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Please find resources below for support and self-study for students and families who are currently staying at home;

 

 

Daily Lessons on YouTube and Facebook.
Learning to read at home with Read Write Inc. Phonics during School Closure (Sign up on Facebook or YouTube.)

Three short Speed Sounds lessons only available at the following times…
  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9:30am and repeated at 12:30pm.
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds10:00am and repeated at 1pm
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10:30am and repeated at 1:30pm
https://www.purplemash.com
Choose The New Rush Hall School and access portal
Password = staff
Username = staff

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

https://www.explorationoftheday.com/
Artistic exploration website

http://languagejam.net
Learn new languages online

https://www.humblebundle.com/
Online sci-fi books

https://www.khanacademy.org
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.

Futurelearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Blockly
https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac
Activities and quizzes

Twinkl
https://www.twinkl.co.uk
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

https://roll20.net/
Play DnD and other RPGs with friends online or make new friends and learn how to play. It’s free for basic serivce (which is likely all you will need)

https://artsandculture.google.com/
There’s a link to themes and collections in the drop down menu, and virtual gallery tours to check out.

https://librivox.org/
Audiobooks. Like Audible, but FREE! Basically if you aren’t aware, Project Gutenberg stores all books which are outside copyright (and therefore free to read https://www.gutenberg.org/)
Librivox is where people have taken these books and then narrated them.

https://www.vulture.com/2020/03/coronavirus-the-metropolitan-opera-to-stream-free-operas.html
Free online operas

https://www.boatloadpuzzles.com/
Free online puzzles

https://www.zooniverse.org/projects
You can help make a difference and keep boredom at bay right here –

https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD6BF044AE5B386D2
Complete online free music concerts

https://www.stageit.com/
Online theatre productions

https://www.dramaonlinelibrary.com
Online plays and theatrical performances

https://www.duolingo.com/
free website for learning languages which can be very useful if you’re looking to learn a new language. Also comes in a phone app which is very good

Free old novels and short story collections can be found on Project Gutenberg and Wikisource:
https://www.gutenberg.org/
https://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours
Virtual museum tours

http://www.openculture.com/2019/02/download-free-coloring-books-from-113-museums.html
Free colouring books to download and print

Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

 

https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/
Telephone befriending service for the elderly

www.llttf.com
Online cognitive behavioural therapy site

www.youngminds.org.uk
Children and adolescent mental health support resource

https://www.headspace.com
Meditation/ relaxation and sleep resources

https://www.mind.org.uk/workplace/mental-health-at-work/taking-care-of-yourself/five-ways-to-wellbeing/
Wellbeing advice

https://www.cruse.org.uk
Bereavement counselling

https://www.samaritans.org/
Samaritans

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself
Self help resources for mental health issues

https://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk
Online resource for all mental health issues, including bereavement

https://www.coursera.org/
Online resource for skills building