Junior Homeschooling Resources (KS2)

Junior School

Home Learning Resource Packs
Key Stage 2

If your family has been affected by the school closures due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, My Online Schooling are here to support you and your child with a variety of free learning resources.

During this uncertain time, it’s important to establish some form of daily routine, so we hope that these resources can help contribute to your child’s homeschooling each day. The KS2 Home Learning Resource Packs include a variety of free downloadable learning materials from Twinkl suitable for Key Stage 2 children in Years 4-6.

For further home learning resources, you can also access Twinkl’s Home Learning Hub. This is updated daily with free activities, games, information and more.

Click the following links to access:

Junior School

Reading Lists
Key Stages 1 & 2

Whether you’re child’s a total bookworm or reluctant reader, reading is a hugely important part of their education development at this stage. The benefits of reading for children are wide-ranging, including improving vocabulary, developing creativity and imagination, and promoting cultural awareness.

We’ve put together the following lists of 100 recommended books to read before leaving Key Stages 1 and 2.

Click the links below to download:

My Online Schooling

Take Home
Learning Kits

Our fantastic teachers and staff have put together a selection of take home learning kits full of engaging and fun learning activities to keep your children engaged and entertained during lockdown, holidays, or in their spare time!

The Spring Learning Kit

This learning kit covers an array of fun Maths, English and Science activities. In here you’ll find exciting projects such as writing and making a TV advertisement, creating a tornado in a bottle and a teabag rocket, all in the comfort of your own home!

Junior Festive Science Kit 

Our latest learning kit focuses on 12 festive themed, practical science activities specifically designed for primary-aged children. Most of the activities can be carried out with items found around the house, or at a very small cost.

Download our FREE learning kits below:

Watch Our Free

Facebook Live Lesson
Recordings

Looking for a little educational boost in your child’s homeschooling routine?

Take a look at some of our Facebook Live lesson recordings below. These lessons are 30 minutes long and suitable for children in Key Stage 2. We will be updating the collection below regularly with more fun, engaging KS2 lessons recordings.

In the meantime, make sure to follow the My Online Schooling Facebook Page to catch our free Facebook live lessons in real time, and to view the full bank of Facebook Live lesson recordings.

Year 5 Maths: Fractions

Join us for this free Year 5 Maths lesson, where teacher Miss Taylor focuses on fractions, teaching us what exactly a fraction is and how to add and multiply them.

Year 6 Maths: Algebra - Solving Equations

In this Maths lesson, Mrs Imbush teaches us Algebra, and how to solve equations, with a little help from her dog Custard!

Year 6 History: The Tudors - Queen Elizabeth I

In this Year 6 History lesson, Ms Lady teaches us about the Tudors and Queen Elizabeth I, focusing on the importance of her role in English history and the wider world.

Other

Recommended Resources

for Homeschooling

We have compiled a list of some useful homeschooling resources, recommended by our teachers, that will help support your family when homeschooling day to day.

Learning Resources

LearningResources.co.uk provide a huge variety of free, fun and engaging downloadable activity sheets and games suitable for KS2 and under. Their website also includes useful tips for parents, weekly homeschooling planners and much more.

BBC BiteSize

BBC Bitesize have now launched online lessons, offering three new lessons each weekday, including videos and activities for Primary aged 3, through to Post School 16+.

They also have a free online learning scheduleto help you plan your child’s homeschooling for the week.

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl  is a site packed full of useful tips and activities to help parents support their child’s education. You will find lots of free reading activities, including some maths resources too, for Year 6 and below.

P.E. with Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks, otherwise known as “The Body Coach“, is a British fitness coach. He is a huge advocate for promoting the importance of exercise, and using it as a tool to help us feel happier, more energised and optimistic.

It’s important that we keep active and motivated when schooling from home. During lockdown Joe offered daily Live P.E. lessons on YouTube. Joe’s P.E. workouts are fun and designed to get the whole family involved.

Every P.E lesson was recorded, and you can find them all on the The Body Coach TV  YouTube Channel.

Dekko Comics 

Dekko Comics turn education into pure entertainment, covering a variety of topics across the Key Stage 2 Curriculum.

Using a combination of visuals, storytelling and humour, their comics help engage a wide audience of children, and they have proven to be especially helpful for children with dyslexia, autism, ASN and more.

Dekko Comics is all about turning education into pure entertainment, helping to break down any motivational barriers and also make it a lot more accessible to children who struggle with conventional teaching structures and methods.

They have over 144 comic teaching stories, plus extra materials, and they are now all available online for FREE during the COVID-19 period. Take a look at Dekko Comics here. 

The Full

My Online Schooling

Service

My Online Schooling provides a full-time British education online to all children of school age. We believe that all young people deserve access to a quality education, which is why all of our teaching is based online. In doing so, we have opened the doors for pupils worldwide to study the highly accredited English National Curriculum, as well as to receive International GCSE and A-Level qualifications to show for it.

We are in the fortunate position to be able to continue offering a full, interactive curriculum education that can be accessed online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To find out more about our online school and paid services, please enquire via the ‘Enquire Here’ button.