John Stainer

Additional remote resources by subject

In addition to the suggested resources on our Remote Learning page, here is a breakdown of resources by subject.

 Numeracy resources

  • Whiterose Tutorials - We use this scheme to teach maths in school. Keep popping back as this website will be adding more resources.
  • Maths at home (LGFL)  is designed to provide support for parents that wish to help their child with their mathematical development at home. A video has been made for every single National Curriculum descriptor for the whole of Key Stage 1 and 2, as well as an overview video for Early Years.
  • Mathletics Usernames and passwords to subscriptions are , but many of you will have this already at home.
  • TTBlast on LGFL - choose your timetables to practise. (Login using LGFL or use without login)
  • NRICH - Click on the primary hub to access maths problem solving activities for children.
  • Topmarks Daily Ten and other maths games.
  • ICT Games - maths games.

Reading resources - 


The school uses the SoundsWrite programme to teach early phonics (in Reception and Year 1). There is an app available for ipads at which mimics the word building strategies the children are taught in school.

There are two high quality courses for parents on I cannot recommend this enough for parents in Nursery/Reception/Year 1 to help you understand how your children use phonics to develop their reading skills.

Usborne's game is free to play on PC or can be downloaded across devices for a small cost. It is progressive and fun, so a good option for 'free screen time'.Parents need to set up a free account. 

The Phonics Play website has lots of fun games to play which will help your child with their reading skills. Access is free during school closures, with the login on their homepage or you can use our school login: Username: jan21 Password: home 

Other reading sources include:

Handwriting Practice has a great list of apps that can be fun and helpful for handwriting. For our youngest learners, lots of drawing, colouring and cutting will help to develop their skills.

Did you know that simply switching on the SUBTITLES on any TV programme will boost reading skills? This is easy to do on most channels and on-demand services like youtube and and BBC iplayer.

 English resources for all ages

  • Grammar Explained for parents 80 videos designed to  help parents, pupils and teachers understand the key requirements for vocabulary, punctuation and grammar in primary school.
  •  ICT Games - reading, handwriting, phonics and writing activities.
  •  Reading Zone Live - authors, writing and poetry
  • Spelling Shed - KS2 have been provided with logins in their packs.
  •  Spell Blast on LGFL - practise your spellings (Login using LGFL or use without login)
  • PhonicsPlay are offering free access. Username: march20 password: home
  • Literacy Shed free resources.

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Computing Resources

PE and movement


Mindfulness, meditation and emotions -

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Special Interests

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  Non-screen activities

Art and DT



Online Safety  Resources 

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Support and Resources for Parents