2021 New Year Lockdown
When you do have access to a computer and the internet and you don’t have to wait anymore for your big brother or sister to get off line, you may want to explore some of these sites… have a look at our curriculum pages too for more ideas
Remember always how to stay safe online – check out our Online safety pages
Take a little moment and delve in to this lovely free book – The Book of hopes
Purple Mash log-in
BBC online lessons
Live stream for Masses and Daily Prayer: https://www.cpg.church/live.html
Use the School prayer book for daily family prayers: https://www.stthomas.surrey.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Prayer-book.pdf
Wintershall Education links https://www.wintershall-education.com/resources/resources-family/
Mission Together have produced some home learning activities https://missiontogether.org.uk/school-closures-home-activities/
Resources for primary aged children to do either at home or in school. These include Word Searches, Spot the Difference, Maths and Comprehension
CAFOD Home Learning Resources – https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Resources-for-school-closures
Online Education Quizzes for KS2 – https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/religious-education/
BBC Home Learning
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxnygk7 Links to KS1 RE
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7hs34j Links to KS2 RE
Play these online Word-searches or download
Be the Change – activity colouring sheets – https://www.mccrimmons.com/library/files/BTC-Colouring-v3.pdf
https://www.prodigygame.com Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
https://www.getepic.com/ Sign up as a teacher for free
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio Listening activities for the younger ones.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Lots of free resources for Primary age
Free science lessons
Science awards you can complete from home.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Art and design
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
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.
Live Daily or Weekly Music Broadcasts
National Youth Choirs of Scotland – Creative Learning – lunchtime
Sing with Mat Wright – Artistic Director of Barnsley Youth Choir and Dr Mather’s son, Luke Mather
Gareth Malone Great British Home Chorus – every day at 5.30
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Resources for English language learning
Phonics and Reading
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).
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes