Learning at home

Here is a list of resources that you can use to continue your learning at home.


You can use your own logins to access these three sites. If you have forgotten your log on please email admin@acacias.maanchester.sch.uk:


www.mymaths.co.uk (you need to log on to the Acacias site first using user name acacias and password twelve then use your personal log on)



For Espresso at home click here

and use our school log in details

User name student22189
Password acacias



A downloadable template of a timetable to help maintain structure and routine in your day.


Miss Upton's Cooking Class - Weekly video recipes for you to try at home, with a challenge for you at the end!

Week 1 - Cupcakes https://youtu.be/fQFLVBpU2gs

Week 2 - Cheese Scones https://youtu.be/AzODvORw_O4

Week 3 - Jammy Sandwich Biscuits  https://youtu.be/rm5h7CoRsEA

Week 4 - Wrap Stars https://youtu.be/My8A5Wkru_k

Week 5 - Rocky Road https://youtu.be/S-pc2hXB48M

Week 6 - Mars Bar Flapjacks https://youtu.be/ZnoYK3n-n3U

Week 7 - Simple Scrummy Pizza https://youtu.be/zBdygBjcnuM

Week 8 - Fruit Crumble https://youtu.be/zBdygBjcnuM


Miss Lewsley Reads - Videos of 'The Beast of Buckingham Palace' by David Walliams




The BBC have lots of online content for a variety of different subjects:

KS1 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks1/zn2n92p

KS2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2/zvh3jhv




https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ - David Walliams reads from his book the World's Worst Children 2 each day at 11 o'clock


https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ - Reading Books - Free but you will need to register online

https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/ - Free eBooks. You will need to register online.

https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/activities/make-a-miniature-book - The British Library teaches you how to make a mini book

https://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html - Text and accompanying audiobooks of classic British children's literature

https://www.youtube.com/MichaelRosenOfficial - Michael Rosen's YouTube channel

 https://stories.audible.com/start-listen - Audible is free during this period

https://manybooks.net/ - A free online library

https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/  - Meet Libby - Access to free library books

https://spellingframe.co.uk/  Spelling practice

https://www.sirlinkalot.org/spellathome/ - Susie Dent's spelling app is free for twelve weeks



https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm - Free content (some games require a subscription)

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/  Free content (some games require a subscription)




https://www.themathsfactor.com/ - Carol Vorderman's maths website is free during this period 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - Active videos to dance to and learn

http://www.maths4mumsanddads.co.uk/ - Step-by-steps for parents

http://www.familymathstoolkit.org.uk/ - Advice and activities for families

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/ - Not sure what a maths term means? Look it up.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=SpeedChallenge - Interactive games for children

http://www.mathsisfun.com/ - Interactive games for children

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html - Interactive games for children 

http://www.ilovemathsgames.com/ - Interactive games for children

http://www.multiplication.com/ - Games and quizzes

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/ - An excellent website full of great ideas and information


http://uk.ixl.com/ - Online learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/ - Online learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/ - Online learning

http://mathszone.co.uk/ - Online learning


 Keeping active

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv?uid=AxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ&app=desktop - Daily workouts with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga - Cosmic Kids yoga


Early Years 

Here are a list of suggested activities to encourage early learning skills:

Songs & Rhymes JB A5.pdf

Outside Activity JB A5.pdf

Playdough Activity JB.pdf

Lotto game.pdf

Lotto JB A5.pdf

Mini activities.pdf

Indoor Play JB.pdf

House for Mouse JB A5.pdf

Birthday JB A5.pdf



Simple Science Activities - 'Do Try This at Home' (Source:  STEM/Institute of Physics).



https://www.scratchjr.org/   - Free app to begin programming with blocks

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/daisy-the-dinosaur/id490514278  - Can you program the dinosaur? app

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/think-learn-code-a-pillar/id1110815901  - Code-a-pillar app

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/doodle-buddy-paint-draw-app/id313232441  - Free app for drawing, add text and stickers

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/bee-bot/id500131639 - Beebot coding app


https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn - Hour of Code - lots of step by step activities

https://scratch.mit.edu/ - An online version of the coding programme used in school

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/swift-playgrounds/id908519492 - Swift playground app


Family friendly activities to try at home: