At Gillibrand we set preview and pre-learning homework to give your child a head start with their learning. Below are some useful links to help support your child in their upcoming homework tasks and example pre-learning projects to give an idea of the sort of work expected from the children. For any more information about preview and pre-learning homework please talk to your child’s class teacher.
BBC Bitesize: Fantastic resources linked to the National Curriculum, all subjects, topics and skills covered. Information provided in a child friendly, fun way and it gives children a great starting point for new learning.
Kiddle: Free child friendly encyclopaedia, very similar to Wikipedia, great for finding facts and information about specific things.
YouTube Kids: Only available as an app on Apple and Google Devices, it is regularly monitored so the content is always child friendly and safe. Linked to the National Curriculum, a simple search will take your child to age appropriate videos.
Brain Pop: A fantastic website full of information for all curriculum subjects, for each topic there are a range of interactive learning resources.
Other useful websites:
Times Table Rockstars:
Children in Years 2 -6 all have a log on. Children create their own avatar and play a range of multiplication games. Available as an app or on a computer.
Active Learn Spelling Bug:
All children have a log on. Children play a range of preassigned spelling games linked to their upcoming learning