Distance Learning

This page has been set up to assist with distance/blended learning in the event of the closure of a class bubble or full school closure.

Foundation Phase children- will access most work through Hwb.

Key Stage 2 children- will access most work through MS Teams.

Should parents have a query regarding the work, please contact the school using the email address below. Please put the name of the member of staff the email is for in the subject line (FAO Mrs*****).

This email account will be checked daily (only during class bubble closure or whole school closure) and emails forwarded to the members of staff.

email:     teachers@presteigne.powys.sch.uk

Watch this useful guide for parents.

Supporting Literacy at home (guide for parents):Supporting Parents with Language and Literacy

Supporting Maths and Numeracy at home (guide for parents): Supporting Parents with Maths and Numeracy




Shape My Street Competition

Shape my Street 2020 ATTACHMENT english (1)

How to…. guides: 

How to open a task on j2homework

How to use j2e

How to use Microsoft Teams

Spread some positivity and be a Hwb Hero – 


Lessons and activities for all subjects



Maths and Numeracy:

Times Tables Rockstars – https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Maths problems – http://nrich.maths.org

Maths games – http://topmarks.co.uk

Maths games and activities – https://www.themathsfactor.com/

25 maths games to play at home – https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/?utm_campaign=02_04_2020_25_Games_Activities_Blog&utm_source=pardot&utm_medium=email&utm_content=button

More simple maths activities you can do at home – https://abcdoes.com/home-learning/

Languages, Literacy and Communication:

Pictures and question prompts to develop inference skills and inspire creative writing – http://onceuponapicture.co.uk

Phonics – https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

Access Oxford reading books – https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Read Theory – https://readtheory.org/auth/login

Stories – https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Log in to j2e and practise your spellings using j2blast. You can choose the phase words you are learning or choose a spelling list (e.g. Year 3/4 or Year 5/6) – https://www.j2e.com/j2blast

David Walliams stories every day at 11am –https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/


April issue of Bore Da – BoreDa_Ebrill_2020_Arlein

Pori Drwy Stori rhymes and stories in English and Welsh – https://www.booktrust.org.uk/what-we-do/programmes-and-campaigns/poridrwystori/families/

Health and Wellbeing:

Creative cricket ideas with Chance to Shine – https://www.chancetoshine.org/staying-active-during-the-covid-19-outbreak?utm_source=Portal+Teachers&utm_campaign=4d044a96ba-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_04_14_04_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b4486fc5f7-4d044a96ba-138458293

A downloadable book to help explain Coronavirus to children. Written and illustrated by an NHS nurse – dave-the-dog-coronavirus-1-1

Daily PE sessions with Joe Wicks – https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

Dances and activities – https://www.gonoodle.com

BBC Supermovers – https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Premier League Primary Stars resources – https://plprimarystars.com

School Beat Cymru – https://schoolbeat.cymru/en/teachers/

School Beat activities for 5-9 year olds – https://schoolbeat.cymru/en/news/article/activity-book-for-ages-5-9/

Free online active sessions – http://www.healthmatterseducation.co.uk/

Expressive Arts:

Drama games and activities – https://dramaresource.com/drama-games/

Music activities – https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2bL2NL6Cwlsj2Cs4BXkvg9X/primary-music

Art activities and games – https://www.tate.org.uk/kids

Science and Technology:

Unplugged coding activities to try at home with Barefoot Coding – https://www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning?mc_cid=b8b438bf50&mc_eid=ae130f0093

Daily science demos from Techniquest (a new one will be uploaded each day at 12pm) – https://www.techniquest.org/daily-demos/

Code Club projects – https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/codeclub

More coding opportunities and projects – https://code.org/

Find out about the animals at Edinburgh Zoo on their animal cams – https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/

Lego engineering challenges – http://www.educatingyoungengineers.com/lego-club-activity-ideas

Get cooking – https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/collections/10_easy_recipes_for_kids


National Geographic Kids – https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/category/discover/geography/

BBC Bitesize KS2 History – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zcw76sg

Activities your children can complete linking to famous museums – https://kidsinmuseums.org.uk/2020/03/10-museum-activities-to-keep-children-entertained/

Useful links:

Hwb –  https://hwb.gov.wales/