Home learning

Updated guidance from DFE regarding remote learning - follow link below. 

Keeping children safe online when they are using technology remains a high priority for all of us. Please be assured that when we have suggested online platforms to support your child with home learning tasks, we have fully considered your child’s safety .  If you have any concerns or questions about keeping your child safe online, the links below have some excellent advice and guidance for parents about how to ensure your child’s safety.

 https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools

 https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/parental-controls/

 https://parentinfo.org/

 https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

 

We recognise that this is an anxious time for families and for children. Children may have some questions about Coronavirus.  The illustrator of “The Gruffalo” has worked with some medics to produce a book for children that you could read together that may help with supporting their questions. 

 

https://nosycrowcoronavirus.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/Coronavirus-ABookForChildren.pdf

 

Additionally, Coram Education who work closely with schools through their work with PSHCE curriculum have some resources for parents that can support these anxious times and questions including the use of  Harold, a character that will be well known to most of them from teaching in school and his daily diary.  The link for this website can be found here.  https://www.coramlifeeducation.org.uk/here-for-parents

 

 

As always should you have any concerns , or questions, please do contact us via the school office via admin@severnbanks.gloucs.sch.uk   /  01594 842789 or  please contact the class teacher via email or the on-line platform.

Best wishes for you and your families.

We will look forward to seeing you all again soon .

This page is designed to provide useful links and guidance to support your child's learning at home.

The websites suggested are in no way endorsed by the Severnbanks Primary School and we cannot accept responsibility for their content.  Parents should always supervise their children appropriately when they are using the internet.

We hope you will find the links useful and always welcome new suggestions.

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) 

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

https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

 Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

 Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

 National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

 The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course Kids

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
A range of videos

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

 Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

 Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

 British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home

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

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

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

 The Imagination Tree

https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/…
Activities and quizzes