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Howitt Primary Community School

Achieve, Care, Enjoy

COVID / School opening / Working from home / Bubble closure


Our working from home year group pages: 

Nursery,     Reception,     Year 1,     Year 2,     Year 3,     Year 4,     Year 5,     Year 6


This web page is for parents and children to access work and activities while we are closed.

Click on the links to find learning tools, activity packs and websites to access from home...

We are updating these pages regularly - so keep checking back!

There have been some updates this weekend (19th April) including:


- Advice from the Government on how to help primary school children continue their education during coronavirus


- A list of online education resources for home education, from the Government.


- 5 Ways to Wellbeing - A family guide during the Covid outbreak


- A guide to supporting your autistic child when school is closed


Music and singing - free to use online from Sing-up at Home

The people at Sing Up want to ensure that children are still able to experience the benefits of singing. Music and singing are incredibly powerful, and can help support us in so many ways – emotionally, physically and intellectually. The benefits are endless...

Explore our free resources to keep kids learning and singing outside of school. 

Songs and backing tracks - EYFS and Key stage 1 children (nursery and infants)

Songs and backing tracks - Key stage 2 children (juniors)


NEW Videos and lessons online - with explanations from teachers:

- We now have details of the new National Academy, which will provide 180 programmes per week. You can access the videos and lessons online

Search for your year group here.

They‘ll each be an hour long and include a quiz, a video explanation from the teacher and a worksheet  – and be free to use. They will provide the equivalent of three hours of lessons a day for primary school pupils.  



- From 20 April, you’ll be able to access regular daily lessons in English and Maths, as well as other core subjects, in an expanded version of the BBC Bitesize website and also on special programmes broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button.


Key Stage 1 (Infants) programmes are here

Key Stage 2 (Juniors) programmes are here

White Rose maths lessons - join the party!

Maths lessons online from
Hear a free daily story with your elevenses, from David Walliams... click here

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)

Every fortnight, Think U Know are releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.