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Posted on: 20/03/2020

Home Schooling Tips/Ideas

Letter-to-parents-home-schooling-tips-1.pdf

Suggested-Timetable-for-home-learning.pdf

Timetable-Template.docx

 

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/

 

Childline

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

SafetyCard2020-TikTok.pdf

SafetyCard2020-Instagram.pdf

SafetyCard2020-Snapchat.pdf

 

Staying Healthy/Physical

Click here for information about staying healthy

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/

Yoga: https://littletwistersyoga.com/online-store/

Dances: https://family.gonoodle.com

 

Educational Websites

Visit the following websites for a range of educational games, ideas and activities you can use to support your child's learning:

Maths: https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/home-learning/utm_campaign=19_03_2020_COVID-19_Parent_Blog&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Pardot&utm_content=button

Maths: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Maths: https://www.themathsfactor.com/subscribe/your-details/#show

Maths: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Maths: https://myminimaths.co.uk

Maths: http://www.mathscore.com

Times Tables: https://collins.co.uk/pages/primary-mathematics-times-tables-test-simulator 

Phonics: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

English: https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/category/resources/

English: http://pages.literacyplanet.com/sprint_email.html

English and maths: https://collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home

Science: https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/

Science: https://www.kew.org/learning/learning-at-home

Science: http://www.stevebackshall.com/

Science: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/

Science: https://wowscience.co.uk/

Science: https://learning-resources.sciencemuseum.org.uk/resources/?type=at-home

Science: https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning​

Coding (ICT): https://www.tynker.com

Spanish: https://www.duolingo.com

D.T.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQbnYohrmfk&feature=youtu.be​

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

 

Audio Books

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:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/?fbclid=IwAR0KrnAibMvfqHFgqMK7I4crDfpwZxQuinp9FTVinLsi05df37LlUiVpRWY

https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/

 

Other ideas

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

100 activities to complete indoors

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