Merton Bank Primary School
Never less than our best

Tel: 0174422104
Please telephone or email Mrs S Miller (Office Manager)

Home schooling during the Corona Pandemic

On Friday 20th March, the decision was made by the Government to close schools,since then we have provided home learning packs, some e learning tasks and twitter challenges

Our next pack is available on the 19th June.

Please use these sites to support learning at home at all times.

Curriculum Sites:

Merton Bank Sites we already subscribe to…

You will have already been provided with log in details to these sites if suitable for your child’s age.

TT Rocks Stars (multiplication)
Reading Plus (reading)

Subscription sites offering free access: (Please note some of these sites are beginning to charge)
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 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

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. 

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)

Teach Starter (All areas, all ages all learning packs)

Classroom Secrets (All areas and learning packs)

Maths Shed (Maths, all ages)

Literacy Shed (English, all ages)

Pick a Tale (Stories, all ages)

Deepening Understanding (All areas, all ages)

Top Marks Maths (Maths games, all ages, all years)

Read Theory (Comprehension, all years)

My Mini Maths (Maths games all years)

Tynker (Computer coding, 5+)

123 Home School (All areas, all ages)

3P Learning (All core subjects, all ages)

Maths Score (Maths Facts, all ages)

Active History (History, all ages)

All Kids Network (all areas, all ages)

Master the Curriculum (Maths, all ages)

Bamboo Education (Alexa skills, all ages)

Bark (Online safety, all ages)

Bedtime Maths (Maths, all ages)

Beeline Reader (Reading, all ages)

Big History Project (History, all ages)

Book Creator (Creative writing, all ages)

Brave Writer (Writing, all ages)

Classroom Cereal (Grammar, all ages)

Classroom Secrets (all areas, all ages)

Common Lit (Reading, all ages)

Conjuguemos (MFL, Juniors)

Dream Box learning (Maths, all ages)

Dream Scape (Reading, all ages)

Duolingo (MFL, all ages)

Dyslexia Academy (Dyslexia support, all ages)

Edhelper (Maths workbooks, all ages)

Epic (Reading, all ages)

Everyday Earth (Geography, all ages)

Fluency Matters (Maths, all ages)

Geopolaris (Geography, all ages)

Khan Academy (all areas, infants)

Little Twisters (Yoga, all ages)

Brainbox games (All areas, all ages)

Mindful Poetry (Poetry, all ages)

Mystery Science (Science, all ages)

Num Bots (Maths games, all ages)

Phet (Science, all ages)

Phonics Hero (Phonics, infants)

Prodigy (Maths games, all ages)

Read Works (Comprehension, all ages)

Spelling City (Spelling, all ages)

Story board (Story Creation, all ages)

Stories online (Stories, all ages)

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

Unit for Literacy (Comprehension, all ages)

Writing Legends (Writing, all ages)

Wonderopolis (all areas, all ages)

UKMT maths challenge (past papers, upper KS2)

Silly School Trips (Writing competition, 5-7 years)

Oxford Owl (all areas, all ages)

Online Safety:
Please be extra vigilant when children are using devices and online content at home.

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