Resources

Mindheart – supporting and reassuring children around the world (how to explain coronavirus to under 7s in many languages) – https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

Tips for surviving lockdown – Tips for surviving lockdown

Free online resources for homeschooling – Home School Resources

CAMHS Resources – Support for children’s mental health and wellbeing – https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

Hillingdon Educational Psychology Service – Telephone helpline for parents and carers – EPS Telephone Consultation Support

Useful Resources for home schooling
https://getreadyforwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Managing-the-transition-to-home-schooling.pdf

Khan Academy – 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 –https://www.khanacademy.org
BBC Learning – This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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 – 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 – For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
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 – 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 – 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.
Paw Print Badges – Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
Tinkercad – All kinds of making.
Prodigy Maths – Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Cbeebies Radio – Listening activities for the younger ones.
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!
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
The Imagination Tree – Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Toy Theater – Educational online games
DK Find Out – Activities and quizzes
Twinkl – 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.
*Pretend to travel the world.  Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.
Udemy – some courses charge a fee but there are some free ones
Skills for Tomorrow from BT
Tech Nation – For digital business
Open Learn – From Open University
Reed Courses – Practical skill related courses
Social Care TV – The UK’s first ACCREDITED e-learning provider for health and social care providers of all types.
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