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Hurst Knoll St James'

CE Primary School

Inspiring Faith and Learning for Life


Home Learning

New links and activities will be added here and to each Class Page. If you have any queries about home learning, please contact school using the dedicated 'Home Learning' email address that we have set up - - Please include your child's name and class teacher within the subject of the email so that the appropriate class teacher can respond to you. 

This week is The Great Science Share Week. There are lots of exciting activities to complete as part of the week. On Wednesday 10th June at 10am there is a live lesson that you can follow on YouTube. The description below provides more detail and the link for the lesson is there too. 


Build your own telephone!!

Ever wanted to be able to speak to your brother, sister or friends in secret!? Well now you can as in this week's Wonder Wednesday we'll make a secret telephone line! And, as it's World Ocean Week, we going to make it with plastic cups so they don't end up in the sea!

On Monday 20th April, Oak National Academy was launched which provides online lessons for children. Children can watch the lessons and complete the suggested activities. Click the link below to access the activities and lesson content.


BBC Bitesize are also providing daily lessons from a range of subject areas. Click the link below to access their content.

As well as the activities listed below, why not try the Covid-19 time capsule booklet below. If you don't have the facilities to print at home, children could create their own version. Have fun!
A list of suggested learning activities has been published by the DFE and can be seen by clicking the following link - DFE suggested activities  
The attached documents provides activities and useful websites which have been inspired by places around the world. 

Click the link below to see a range of activities from the zoos around Britain and Ireland.

Home Learning Activities

The documents below provide home learning activities for children in each class. They will be updated on a regular basis so keep checking back here. 

The document below provides a range of activities that you can complete with your child whilst at home and all will give the children some time away from their screens. 


The document below contains numerous links to websites which provide activities or offer free trials to access a range of materials aimed at children of all ages. 

Speech and Language challenges 


The documents below provide challenges and activities that you can complete with children at home to help with their speech and language skills. Try them out!