Please see the below links to useful online resources during the school closure. We will update these regularly so please keep checking back!
This is a suite of new, and some more familiar, resources to support children’s learning at home across the age range and across a range of subject areas. These focus on English, Maths, Science, PE, wellbeing and SEND.
General Learning & Resources
>> Ark Mastery Programme << English and maths four-week booklets
>> Audible Stories << has made all of its classic children’s stories free
>> BBC Bitesize << GCSE Art and Design
>> BBC Bitesize << Lots of free resources here with videos and quizzes, too
>> The Brilliant Club << Nottingham University links and videos for KS4 students
>> Century Tech << English, Maths and Science resources
>> Exact Editions << Library of educational magazines, past and present (use code 422350)
>> Daily Routine << FREE daily resources across a range of subjects
>> Day Dream Education << Covers a range of topics with visual summaries
>> Emile << All resources made free during school closures
Look at nature all around the world with >> Explore <<
>> Home Learning Hub << from Safer Schools
>> IBM << General learning resources
>> Into Film << 50 film guides for learning at home
>> Khan Academy << Free resources for children aged 2-18
>> Minecraft: The Education Edition << is popular with children already – these resources all have an educational purpose
>> North Lincolnshire Museum – Dudleys Takeaway << Craft activities
>> Pearson << FREE resources, tools, activities and workbooks
>> PebbleGo << You can find free packs for KS3 students
>> Performing Arts Community Group << Community group for thespians
>> Phonics Play << Free for the duration of the closure
Online >> physics demonstrations << for students of all ages
>> Pobble 365 << One free resource every day of the year
For music lovers, there is a 21-day free trial to learn an instrument with >> Prodigies Music <<
>> Progressay << is an online AI essay-marking programme for teachers and is free to use during school closure
>> Quaver Music << has free school closure activities for students learning at home
Watch >> science experiments << with Colorado University
>> Senaca Learning << English, Maths, Science, Geography & History
>> Teachit << Free resources for KS3 and KS4, all following the English national curriculum
>> TES resources << Everything from EYFS to KS5
>> The Girl with Curly Hair << Supporting people with autism
>> Think You Know << Online Safety and home activity packs released every fortnight
>> Twig and TigTag Education << Free resources for students aged 4-16
>> Twinkl << Get a month of free access using code 'CVDTWINKLHELPS'
>> 20-21 Visual Arts Centre ARTivities << Virtual art gallery
>> 20-21 Visual Arts Community Art Group << Community group for art lovers
>> Duolingo << A free app for your phone for students to work on their language skills, or try a new language
>> Memrise << Learn language through games and video clips on this online app
>> Rosetta Stone << Learn a language for FREE
Museums, art galleries, theatres and places of interest
>> The British Museum << has made its online collections free to the public
The >> Natural History Museum << has free virtual tours
The >> Tate Gallery << has a 360-degree virtual tour online
View the latest exhibitions at >> The National Gallery << virtual tours
Watch >> The Wind in the Willows << stage production online
>> The Vatican << has opened up its digital tours so the Sistine Chapel can be viewed
>> NASA Kids << is perfect for space fans. Learn all about the universe we live in by viewing these online videos
Podcasts and Radio
>> Pie Corbett Maths << for daily maths lessons at 9.30 am
>> BBC Teach << podcasts for ages 3 and up
>> GCSE podcasts << collected for you on a range of subjects
The >> Tes Podagogy series << for all your CPD needs
On Twitter, Patrick Stewart (@sirpatstew) is reading a sonnet a day
Julie Dawn Cole, who played the original Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (and Tes mental health columnist), is reading the book it was based on – Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – aloud one chapter a night at 6pm on her >> Facebook page <<
Google has launched>> Teach From Home << in collaboration with the >> UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education << (UNESCO IITE). Teach From Home is a central hub of information, tips, training and tools from across Google for Education to help teachers keep teaching, even when they aren’t in the classroom.
YouTube has >> Learn@Home <<, a website with learning resources and content for families – from popular learning channels such as >> Khan Academy, Sesame Street and code.org << – for help with Maths, Science, History and Arts. You can also visit the >> YouTube Learning destination << for more videos and helpful resources.
>> BBC iPlayer << has many educational and arts and culture videos available for free.
Carol Vorderman videos and worksheets for >> maths lessons <<.
Cartoon lessons on YouTube with >> Pete McKee <<.
>> Read Write Inc << has its phonics videos on YouTube.
>> PE with Joe << Daily workouts for students with Joe Wicks, The Body Coach
Mr Bruff's >> daily English lessons << for GCSE students
>> Coding for kids << daily lessons
Daily lessons including phonics on >> Twinkl TV <<
>> English National Ballet << with live ballet lessons