Lister Primary School

Quick Links for Things To Do At Home

Jo Wicks Morning PE sessions

Physical exercise to raise your heart rate.

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

Jump Start Jonny

Fun interactive dance workout.

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

David Wailliams Story Time

Dr Chip has different activities for each day of the week. If you think you would be interested look ahead – to see what resources you will need.

Dr Chip’s daily dose of Science, Engineering and Computing

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel

Body Beats body percussion online lesson

Music – with no instrumnets!

If you miss this, you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

Let’s Go Live Science with Maddie Moate and Greg Foot

Talking about Science and Nature with a theme each week. If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

Edinburgh Zoo live streaming

Edinburgh Zoo have live cameras on the website running day – night.

Art Ninja

Expert art animator who can get you creating.


More maths resources to use at home:

Primary stars

Prodigy maths interactive game

Top marks interactive games

White Rose maths

Maths Shed


More Literacy resources to use at home:

Phonics play

Spelling shed

Literacy shed


Resources for children with SEND


  • Primary resources website – free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.
  • The Learning Zone (Oxford University Museum of Natural History website) – covers animals, fossils, insects, minerals, rocks.
  • Adaptive Learning for Key Stage 2 (Atom Learning website) – interactive online lessons for children aged 8-12. Covers English, Maths, Verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning. Free during the period of school closures.
  • Classroom Secrets Kids website – platform for learning grammar, punctuation, spelling, maths, reading history (years 1-6).
  • Doorway online website – collection of interactive literacy games and numeracy activities.
  • Emile website – online program for 4-12 year olds that covers the UK national primary curriculum for numeracy and SPaG with some phonics thrown in (free access currently).
  • Pobble 365 website – ‘One picture. One teaching resource. Every day.’
  • Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust website – lots of learning projects for parents and schools (EYFS, KS1, Y3/4, Y5/6). Be sure to read the project overview guides first.
  • Home Learning Resources (Teacher’s pet website) – provides thousands of resources for KS1 and KS2.
  • Learning at home (TTS website) – free home learning activity booklets for Early Years, KS1 and KS2.
  • Twinkl website – 500,000+ teacher-created materials and resources.


Computer science

  • iCompute website – supporting schools with comprehensive computing curricula for pupils aged 3-11 (free access currently).


  • Mexicolore website – currently offering free videoconferencing to schools on a range of topics, including: The Aztecs (‘Snakes & Lizards’), 2012 and the Ancient Mexican Calendar, the festival of the Day of the Dead, Basic Spanish Conversation, Mexico Today, Mexican Musical Instruments…



Physical education

  • Jump Start Jonny website – weekly workouts and activities (a paid site with access to some free activities).


  • Wild days website – daily outdoor learning activities for children aged 4-11. Created by Earthwatch, with Michaela Strachan and Nick Baker.
  • Science Investigations on The Robertson Programme website (Canada). Inquiry-based teaching in Maths and Science.
  • Climate Kids on NASA website – produced by the Earth Science Communications Team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
  • IPP Science for kids (PDF, 1MB) on the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (Germany): A workbook about Energy and Fusion.
  • Science activities for primary parents (Y1-6) on the Rethinking Education website – practical ideas for parents to do with their children. Linked to the National Curriculum for Years 1 to 6.
  • That Science Lady website – lots of resources, including home discussion questions, enquiry questions and careers information.
  • GrowEatGift website – 30 ways to go wild with science.
  • Retrieval roulette (via Google drive) – Q&A sheets for Primary Science years 1 to 6, by Louise Cass and Mr Badham
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