As with any internet access adult supervision is necessary when using these resources.
Whilst every effort has been made evaluate these sites for content, St Agnes C of E Primary School is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.
Oldham Council Creative Writing Competition
Oldham Council is inviting schools to take part in a creative writing competition to capture the views and opinions of students during the Covid-19 Pandemic. For more information please see the flyer below. If you are interested in taaking part please email all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm 17th July.
|Oldham Writing Competition||[pdf 214KB]|
Oldham Libraries - Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge is here! On Friday 5 June the new look online Silly Squad Digital Summer Reading Challenge was launched for all children to access directly and start their reading adventures. Children can log their reads and collect virtual prizes as they unlock content on the Silly Squad website: sillysquad.org.uk. It is free and easy to register. Alongside the main challenge, Oldham Libraries will be running an online programme of stories, crafts, competitions, writing workshops and more, through the Oldham Libraries Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OldhamLibraryService/. For more information please click on the picture link.
Mental Health Awareness Week - Kindness and Gratitude
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, supported by the Mental Health Foundation who have chosen the theme of ‘Kindness’. The Mental Wellbeing Team have based this week’s theme upon this, and also incorporated gratitude. Over the next week the team will be tweeting about resources and ideas as well as sharing the amazing work going on in our Oldham settings.
|Kindness & Gratitude Children & Families - May 2020||[pdf 946KB]|
Science Activities and Ideas - Spring into Spring
Welcome to this collection of ideas to help support you with home learning activities. There are lots of suggestions, as well as useful facts. You may wish to dip into this selection, modifying and adapting them to your child’s interests and to your context. There is an overarching theme of spring but this is a catalyst and your activities could lead into all kinds of new directions.
These learning opportunities are about shared experiences and about having fun. Nature activities may be limited to your garden, window box or a book but so many new skills and insights can be acquired. Be creative and utilise what you have around your home. Always risk assess carefully and ensure children are supervised. Have fun with descriptions and incorporate a lexicon of language, a wonder of words and a fountain of fabulous facts. Nature is really incredible and even if we cannot be really close to it, we can marvel at its magnificence.
|Spring into Spring Early Years Activities and Ideas - May 2020||[pdf 2MB]|
|Spring into Spring Primary Activities and Ideas - May 2020||[pdf 2MB]|
Saddleworth School Voices of Hope
Saddleworth School needs your help in capturing the hope and community spirit of our area during these difficult times. Your work will be entered into a competition and as well as receiving a trophy and prize, all finalists and winners work will be featured in a published booklet available to all entrants! Please select the document below to learn more.
|Voices of Hope Flyer||[pdf 235KB]|
Oldham Library Service Family Support
Oldham Libraries - Free Resources
The National Literacy Trust
Power of Kindness Calendar
As the UK faces a global coronavirus pandemic, things can feel a little uncertain and even overwhelming. But, during these difficult times, one thing is clear: small acts of kindness make a big difference. The power of kindness calendar helps children and young people learn about and carry out kind acts. This would be a lovely thing to do over the Easter break.
Oldham Libraries Service Family Support
Free Audio Books for Children
Amazon today cancelled the subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages for as long as schools are closed. Children everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning and just being kids! All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link: (copy and paste into your web browser).
Harry Potter at Home
Welcome to the Harry Potter At Home hub where you’ll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied - including special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. We’re casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!
PE with Joe
With the schools closed and with us all spending more time at home, it's more important than ever that we keep moving and stay healthy and positive. Exercise is an amazing tool to help us feel happier, more energised, and more optimistic. The workouts will be fun and suitable for all ages and even adults can get involved. You don't need any equipment, just tune in to my YouTube channel at 9am each morning for a 30-minute, fun workout.
Freddy Fit Daily Workouts
Eating a balanced diet isn’t the only thing you need to do to keep your body healthy. Exercise helps strengthen your bones and muscles which can help you stay fit and active when you are older. Freddy recommends doing at least 1 hour of exercise every day to keep us fit and strong. Please select from the documents below and visit the Freddy Fit website by clicking on the picture link.
9.00 – PE with Joe Wicks – http://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
9.30 – Dough Disco with Shonette Bason – Youtube
10.00 am – Maths with Carol Vorderman – www.mathsfactor.com
11.00 am – English with David Walliams – http://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
12.00 pm – Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eJLA2RIZNq4&list=PLcpoB2VESJme7ISxXEcXyVtFPsMi78icl
1.00 pm – Music with Myleene Klass – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrix.YBn6jFXsXQ
1.30 – Dance with Darcey Bussel – http://twitter.com/diversedance
2.00pm – History with Dan Snow – https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
4.00 pm – Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon, Wed, Fri) https://www.instagram.com/thecooks
Other useful websites
Other useful websites with lots of different learning to explore:
- Phonics play
- Whiterose Maths
- Times Tables Rock Stars
- Purple Mash
- BBC Bitesize
- Classroom secrets
- Natural History Museum
- Big Eyed Owl
- A Maths Dictionary for Kids
- Ten Pieces
- The Great Fire of London
- LearnEnglish Kids
- Get Body Smart
- BP Educational Service
- Science Museum
- Love Biology
- ICT games
- True Tube
- Think! Road Safety
- Poetry Zone
- World Book Day
- Fuse School
- Tate Kids
- CBeebies Make & Colour
- Let's Go Live With Maddie and Greg
- Tracing Ace