Support during School ClosurePosted on: 20/03/2020
Home Schooling Tips/Ideas
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
For information on how to support mental health and wellbeing during these challenging times, please visit the Anna Freud Children and Families website at https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus/
A reminder that Childline is also available to support children and young people, they can be contacted by the phone on 0800 1111
or online by visiting https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/contacting-childline/
What if I’m worried about my child or another child?
If you’re finding it hard at home with your child and are struggling to cope, call Family Lives for free, confidential advice on 0808 800 2222.
If you’re worried about the safety of another child in our community, call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000. Or call the police on 999 if you think a child is in immediate danger.
Staying safe online
Visit the following website, for ideas and videos to keep children active whilst indoors https://imoves.com/the-imovement
Yoga and mindfulness ideas: https://www.cosmickids.com/
Visit the following websites for a range of educational games, ideas and activities you can use to support your child's learning:
English and maths: https://collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home
Coding (ICT): https://www.tynker.com
All subjects: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub
All subjects: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn
All subjects: https://thenationalcurriculum.com/learning-at-home
http://www.pobble365.com/ - this website has pictures that you can use as prompts for discussion and writing, it includes questions and ideas as you scroll down the page
Visit the following websites to find a range of audio books children can listen to, remember it is important for children to continue reading daily:
Edinburgh and San Diego Zoos have live cams in their animal enclosures, follow the links below to see the animals:
Edinburgh - https://buff.ly/2wowoGR
San Diego - https://buff.ly/33kU3nG