Home Learning

Half Term Notice

Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May 2020

There will be no Home Learning Tasks uploaded to Teams during the week beginning 25.05.2020. Thank you for all your hard work, your teachers will be back online on Monday 1st June. Enjoy your week off and stay safe.

 

We have been working hard to streamline our home learning provision. Please find  a timetable below, which we suggest you adopt for your child.

All students have an Office 365 account and they have been invited to a Microsoft Team for each of their subject areas. Each Team contains a scheme of activities to be completed by the student. We encourage you to look at this with your child.

 

All students will need to sign in to O365 using their school email address.

For help accessing O365 please select the following links:

O365 Help

Login Web Page

If you require further assistance or have any issues with the 'Home Learning work' please do not hesitate to contact us :

[email protected]

[email protected]

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KS4 & KS5 pupils will all be contacted  regularly by subject teachers with their individual work that they will need to complete via Microsoft Teams.

We will continue to communicate to parents and pupils via ClassCharts. Please ensure you are checking your accounts regularly.

MathsWatch and Kerboodle are external websites. These learning tools will be accessed by thousands of students across the country. With such high traffic to these sites you may experience issues with logging in and accessing resources. If this is the case please try to complete work for another subject.

Remember the importance of reading, picking up a book to read during this period of home learning will be highly beneficial. 

LITERACY RESOURCES

Online literacy resources 

LIST OF SITES TO SUPPORT HOME LEARNING:

Resources to support remote learning:-

http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/

https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/

https://resources.wjec.co.uk

https://hwb.gov.wales/distance-learning/

https://www.teachertoolkit.co.uk/2020/03/15/how-to-teach-online/

French - https://www.frenchteacher.net/free-resources/samples/

Biology - https://www.kayscience.com/

Free activities at home - https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/

English – Young Writers competition - https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/

Home learning - https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html

Science -- https://cogscisci.wordpress.com/resources/

Physics - https://www.gcsephysicsonline.com/

 

Khan Academy

http://www.khan academy.org

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the US 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

http://www.futurelearn.com

Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account)

 

Seneca

http://www.senecalearning.com

For those revising for GCSE or A Level.  Tons of free revision content.  Paid access to higher level material.

 

Openlearn

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/

Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some eg nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

 

Blockly

http://www.blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills-fun and free

 

Scratch

http://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

Ted Ed

http://www.ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

 

National Geographic Kids

http://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Duolingo

http://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free.  Web or app.

 

Mystery Science

http://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

 

The Kids Should See This

http://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos

 

Crash Course

http://thecrashcouse.com

You Tube videos on many subjects

 

Crash Course Kids

http://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids/

As above for a younger audience

 

Crest Awards

http://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete at home

 

iDEA Awards

http://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online

 

Paw Print Badges

http://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

Free challenge packs and other downloads.  Many activities can be completed indoors.  Badges cost but are optional

 

Tinkercad

http://www.tinkercad.com

all kinds of making.

 

Prodigy Maths

http://www.prodigygame.com

Is in US grades, but good for UK primary age.

 

Cbeebies Radio

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

 

Nature Detectives

http://naturedetective.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest.

 

British Council

http://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 

Oxford Owl for home

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for primary age.

 

Big History Project

http://bighistoryproject.com/home

Aimed at Secondary age.  Multi disciplinary activities

 

Geography Games

http://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming

 

The Artful Parent

http://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good free art activities

 

Numeracy Shed

http://m.facebook.com/mathshed

A range of videos and resources for mathematics

 

Literacy Shed

http://m.facebook.com/literacyshed

A range of videos and resources for literacy