Useful resources available around the web
The government has recently released a list of online resources that may be useful for your child.
There are many companies and organisations offering free access to resources for pupils in the event of school closures:
BBC: From 20 April, you’ll be able to access regular daily lessons in English and Maths, as well as other core subjects, in an expanded version of the Bitesize website and also on special programmes broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button.
Chatterpack: Online resources for anyone isolated at home
Driver Youth Trust: At Home Activities
Twinkl: School Closure Learning Packs
Twinkl: Home Learning Hub - lots of new activities for all ages every day
SEN Resources Blog: Ways to learn through play at home (YouTube videos)
Ian Bean: SEN ICT Resources
Crick Software: Free access to schools to Clicker Software
Scouts: The great indoors
Scholastic: Home learning resource packs
Classroom Secrets: Home learning packs
National Council for Special Education in Ireland: Online resources for children with SEN
2SimpleSoftware: Free access to both Purple Mash and Serial Mash
Everyone A Learner: Free online resources
One Education: Document listing a range of resources for home learning
Best Educational TV Shows on Netflix:
Ideas from Gill Deakin - A back-garden scavenger hunt
Reading & Literacy
Oxford University Press: Oxford Owl for Parents
Literacy Trust: Family Zone
Audible Books: Free access to hundreds of children’s audio books
David Walliams books: Elevenses with The World of David Walliams
Literacy Shed: Free literacy resources
Stay at Home Story Time: Oliver Jeffers will be reading a book every weekday
Radioblogging.net: Pie Corbett is reading stories every day as well as other activities
Phonics Play: Free access, use the site without having to subscribe
Rhyming Stories - Rhyming Multi sensory stories
Birmingham Library Storytime https://birmingham.spydus.co.uk/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRNGEN/WPAC/VIRTUALstory
Maths Chase: On-line Maths games
Third Space Learning: Free home learning resources and Maths Packs for Primary Maths (KS1 & KS2)
PE & Sensory
The Body Coach: PE lesson every morning at 9.00 am
The Sensory Project: Covid-19 educational resources
Wildlife Trust: Looking after yourself and nature
Woodland Trust: Nature Activities
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