Learning Support Overview
Please click on the class buttons below for resources for your class. In addition there is large educational links section for each subject and general learning and also links to SEND specific resources.
We have also established a Google Classroom for students. Login details and a Google Classroom Student Guide have been sent out. Google classroom can be accessed by clicking the button below.
*If you are a Chromebook user the Google Classroom login may override any local security restrictions you have on your device. Please click the button below for how to solve this issue.
EDUCATIONAL WEBSITE LINKS
Twinkl is a huge library of resources for school during this time the content is free. To logon go to https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ and enter the code: UKTWINKLHELPS
https://thestorystarter.com/ Randomly generated story starters
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find Resources for English language learning https://www.nessy.com/uk/virtualschool/ Nessy offering free online access to literacy programmes https://www.freechildrenstories.com/
Free stories online ages 3-12 https://www.storylineonline.net/
Children’s books read by famous people https://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html Free children’s classic books http://www.expresseumpoetics.org.uk/wpcontent/uploads/2016/07/04_c_creative_writing_exercises.pdf Creative writing
Maths https://www.dreambox.com/at-home Adaptive online maths activities (American)
https://www.prodigygame.com Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age. https://www.myhomeschoolmath.com/visualperception.html
Do2Learn (USA) – Website: https://do2learn.com/ : a range of downloadable resources grouped by theme. Themes include: social skills, songs and games, and picture cards.
Inclusive Teach – Website: https://inclusiveteach.com/free-printable-sen-teaching-resources/: downloadable teaching resources to support pupils with SEND.
Priory Woods School – Website: http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/page/?title=Resources&pid=3 resources from an award-winning, innovative school, rated by Ofsted as outstanding and put together by SEND teachers. The resources include apps and programmes.
SEND Gateway : https://www.sendgateway.org.uk/whole-school-send/find-wss-resources/nqt-videos.html A range of SEND guidance videos created in collaboration with the Centre for Education and Youth (CfEY) in addition to many other experts within the sector.
https://elementalscience.com/blogs/news/80-free-science-activities Science activities to do at home https://human.biodigital.com/login?returnUrl=/dashboard Interactive models of the body
https://mysteryscience.com American but interesting lessons https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/ A lot of these can be done in a garden! https://thekidshouldseethis.com American but wide range of engaging educational videos https://www.biologysimulations.com/ Biology learning activities https://www.chemicool.com/ Website about periodic table
https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html Information about space
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac older style website but covers a range of topics
https://www.crestawards.org Science awards you can complete from home.
All ages https://www.everyday-earth.com/ Video based science content
https://www.playmadagames.com/ Chemistry game
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.
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.
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).
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.
This website link provides a variety of art activities where pupils can explore artist’s work, engage in art activities and participate in a variety of art related quizzes and puzzles.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
KOOTH – https://www.kooth.com/ Kooth will continue to provide online mental health and wellbeing support to young people via any internet accessible device. Kooth provides an opportunity to interact in a supportive way with other young people as well as receive support from a qualified counsellor. To find out more visit www.Kooth.com where young people can register and others can find out more about the service. How to sign up to Kooth
PE with Joe will run a live workout everyday for schoolchildren at 9am
https://copingskillsforkids.com/deep-breathing-exercises-for-kids List of creative ways to practice deep breathing