Primary Home Learning

Subject Year Group Where can I find it? As a minimum, we recommend that each child spends the following time utilising the recommended online resources
PHONICS Reception-year 4

At City of Birmingham School we use Read Write Inc. to teach phonics.  Read Write Inc. are putting on a daily 10 minute phonics lesson for pupils.

• Set 1 Speed Sounds 9.30 am (BST) - for children in Reception and children who are new to English

• Set 2 Speed Sounds 10.00 am - for children in Reception that can read Set 1 Speed Sounds and for children in Year 1, 2 and 3

• Set 3 Speed Sounds 10.30 am - for children in Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 that can read Set 2 Speed Sounds

These lessons can be found on the Read Write Inc. YouTube Channel:

For free phonics eBooks that support the Read Write Inc. programme, and for more parental support around phonics, please head to

30 minutes each day

Reception-year 4

Story time with Nick are films of well-loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and trainer and a wonderful storyteller.

Minimum of 3 times per week
Year 5 and 6

Listen to stories written and read by David Walliams

Minimum of 3 times per week
Reading and writing All years

urple Mash offers lots of resources for all aspects of the curriculum, including English. Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.

3 x 40 minute sessions each week
Maths All years

At City of Birmingham School we follow a mastery approach to teaching maths.

White Rose maths have set up free online learning and resources that follow the same style of teaching that our pupils are used to.

4 x 40 minute session each week
Science All years

Daily science lessons will be published here for every primary aged pupil

3 x 30 minute sessions each week
PE All years

9.00am – join in with Joe Wicks for a 30 minute, fun workout

History and Geography Year 3,4, 5 and 6

From animals and geography to science, nature and history, there are lots of facts and activities to be learnt

2 x 30 minutes sessions per week
Fun activities and crafts All years

A wide range of activities to follow or create using items that can be found at home

3 x 30 minute sessions per week


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