Chatburn C of E Primary School


Online Safety

Here are a few of the resources that can be used to help keep children safe online:

  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)
  • Let’s Talk About It (support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation)
  • UK Safer Internet Centre (tips, advice, guides)

Find lots of reading books on Oxford Owl which are book-banded and age appropriate.


Bug Club gives access to lots of quality texts for Primary school children.


Recommended Reading



Click on the links below for arithmetic practice sheets for Y2, Y3. Y4 and Y6. Answers are included.

SEND : Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

These newsletters from the Lancashire SEND Specialist Teacher Service have lots of suggestions and practical ideas for parents and carers of young people with SEND.

Topics cover the broad areas of:

  • cognition and learning
  • communication and interaction
  • social and emotional wellbeing
  • sensory and physical needs.




Primary Curriculum BBC Bitesize Lessons

Click here for the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2





Here are some great science-based activities which can be done at home.

  • Presented by identical twins, Dr.Chris and Dr. Xand van Tulleken, Operation Ouch is packed with videos and incredible facts about the human body and the fascinating world of medicine and biology.
  • Explorify at home suggests science activities for parents and carers. It's based on the primary science curriculum, but easy to do at home with no special materials needed.
  • British Science Week activity packs are bursting with science fun for all ages (you can choose from early years, primary and secondary packs).
  • Download Star and Superstar-level science activities for primary children and choose from projects based on chemistry (cheese-making), chromatography (ink investigations) and physics (bridge-building). Or why not have a go at making bath bombs and fizzy drinks or investigating what helps bread rise?
  • Fix robots, take the sheet metal challenge, design a clinical trial, build a wind farm, learn Morse code and smash some atoms – you'll have loads of different science-themed interactive games to choose from.
  • Create your own model of the layers that make up the Earth, model basic plate tectonics, design a trilobite, make your own Sedimentary Strata Trifle (yum!) to find out how sedimentary rocks are formed and explore how igneous rocks behave – the Home GeoLab from Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust has suggestions for hours of geological fun.
  • NASA Space Place is your one-stop online destination for space and Earth activities.
  • An artificial arm, a leech jar, an Enigma machine and a marine sextant – just a few of the objects from the Science Museum collections which you can look at in 3D online.
  • The Science Museum Learning Resources portal is also packed with games and activity suggestions.
  • Who wouldn't want to experiment with Antigravity Maltesers, Eerie Blue Water, Moody Magnets, a Gloveaphone or Mushrooming Magnets? There are 155 Marvin and Milo science activities to choose from on the Institute of Physics website.

Have a look at some of these activities to help develop your Geography skills and knowledge.



Have a look at some of these great History activities.

  • A fantastic art website for children, Tate Kids is a hub for playing loads of interactive art games and quizzes, watching videos and exploring art and artists.
  • Libraries, archives and cultural institutions around the world are sharing free colouring sheets based on materials in their collections through Colour Our Collections.
  • If you'd rather do some science-themed colouring, we love the Oxford Physics Colouring Challenge: learn about magnetism, spin waves and flux pinning as you colour in.
  • Create your own pixel art character resources from the National Video Game Museum resources will guide you through creating animated pixel art step-by-step.
  • If your child loves superhero characters, encourage them to get creative and draw them themselves!  Free Youtube lessons on how to draw favourite Marvel characters.
  • Learn to make salt dough beads, paint with string, make your own kaleidoscope, take part in a paper aeroplane workshop, watch a kids' art history guide to Frida Kahlo and more – Isolation Art School on Instagram is packed with projects, daily lessons and tips by artists to help people get creative while housebound.
  • #DrawTogether with WendyMac is a 30-minute drawing class for children of all ages, live on Instagram every school day at 5pm UK time.
  • With step-by-step instructions to drawing cartoons and free panel page templates to print and complete, the cartooning resources from the Cartoon Museum will get you started on caricature and cartoon strip creation!
  • Discover New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art collections using an interactive map and by watching behind-the-scenes videos presented by children, then travel through more than 5,000 years of art in the MetKids time machine.
  • What is code? How do computer games work? What is the internet? What is debugging? Whatever your child's computer science question, BBC Bitesize offers a child-friendly animated video explanation that's perfectly pitched for their age. Look through the BBC Bitesize KS1 computing and KS2 computing pages.
  • Barefoot offers over 60 cross-curricular lesson plans and engaging activity sheets and resources, prepared by teachers, to help you guide your child through fundamental parts of the computing curriculum without the need for screen time.
  • Girls Who Code aspires to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisation is making computer science educational activities available to download for free, to anyone who wants to access them.
  • Think Like a Coder is a 10-episode TED-Ed YouTube programming puzzles series.
  • Blockly Games teach programming through game-based tasks. Blockly is designed for children who have no previous experience with computer programming
  • Start writing code and get going with digital making with the free CodeClub activities and the Digital Making at Home projects from the Raspberry Pi Foundation.



Outdoor Learning

Click here for some great ideas for outdoor learning.







Class teachers can be contacted via email if you have any questions or if would just like to keep in touch with messages from the children! They will respond during school hours.

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We hope all our children and families stay safe and we look forward to seeing you all very soon!