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Unity Primary Academy

“Giving every child every chance, every day.”

General Links

The BBC is starting daily lessons and educational opportunities from Monday 20th April. There are also thousands of links to videos, podcasts, games and activities on their website all for free. The links below will take you to Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7), Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11), BBC iPlayer and BBC sounds for educational podcasts.
Now Press Play is an immersive, imaginative audio experience that helps children learn about different events and people across a range of subjects. As Unity Primary subscribes to Now Press Play, they are offering parents free access to 21 audio resources and activities. Click the below link and enter the password nowpressplay.
Try out these scavenger hunts from Primary Playground if you need ideas to keep the children busy and engaged around the home.
The Guardian is recommending 20 learning apps for children available on tablets and phones. Please note, some of these apps are free and some require paid subscriptions.

Four Essex Headteachers have set up a website to support parents with home learning.


'Purple Watermelon is a site that provides engaging ideas, challenges, mindfulness and assemblies for parents to stay sane.
We are not focused on academic literacy and maths based activities; we are attempting to offer engaging, fun and mindful ways to keep you and your children sane and happy through this crisis. We will, however, link in ideas for keeping basic literacy and maths skills alive.'

The BBC is compiling a series of live lessons for all subjects in an interactive and fun way.
Twinkl is offering a lot of its resources to parents for free whilst at home.
Classroom Secrets is offering free resources for children in all subjects. (Sign up required)