Rodney House Special School

Rodney House Special School

Welcome to Hippo Class

Home Learning 

Welcome to our home learning page. There is a timetable below to suggest how you structure your learning at home. There are lots of videos, and copies of the worksheets that have been sent home. Please let us know what you would like to see more of.

If it is right for you we would love to see you join the live learning sessions each morning and afternoon. 

Send your consent form back to join online learning sessions - ring school if you need more info!  

Home Learning Timetable

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Please keep scrolling down to find the different sections:

  • Session videos
  • Physical, PSED and sensory sessions and ideas
  • Worksheets and websites

Session Videos

Below you will find a range of video lessons covering the curriculum, including Communication, Literacy, Maths and Science. 

Red Nose Day

Hippos had a visit from some pirates on zoom! We made pirate hats and enjoyed listening to sea shanties.


Phonics - Silly Soup 


What the Ladybird Heard

Please find below a Communication Mat to use when listening to What the Ladybird Heard.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Colourful Semantics

Move and Mark

Find some space and  get ready to move and mark! You will need some flipper flappers (socks, scarfs, flannels, tea towels etc) some foam and something to draw with! Are you ready?



Hippo Class enjoyed a magical visit from Father Christmas, they prepared him a glass of milk and a cookie to say thank you for their presents. 

Hippo Class walked to Longsight Library to read the community's wishes in the winter sunshine. 

Physical, PSED and Sensory sessions and ideas


Come and join in our Galaxies session. Watch the bottom video to see which resources you'll need.

Yoga with Emily

Find some space and pause the video to get into position. Stretch, relax and enjoy!

Attention Time

I've got something in my bucket! Let's open it and look...

Traffic Light Game

Dough Disco

Below is Dough Disco with Nicky. The session is in four parts and you will find four videos below.

Three Little Pigs Story

Huff and Puff Painting

Worksheets and websites

Here you will find some worksheets and suggested websites to support your learning at home. We post a pack fortnightly but please let us know if you need something more. 

Be Brave Little Penguin

Watch the video of the story 'Be Brave Little Penguin' in our story section and complete the activities below.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Literacy - Phonics

Click the image below to go to a BBC game where you can learn and practice the Phase 2 sounds 'i, n, m and d'.

Watch how they are formed too!


Click the image below to colour in your own caterpillar on your computer or tablet.

Interactive Ordering and Sequencing Game

Click the image below to go and play!