Distance Learning During Coronavirus

We have identified some good additional resources to help students whilst at home during the Coronavirus outbreak, some to support education and some to help emotional well-being.  Please see links below:

 

The National Literacy Trust – links to activities that support literacy 

Don’t let your older children be put off by the age range – the activities up to age twelve are suitable for all.
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Hundreds of maths games

https://www.coolmathgames.com/

 

Panoramic views of iconic locations, cultural events and space exploration

http://www.panoramas.dk/

 

Bear Grylls’ list of 100 things to do indoors.

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

 

P.E. with Joe Wicks

Joe will be taking over for PE lessons if you’re at home.  Joe is streaming live Monday to Friday at 9am on his you tube channel P.E. with Joe/The Body Coach.com  but we will provide a link from the past days in case you miss him live at 9am.

 

Get the free 30 day trial to make your own amazing comics

http://comiclife.com/

 

Free craft printables for kids

https://www.dltk-kids.com/

 

Lots of activities and free audiobooks

http://www.openculture.com/free_k-12_educational_resources

 

Panoramic views of iconic locations, cultural events and space exploration

http://www.panoramas.dk/

 

Create stories, games and animations on this site

https://scratch.mit.edu/

 

Allows you to draw on and annotate google maps

https://www.scribblemaps.com/

 

Free activities during school closure

https://www.studyladder.co.uk/?lc_set=

 

A virtual zoo where you can play games, solve puzzles and build your own animals

https://switchzoo.com/

 

A dictionary like no other. Type a word into the top bar to see it visualised in a brand new way.

https://visuwords.com/

 

Wikipedia, just easier to understand

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

 

Life Skills- Learn about the workings of Parliament

https://learning.parliament.uk/outreach/online/

 

Play What’s it like to be an MP?

Learn about the work and role of MPs, and how they balance their time between the House of Commons and their constituency in this fast paced online game.
Play the game

Visit UK Parliament online with our 360° virtual tour. Explore the Palace of Westminster and see where key events take place.

Stand at the despatch box in the House of Commons, find out about the House of Lords and explore Central Lobby.

Take a virtual tour

 

Free e-book access from Pearson UK

To help you continue learning while the schools are closed, Pearson UK are giving  free access to  e-books for KS3 and GCSE student books.

pearsonactivelearn.com/app/library

 

Link to Free Audible Stories:

audible.com Free Titles for Schools

 

Links to Learning Pages from Edgehill University

The aim of Edgehill University is to become a hub of resources for schools, families and communities to support  interests and learning over the coming weeks and months. The resources they are sharing below have come from a range of sources. Some will have been shared by lecturers or schools and others by parents. They are offering them  in the spirit of supporting learning in lots of different ways. These are not recommendations, just suggestions and you will be able  to select what works for you.

Edgehill Univresity – links to learning