12 year olds.
It is has a smart system that determines the player’s ability (via a Rating Game) and then allows them to play games and compete at their own level.
Teachers can track progress and assign specific games or questions.
Emile makes use of the latest games-based learning approaches and engages students so that they answer thousands of questions.
Emile works seamlessly on mobiles, tablets, laptops and computers.

FREE Full Access to Emile for Any School Affected by the Coronavirus

Other useful sites:
TTS Packs (all ages, all areas)
TTS are offering downloadable packs for children to work on online or print off if needed (see documents opposite)
https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html

Teach Starter (All areas, all ages all learning packs)
https://www.teachstarter.com/

Classroom Secrets (All areas and learning packs)
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/home-online-learning/

Maths Shed (Maths, all ages)
https://www.mathshed.com/

Literacy Shed (English, all ages)
https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

Pick a Tale (Stories, all ages)
https://pickatale.co.uk/

Deepening Understanding (All areas, all ages)

Latest Resources

Top Marks Maths (Maths games, all ages, all years)
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

Read Theory (Comprehension, all years)

HomePage

My Mini Maths (Maths games all years)
https://myminimaths.co.uk/

Tynker (Computer coding, 5+)
https://www.tynker.com/

123 Home School (All areas, all ages)
https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printables/

3P Learning (All core subjects, all ages)

Contact Us

Maths Score (Maths Facts, all ages)
http://www.mathscore.com/

Active History (History, all ages)
https://www.activehistory.co.uk/

All Kids Network (all areas, all ages)
https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Master the Curriculum (Maths, all ages)

Home

Bamboo Education (Alexa skills, all ages)
https://bamboolearning.com/resources

Bark (Online safety, all ages)
https://www.bark.us/technight

Bedtime Maths (Maths, all ages)

Bedtime Math For Families

Beeline Reader (Reading, all ages)
https://www.beelinereader.com/education

Big History Project (History, all ages)
https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive

Book Creator (Creative writing, all ages)
https://www.google.com/url?q=https://bookcreator.com/2020/03/support-for-schools-affected-by-coronavirus/&sa=D&ust=1584027992022000&usg=AFQjCNGcPShPyHX9FQQy1HeINquyrOZ8fQ

Brave Writer (Writing, all ages)

Needing Support Due to COVID-19?

Classroom Cereal (Grammar, all ages)
https://www.classroomcereal.com/

Classroom Secrets (all areas, all ages)

Home

Common Lit (Reading, all ages)

Home

Conjuguemos (MFL, Juniors)
https://conjuguemos.com/

Dream Box learning (Maths, all ages)

Parents

Dream Scape (Reading, all ages)

Dreamscape

Duolingo (MFL, all ages)
https://www.duolingo.com/

Dyslexia Academy (Dyslexia support, all ages)
https://dyslexia-academy.learnworlds.com/

Edhelper (Maths workbooks, all ages)
https://www.edhelper.com/teacher-education/Daily-Free-Learning-Workbooks-for-Teachers-to-Share-with-Parents-while-Schools-are-Closed-Kids-will-actually-do-these.htm

Epic (Reading, all ages)
https://www.getepic.com/

Everyday Earth (Geography, all ages)
https://www.everyday-earth.com/

Fluency Matters (Maths, all ages)

Even more FREE CI!

Geopolaris (Geography, all ages)
http://www.geopolarised.com/

Khan Academy (all areas, infants)
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy-kids/id1378467217

Little Twisters (Yoga, all ages)

Online Store

Brainbox games (All areas, all ages)
https://brainbox.games/

Mindful Poetry (Poetry, all ages)
https://www.thewell.world/mindful-music/mindful-poetry-moments

Mystery Science (Science, all ages)
https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

Num Bots (Maths games, all ages)

Covid19support

Phet (Science, all ages)
https://phet.colorado.edu/

Phonics Hero (Phonics, infants)
https://www.phonicshero.com/

Prodigy (Maths games, all ages)
https://www.prodigygame.com/

Read Works (Comprehension, all ages)
https://www.readworks.org/

Scholastic (Learning packs, all ages)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6rzu1pxpcvvpc47/FREE%20VIRTUAL%20LEARNING%20RESOURCES%20PROVIDED%20BY%20SCHOLASTIC.pdf?dl=0

Spelling City (Spelling, all ages)
https://www.spellingcity.com/

Story board (Story Creation, all ages)
https://www.storyboardthat.com/

Stories online (Stories, all ages)

Home

The Good and the Beautiful (all areas, all ages)

Home

Unit for Literacy (Comprehension, all ages)
https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Writing Legends (Writing, all ages)
https://www.writinglegends.com/

Wonderopolis (all areas, all ages)
http://wonderopolis.org/

Reading Plus (Reading, all years)
https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login

UKMT maths challenge (past papers, upper KS2)
https://www.ukmt.org.uk/competitions/solo/junior-mathematical-challenge/archive?utm_source=Online+Resources+13%2F03%2F2020&utm_campaign=c01edb0108-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_13_02_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8404e5a0e4-c01edb0108-129934208

Silly School Trips (Writing competition, 5-7 years)
https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/KS1/silly

Oxford Owls (all areas, all ages)
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

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