Home learning 9-11

Excite and engage your home learners with activities for ages 9-11

Get creative with hands-on activities at home

Learning doesn't stop at the school gate. Encourage your 9-11-year-olds to continue learning at home with these exciting resources, carefully curated to support teachers and parents.

Get creative with the design a guitar activity or explore the universe with the Earth and space topic starter. You can take inspiration from super scientists Charles Darwin and Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

Resources

Design a paper spinner activity

Can you design a paper spinner? Animation, photo slideshow, PowerPoint, skill-builder video and accompanying worksheets.

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Design a guitar activity

Animation, photo slideshow, PowerPoint, skill-builder video and accompanying worksheets on designing a guitar.

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Design a tower activity

Animation, photo slideshow, PowerPoint, skill-builder video and accompanying worksheets on designing a tower.

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Earth and space topic starter: Day and night

Why do we have day and night, and different seasons? Video and research challenge.

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Isaac Newton

Find out about Isaac Newton and his achievements. Presentation and quiz.

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Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Explore the life and inventions of Maggie Aderin-Pocock with story sheets, quiz and creative writing activity.

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Marie Curie

Explore Marie Curie's achievements. Presentation, quiz and investigation into the properties of an element.

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Stephen Hawking

Take students on a journey through Stephen Hawking's life and achievements using a presentation, inspiring story starters and a quiz.

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Grouping rocks activities

How are rocks made? Information cards, which students can use to categorise rock samples or to complete a worksheet.

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Fossil card activities

Resource containing two fossil-based card matching activities, and a quiz activity sheet.

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Introducing living things and their habitats

Animation, video and worksheets introducing pupils to living things and their habitats.

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Properties and changes of materials topic starter: Dissolving solids

What happens when sugar dissolves in tea? Video and activity.

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Ready. Steady. Science! (primary)

A collection of fun and creative science experiences using simple items for ages 4-11.

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Science Talks: Earth and space

Find out about the Sun, the Earth and the other planets in our solar system, take the quiz and talk about the science with family at home.

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