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administration@chaigeley.org.uk

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Welcome to Chaigeley School

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

Other resources

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

Literacy

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

Numeracy

Maths https://www.dreambox.com/at-home Adaptive online maths activities (American)

 https://www.hmhco.com/math-at-work Maths videos with lessons, real life uses of math, famous actors https://www.mangahigh.com/en-gb/ Competitive maths and coding games

https://www.prodigygame.com Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age. https://www.myhomeschoolmath.com/visualperception.html

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

https://www.10ticks.co.uk/

SEND Specific

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.

Science

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

General

Khan Academy
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.

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.

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).

Seneca
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Openlearn
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
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.

Blockly
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming
Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Duolingo
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Mystery Science
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
Crash Course
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience
Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.
iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Prodigy Maths
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Nature Detectives
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
British Council
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Geography Games
Geography gaming!
The Arty Teacher
This website link provides 100 drawing activities that pupils can engage in using resources and supplies they have at home.
Colouring Technique
This website link provides many colouring templates where pupils can explore colour compositions.
The Toy Theater
This website link provides a series of activities to develop visual learning skills, expression, decision making and problem solving.
Tate Modern

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
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

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

WELLBEING

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

General

Ambient Background Sounds and Pictures for Relaxing PowerPoint

Feeling Anxious Choice Cards

Making Negative Thoughts Into Positive Thoughts Worksheet

Mandala Themed Mindfulness Colouring Sheets

Mindful Me Focus Breathing PowerPoint

Mindfulness Patterns Colouring Cookmarks

Plants and Growth Themed Mindfulness Colouring Sheets

Space Themed Mindfulness Colouring Sheets

Summer Mindfulness Colouring Sheets

Unicorn Mindfulness Colouring Sheets

Weekly Reflection Journal

William Morris Themed Mindfulness Colouring Sheets

PE with Joe will run a live workout everyday for schoolchildren at 9am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6r99N3kXME

https://copingskillsforkids.com/deep-breathing-exercises-for-kids List of creative ways to practice deep breathing

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