Wordsworth Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 7NG

01793 332107

Ruskin Junior School

School work to do from home

Please find following the letters which have been issued to date regarding COVID-19.

30th March 2020

16th March 2020

16th March 2020 - General Homework

17th March 2020

As you will be aware - Government instruction is now that we will be closing the school as of 3.10pm on Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice.

This page will be updated on a regular basis with hints, tips and homework plans for the children in each year group. We will also include any other help and tasks that we feel could benefit the children. If you have any queries or issues then feel free to email or text the school as you normally would as lines/emails will be manned.

Year 3

Homework Document - 19th March 2020

Year 3 - Week beginning 30/03/2020

Year 4

Homework Document - 19th March 2020

Year 4 - Week beginning 30/03/2020

Year 5

Homework Document - 19th March 2020

Year 5 - Week beginning 30/03/2020

Y5 and Y6 spelling list

Year 6

Homework Document - 19th March 2020

Year 6 - Week beginning 30/03/20

Y5 and Y6 spelling list

Timestable cards


The brand new Blue Kite website dedicated to working from home can be found here!

As a school we also have access to iLearn2 which is a website with online learning packs.  They have enabled access from home - please follow these instructions:
  • Go to the website:  www.ilearn2.co.uk
  • Browse the activity packs and choose one to do (or we choose for each year group)
  • Make a note of the number of the pack
  • Go to loin and enter the pack number
  • You can then access the activity video and have a go at the learning activities

We also have access to FirstNews online which the children should be aware of.  However, the access details are:

  • Download the app for First News
  • Tap the options icon at the bottom of the screen
  • Tap login
  • Tap "I have a print subscription" (from the publisher which entitles me to digital access
  • Enter the Web ID: 575D6278
  • Return to the start page and tap download under this week's issue

Ruskin have arranged free access to Brainpop - another website with full curriculum work packs which can be accessed from home. Just follow these instructions:

  • Go to the website:  https://www.brainpop.com/
  • Click on the link to Login and use these details:
    • Username: ruskin2020
    • Password:  April0120


David Walliams is releasing an audio book every day for the next month! Definitely something most children will enjoy!!  You can access them her:


Wiltshire Cricket have spent some time creating a small Cricket-based activity book for your children to use whilst they are at home!

The activity book has a wide variety of activities, including:

- Fitness Challenges

- Maths Activities

- Cricket Practices

- English Language Activities

- Research and Geography Tasks

AND MUCH MORE!  We have attached the activity book here

DANCE - if you have a child interested in dance and fitness following are some links that you may find helpful!

Oti Mabuse Kids Dance Classes - 
Lots of new dance routines on here -
Lots of resources on this one and they are doing a free sign up at the moment-
Videos with dance moves/ routines- watch the video first as some are aimed more at teens-
Some of these are really fun -
MUSIC - some links for anyone who's child is interested in music:
Myleen Klass is streaming live music lessons on YouTube. 
MATHS - Attached here is a Times Table fun pack to use alongside the Times Table Rock Stars
GENERAL - Mrs Jupp has kindly put together a list of possible entertainments for the children whilst they are at home!
BBC are issuing many different workshops. This is an English specific one around Homophones - https://bbc.in/2WpURpY
The National Literacy Trust have created a free Family Zone to help with teaching children at home - the link is:
TTS Group have also created wonderful online fun packs - they do not need to be printed and can be found here:

Into Film Resource is also a wonderful resource which gives ideas for activities and questions to do whilst watching films.