Our content will be updated regularly. Check back here to see what other changes and updates have made.

08/07/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Website of the Day: Love My Books – Are you looking for a different book to read or a story to listen to? This website has books for all ages to enjoy. Maybe you’d like to find a dinosaur story, a story about space or a traditional tale! There are lots of ideas of different activities you could try linked to the stories too.

07/07/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Website of the Day: BBC Bitesize Art – BBC Bitesize have a great collection of video resources online. It is organised into various sections, where you can choose the area of art you want to look into, including art disciplines, media and materials and artists. So whether it be creating some Andy Goldsworthy art in the natural environment or creating a Banksy-style stencilling image, you will not be lost for new ideas!

06/07/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Website of the Day: Kapow – Are you missing being creative? Do you love designing and making things? During lockdown, ‘Kapow’ have released two design and technology projects for children to access. There is a KS1 topic for children to create a new chair for Baby Bear and KS2 can follow the lessons to create a castle. We look forward to seeing your creations!

29/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is Ducksters: Ducksters is an exciting, educational website which allows you to research and discover many intriguing facts about the 7 continents on Earth. You can study maps, look at a country’s population and research into different geographical features. Do you dare to play a game of ‘Geography Hangman’? If so, this website is a must-visit for you!

29/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Today is the final day of the Cornwall Games, please find the documents at the top of the home learning page. The website of the day is Classics for Kids: An opportunity for children to explore and bring classical music’s great composers to life through music, stories and games. 

26/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Today is the final day of the Cornwall Games, please find the documents at the top of the home learning page. The website of the day is Maths Frame – Did you ever think you could mix computer games with Maths? This website has lots of games which you play like regular computer games but with an added twist of challenging your Maths skills too. Why not take a look and see which games you like to play?

24/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Today is the third day of the Cornwall Games, please find the documents at the top of the home learning page. The website of the day is Education Quizzes – This website has lots of quizzes suitable for all ages! There are quizzes on all subjects with several different topics for you to try.

23/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Today is the second day of the Cornwall Games, please find the documents at the top of the home learning page. The website of the day is Code.org – This website includes free coding lessons in an attempt to encourage children to build upon (or start) their computer science knowledge. This is a nice pre-cursor to block build coding. However, the complexity can increase quickly but with great tutorials.

22/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Today is the beginning of Cornwall Games, please find the documents at the top of the home learning page. The opening ceremony begins at 10AM and live on YouTube HERE. The website of the day is Love My Books – Are you looking for a different book to read or a story to listen to? This website has books for all ages to enjoy. Maybe you’d like to find a dinosaur story, a story about space or a traditional tale! There are lots of ideas of different activities you could try linked to the stories too.

19/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is National Geographic – Art The National Geographic Kids site has a wide range of exciting resources which are free to download, once you have signed up. The resources come with step by step instructions on how to create various different things, including: carnival masks, pebble people and a dinosaur bone.

18/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is Ducksters – Ducksters is an exciting, educational website which allows you to research and discover many intriguing facts about the 7 continents on Earth. You can study maps, look at a country’s population and research into different geographical features. Do you dare to play a game of ‘Geography Hangman’? If so, this website is a must-visit for you!

17/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is Bitesize: Art – BBC Bitesize have a great collection of video resources online. It is organised into various sections, where you can choose the area of art you want to look into, including art disciplines, media and materials and artists. So whether it be creating some Andy Goldsworthy art in the natural environment or creating a Banksy-style stencilling image, you will not be lost for new ideas!

16/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Kapow. Are you missing being creative? Do you love designing and making things? During lockdown, ‘Kapow’ have released two design and technology projects for children to access. There is a KS1 topic for children to create a new chair for Baby Bear and KS2 can follow the lessons to create a castle. We look forward to seeing your creations!

15/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the STEM Computing. STEM.org.uk is a one-stop-shop for all things Science, Technology and Maths. The website is crammed full of great resources, tutorials and planning. I would encourage parents to have a look through the site first before letting children explore as the content is vast. Find an area they they are interested in an hone in.

11/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – the content for tomorrow’s learning is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Smartie the Penguin. It is really important for children to stay safe online!  Here is an online safety story for 3 to 7 year olds. Join in with Mummy Penguin’s song and follow the adventures of Smartie the Penguin as he learns how to be safe on the internet.

10/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Classics For Kids. An opportunity for children to explore and bring classical music’s great composers to life through music, stories and games.  Websites for music.

09/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Maths Frame. Did you ever think you could mix computer games with Maths? This website has lots of games which you play like regular computer games but with an added twist of challenging your Maths skills too. Why not take a look and see which games you like to play?

08/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Google Earth. Do you want to be transported to many amazing places? Are you interested in looking at untouched wilderness? Then spending time looking at the world through Google Earth is a website for you. You can search for many different places all over the globe from The Sphinx to the Great Wall of China.  What is the most bizarre place you can find?

05/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the WWF – Learn. You all know that looking after our environment is incredibly important! Learn about our amazing planet and some of its biggest threats.  Learn some fascinating facts about many amazing species that you’ll want to share with everyone you know!

04/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Food: A Fact of Life. Is there a better time to learn all about food, where it comes from and how to prepare a healthy meal? Fun for all the family, this useful website also has handy recipe ideas, activities for 3-16 year olds and resources including PowerPoint presentations, posters and activity cards.

02/06/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click the link to get to the Daily Home Learning page.

01/06/2020 – NEW CONTENT – Daily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. As you are maybe aware, our staff are returning into school this week. So in order to balance their workload, we have slightly tweaked our Home Learning approach- our English and Maths content will be produced through Oak Academy (please see your Year group’s planning). As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher.

22/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Our wonderful teachers have performed and recorded another poem for you to look at- these can be found at the top of your year group’s page. The website of the day is the Storyline. This website has a selection of stories to listen to and watch. 

21/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Science Sparks. This website is for all budding scientists this website has lots of fun experiments for children form Early Years upwards. 

20/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Topmarks. This website covers all areas of the curriculum from EYFS upwards. You can search by subject or age group. Use the tab ‘Learning Games’ to find the interactive maths games, some of which are tablet friendly.

19/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Wildlife Watch. Would your child would like to learn how to make a bird feeder? How about a snow globe? Or even binoculars? With the Wildlife Watch website they can do all this and more while learning about animals and the environment.

18/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Science Fun at Home. This science website has lots of easy to resource activity sheets for children to have fun with science at home.

15/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Tate – Kids. Explore the arts, go on an art adventure, learn a new skill or have a go at some art games.  

14/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Poetry Archive. Children can listen to  a variety poems read out loud. There are poems for all ages and a variety of themes to choose from.

13/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Guinness World Records. Guinness World Record for Kids website. Learn about existing records held and watch interviews and videos capturing all those weird and wonderful records from around the world.

12/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Charanga. Charanga is an award-winning music education technology, digital music program. This is a place for children to explore instruments and learn to play them, if they have access to one. It’s like a game where they will be able to create their own Avatar and earn points as the ‘travel the world’ and take quizzes.

11/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the iHub by First News. The iHub is a digital reading platform that is updated weekly with topical debates, polls, comprehensions, word puzzles and writing challenges based upon the most recent articles from First News.

07/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Paignton Zoo – Webcams. A Virtual visit to Paignton Zoo, you can see flamingos, meerkats or Sulawesi crested Macaques on the web cams or learn about different animals using the A-Z Animal guide.

06/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Story Time from Space! Listen to a story read by an astronaut on board the International Space Station!

05/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the 10 Minute Shake-Ups! 10-minutes of activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.

04/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Draw with Rob. Learn to draw with these draw-along videos with illustrator Rob Biddulph.

01/05/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the The Eden Project. You could learn how to make a marble run, how to use a milk carton to make a bird or learn about the plants in your garden. 

30/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Seussville. For all those fans of Dr Seuss. The online world of Dr Seuss with interactive games fun activities.

29/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the National Geographic. Explore the world with National Geographic. This website has activities you can try at home,  learn some interesting facts and games to play.

28/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTNew Reading Comprehensions added – On each year group’s page, the ‘Reading Comprehension’ section is now live for all years. This week’s reading comprehension has been added. Remember -we have also included a Parental Guidance document- this is to provide parents with an insight on what to do with the comprehension.

28/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the National Trust. This site gives you ideas and activities from the National Trust you could try at home! NOTE: The answers to the Maths – Problem of the Day are now sitting under images.

27/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is the Natural History Museum. This site where you can explore the A-Z of dinosaurs, learn how to draw a T-rex or become a nature detective. This website has so many interesting resources to explore.

24/04/2020 – NEW VIDEO Mindfulness for Children – The wonderful Mrs Cotterill has recorded a video of herself and Erin promoting mindfulness. Research suggests that Children of all ages can benefit from mindfulness, the simple practice of bringing a gentle, accepting attitude to the present moment. It can help parents and caregivers, too, by promoting happiness and relieving stress. The video can be found on our Making Home Learning Successful page.

24/04/2020 – NEW DOCUMENT Advice for Reluctant Writers – We have written a guide to help try and promote a more positive English experience at home for those children who may be reluctant to write under these bizarre circumstances. Here is a direct link to the document: Advice for Reluctant Writers.

24/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. We have another special surprise for the children today… There are now two videos at the top of each of the Year group’s page… As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is Science Museum. This website from the science museum is full of fun ideas to support learning at home. There are activities to try, videos to watch and games to play.

22/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is BBC – Maths. Today’s website of the day is a KS2 maths game featured on the BBC Bitesize website. Guardians: Defenders of Mathematica. Choose a character, then add, subtract, divide and multiply your way to victory in this fun maths game!

21/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is The Red Cross. This website from the British Red Cross is full of ideas and quick activities to help develop kindness during this uncertain time.

20/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTNew Section added – On each year group’s page, the ‘Reading Comprehension’ section is now live for all years. We will be updating this reading comprehensions weekly. This week’s reading comprehension has been added. We have also included a Parental Guidance document- this is to provide parents with an insight on what to do with the comprehension.

20/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTNew Section added – On each of the KS2 year group pages there is now a ‘Reading Comprehension’ section. This will be updated with new documents regularly but not daily. Today’s reading comprehension has been added.

20/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTNew webpage – As our own Hillfort reading library grows, there is now a new page where our reading material will appear. Firstly, Dr Cook’s has continued his reading of Boy: Tales of Childhood: https://www.hillfort.org.uk/listen-to-stories/ Secondly, there will be a growing amount of resources being added to the page so check back regularly!

20/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is Scholastic. This website offers videos to watch with an activity to complete linked to the video for our younger learners. For our older learners, there are articles and books to read with an activity to try after reading the text if you’d like to have a go!

17/04/2020 – NEW CONTENT Useful learning websites updated – We have added in a spelling section to the Useful Learning Websites page. Over the next week or so this page will be populate with content that is subject specific.

17/04/2020 – NEW INFORMATION RWI Update – From Monday RWI are offering word time and spelling lessons as well as the speed sound lessons. The details of these sessions can be found at the bottom of your year group’s page.

17/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is Edinburgh Zoo where you can watch live feeds of the different animals including penguins, tigers, pandas and more at Edinburgh Zoo. 

16/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. Also, the resources page has some guidance on the daily theme. The website of the day is ICT Games page as it is crammed full of amazing free games and don’t forget the daily Bedtime Stories live on Facebook at 7pm.

14/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is David Walliams’ page as it is crammed full of amazing free stories.

05/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTThrive Activities – As we are are a Thrive school, we have received the next weekly pack of activities. They can be found on our Family Tasks page.

03/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTFriday’s Assembly – Dr Cook has recorded today’s assembly! Click here to view it on YouTube. You are in for a treat with this one… there is poetry!!!

03/04/2020 – NEW CONTENTStay Safe – Home Classroom – Our friends at Stay Safe have released a set of fantastic ‘Home Classroom’ resources. The direct link can be found by clicking here or you can visit our General Support and Safeguarding page.

31/03/2020 – NEW CONTENT Liskeard contact information – Liskeard Town Council have provided us with a very useful document that lists a range of information regarding our local area. The document can be found on our General Information page.

27/03/2020 – NEW CONTENT

27/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTFriday’s Assembly – Dr Cook has recorded today’s assembly! Click here to view it on YouTube.

27/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The new content for today is now live. Apologies for the delay there were a few technical problems uploading all of the documents. As always, click to get to the Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day is BBC – Supermovers. A website designed to get you up and moving about and keeping active while you learn. And finally, by popular request, I will be posting a new story on our Online Library page very shortly,

26/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTI Am Peace read by Mr McGirr – Our very own Mr McGirr has recorded himself reading the fabulous book, ‘I am Peace’. Such a thoughtful title for these challenging times. You are in for a treat! The video can be found here in our Online Libraries page.

26/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTRWI Phonics – Here is the link for all of the latest RWI Phonics resources now available on Oxford Owl. This includes: helpful videos, speed sound practice sheets, speedy green words slideshows as well as more RWI reading books. Please do ask if you would like advice on which speed sounds your child was learning or the colour reading books they were reading before the school closure.

26/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The content for Thursday 26th March is now available. As always, it can be found here on our Daily Home Learning page. The website of the day today is around storytelling by the BBC. Click here to go straight to the BBC page.

25/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTActivities with the little ones! – We know that keeping the younger learners busy can be tricky. So we have compiled a list of activities that you can do with your EYFS children. The document can be found here.

25/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTWhat are the features of a newspaper? – Have you ever wondered how journalists and editors create a newspaper? Well this is the starting point for children. Have a look at this fantastic BBC resource.

25/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The content for Wednesday 24th of March is now available. How did you do with the maths problem of the day? Click on thought to our Daily Home Learning page to find the latest planning and resources.

24/03/2020 – NEW DOCUMENTHave you ever wondered how to teach times tables? Then look no further for our handy guide for all ages. Visit our Daily Updates page to find out more (listed under the maths resources section). Also, there is now a times table poster and a set of multiplication squares for you to aid learning.

24/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTKS1 and KS2 Daily challenges. The well-known White Rose Maths have released a daily maths problem for both KS1 (orange heading) and KS2 (blue heading). Check out the Daily Home Learning page- just underneath the writing prompt and you’ll find the new prompts.

23/03/2020 – NEW RESOURCEConverting Measure Document – Good morning folks, there is now a document/guide on how to convert measure. Converting measure is part of today’s daily planning. The guide can be found here: https://www.hillfort.org.uk/resources-home/

23/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The content for Tuesday 24th of March is now available. Just a reminder that the two images at the top of the page are used as part of the writing home learning activity. The direct link is: https://www.hillfort.org.uk/daily-home-learning-edit/ Also, the Daily Home Learning page has been slightly redesigned to make it easier to navigate.

23/03/2020 – NEW WEBSITESVirtual Learning Sessions – Common Sense Media has provided us with a list of Virtual Learning sessions. I have added these session to the Useful Learning Websites page. Highly recommended as there are a lot of fantastic actors and content involved. These sessions could be used to break the day up.

23/03/2020 – NEW WEBSITEMyON Online Digital Library – Our friends at Renaissance have just release their online library for the foreseeable future. Thousands of AR books accessible any time of day. No logging in required! It is free to access and no need to sign up for all ages. The link is available here: https://www.hillfort.org.uk/online-library/

23/03/2020 – NEW CONTENTDaily Home Learning – The content for today’s learning is now live. The content for tomorrow will change sometime after 6pm. We will aim to hold 5 days worth of planning at any given time of each year group’s page. A list of common exception words have been added to Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pages. Logging into GetEpic is working more smoothly. The guide of which can be found here: https://www.hillfort.org.uk/online-library/