St Stephen's Infant School

Striving, Supporting, Inspiring, Succeeding

Lansdown Road, Bristol, Avon, BS15 1XD

01454 866470

School Day: 8:50am-3.15pm – all year groups

Remote Home learning

Schools have been asked to make plans for providing remote education if needed. This means that if your child needs to stay at home, due to shielding or self-isolation, we will support you to continue learning.


On this page you will find links to general teaching ideas if it is just your child/children needing to learn from home.


If it is a whole year group bubble, click on the year group link to find out more about the remote learning pack.


We do not intend that children spend all of their time at home learning from screens but the Internet has lots of useful resources. Classteachers will be sending home new exercise books for you to use with your child. This could be used for: writing stories, writing a diary of what you get up to, writing some facts about things that you learn, or completing maths problems. 


If you have any questions you can contact your child’s classteacher by emailing the office



The Oak Academy is a great resource for each year group. We have planned Gingerbread Man to be used by a year group bubble so don’t choose this unit. Otherwise any other unit can be followed.


Reception can follow this link

Year 1 and Year 2 can follow this link



The Oak Academy is a great resource for each year group. You can choose any unit to follow. We recommend a number unit.


Reception can follow this link

Year 1 and Year 2 can follow this link


Reception/Year 1 love watching Number Blocks and Alphablocks on BBC iPlayer follow these links to watch the programs.



  • Reception – single consonants and vowels (phase 2/3).
  • Year 1 – blends in CVCC/CCVC words such as help, stop, (phase 4).
  • Year 2 – vowel digraph combinations e.g. ay/ai, ee/ea, igh/ie, oa/ow, oo/ue and adding suffixes __ed, __ing (phase 5 and 6). for information. for games and resources. for short videos about different phonic spelling patterns (really good!).



The Oak Academy is a great resource for finding out about topic lessons such as Science, History, Geography, RE, Music and PSHE.


Reception can follow this link

Year 1 and 2 can follow this link



Children in Year 1 and 2 also have access to Purple Mash:

Classteachers have sent home children's usernames and passwords. When you log in to Purple Mash there is a button called '2do' if this has a number next to it that means that a classteacher has assigned a specific task for your child. As well as these tasks feel free to complete any of the activities that your child is interested in from the website.

Other ideas

Here are also a further 25 ideas that you could do at home. 

Here are some ideas for writing that you could do in the exercise book.

All year groups could also complete some art challenges such as these.

For Year 1 and 2 it would be really helpful for you to check if your child can read and write the Common Exception Words.

Our Science Bag isn't able to be brought home at the moment so we have shared the contents of our usual science bag for you to try at home. 

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Speech and Language Support a Message from Speechlink.

To support your children's speech, language and communication needs, when your school closes, we have fast tracked the launch of our new parent's portal to help.

The site will be live from late afternoon Friday 20th March and will provide parents with FREE speech and language advice, resources and activities.

The site can be found at