Home Learning

All of our pupils have been provided with paper-based Home Learning packs for use during this period of school closure.
In addition to these packs, we have emailed links to a wide range of relevant websites which can also be found below.
Please be aware that you should check each website to ensure the content is suitable for the age and maturity of your child.
Please note that neither Lionel Walden Primary School nor Cambridgeshire County Council hold any responsibility for the content contained therein.
Please contact the School Office, should you require any further information.

Cambridgeshire County Council

Ideas and activity for home learning in different subjects


Curriculum Challenges



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The Oak National Academy - a resource hub for teachers by teachers 
Phonics Play
Mr Thorne does Phonics
Top Marks
For reading, phonics, spelling practice and Maths
Audible have free audio stories for children

Games and learning activities in different subjects – free access during school closures


Primary Resources

Lots of games and activities for different subjects



Free access during school closures with lots of different activities


Reading and Writing

Oliver Jeffers reads a book each day




David Walliams is reading a book every day at 11am (look out for Elevenses)



TTs have produced free printable ‘My Activity Books’ resources


Pobble have created a daily age-specific writing activity


The Reading Realm


Global Digital Library

A free website with stories from around the world. The website also contains games linked to some of the stories


Story Weaver


White Rose Maths

They have prepared a suite of online resources


NRICH Maths and Wild Maths

Activities are labelled with suggested age suitability and stars indicate the level of complexity



Top Marks games


Computing Resources

Internet Safety - please click

Please click on the link to participate in learning a new song each week:-

Music Klass – Myleene’s online music lessons are bringing music to new audiences


Science Resources

You can take part in, or just watch, a series of 'Live Lessons' from BBC Learning using the links below. There are lots of lessons, linked to several areas of the curriculum but here are three of our favourites:

Nature Detectives - is a collection of outdoor activities, created and shared by the Woodland Trust  -https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

DK Science is an encyclopedic resource, with short, factual texts about a range of science topics (mostly aimed at KS2+) https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/science/

NASA - The NASA video and image library is now free for anyone to access. You can search through the archive for anything in our solar system and beyond. This is a must-see resource for anyone interested in space. https://images.nasa.gov/ 

Stem Learning have shared their comprehensive set of resources relating to all of the science topics studied at primary school. The resources contain detailed outlines of activities and investigations to try, with links to external sites including BBC Bitesize - https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science

The Science Museum has shared a range of free, fun games and activities to help children to explore Science. Please note that some of the games are apps. https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/games-and-apps 

Story Time From Space have shared some of the experiments that astronauts on the International Space Station have conducted here: https://storytimefromspace.com/science-experiments-overview/

Cambridge University Astronomy Dr Matt Bothwell, from the University of Cambridge, gives an introductory talk about our solar system and the wider Universe, suitable for older primary school children. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa7e55mYI2xQAoV_0hRmL-g

Virtual School Trips - If you're interested in going to one of the world's best museums, galleries, zoos or historic sites, then take a look at this link to go on your own virtual school trip: https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/free-virtual-tours-of-world-museums-educational-sites-galleries-for-children/


Mad Science are live-streaming Science experiments every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11.00 am


Google 3D allows you to view animals in augmented reality



Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Learn about plant and fungal science from home



Staying healthy

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/twinkl-move/joe-wicks-twinkl-move Joe Wicks ‘The Body Coach’ short workouts for indoors at home

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 Joe Wicks PE lessons, 9am every weekday morning

https://www.gonoodle.com/good-energy-at-home-kids-games-and-videos/ A website aimed at encouraging movement and mindfulness for children, including guided dance videos to popular songs

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-baking Easy recipes to try doing with the children

PE Resources


Active at Home

The ACTIVE AT HOME programme allows children, parents, friends and family to look at some of our fun games that are used in school. You will have access to our lesson plans, videos and diagrams to help you keep active when your children are not at school. https://online.succeedin.co.uk/public/index/638

NHS – Change 4 life

This website shares a number of links and ideas for fun home based activities at home, many of which link with other curriculum areas. https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

Youth Sport Trust

You can find a range of PE activities that can be done individually or in pairs/small groups with a focus on the development of physical competence and actively learning the importance of personal skills to support social, emotional and mental wellbeing - www.youthsporttrust.org/pe-home-learning

Or, if you're looking for a short, fun activity break there are lots of ideas here: www.youthsporttrust.org/active-breaks

BBC Supermovers

A number of activities and videos aimed at primary aged children, linking physical activity challenges with other subject area https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers



Active kids do better

A range of ideas and resources to inspire families to do some physical activity together https://www.activekidsdobetter.co.uk/active-home

National Trust - 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾

A range of ideas to challenge children (if they can get outside) https://nt.global.ssl.fastly.net/documents/50-things-activity-list.pdf