Useful links to support learning across the curriculum:
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The following piece has a number of interactive, engaging activities for pupils, including a ‘virtual safari’: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/apr/20/10-...
Please see the attached newsletters for children, 'Call of the
Wild', from Curraghs Wildlife Park:
All Curriculum Areas:
Twinkl - www.twinkl.co.uk/offer - ideas, activities and worksheets from all areas of the curriculum. Use free access code - PARENTSTWINKLHELPS
Twig and TigTag Education
- Free resources for
students aged 4-16.
Khan Academy -
- Free resources for
- Lots of free resources
here with videos and quizzes,
Emile - https://www.emile-education.com/schools-corona-vir...
- All resources made free
Teacher's Pet - https://tpet.co.uk/latest-resources/ - Wide range of resources for primary pupils.
BBC Teach -
- podcasts for ages 3 and
Museums, art galleries, theatres and places of
The British Museum - https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-brit... - has made its online collections free to the public.
National History Museum
- https://www.nhm.ac.uk/ - free virtual
National Gallery virtual tour
- view the latest
Wind In The Willows -
- watch the stage
The Vatican -
- The Vatican has opened
up its digital tours so the Sistine Chapel can be
NASA Kids -
- perfect for space fans.
Learn all about the universe we live in by viewing these online
Filmed Onstage - http://www.filmedonstage.com/ - filmed Broadway/West End musicals and plays to stream.
Woodland Trust - https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids... - creative ideas
- https://mysteryscience.com -
Science based video and resource bank and suggestions for hands
Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince &
Guests - https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-sch...
- look at nature all
around the world.
Edinburgh Zoo live
webcams - https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/
BrainPop - https://www.brainpop.com/
- BrainPop offers
learning on topics across the curriculum for KS2. Each topic
includes videos, quizzes, related reading, and even coding
activities. They also offer BrainPop Jr., specially designed for
KS1. Sign up for a free home account.
Scouts UK - https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors
- activities which can be done indoors.
Cooking with Jamie Oliver -
Home Economics with Theo Michaels
Scavenger Hunt activity for all the family - Scavenger Hunt
Harry Potter At Home Hub -
https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/?type=ho... - Fair Trade have some new features on their website to help children and parents with home learning!
Many illustrators are offering online tutorials and ideas for art.
Rob Biddulph - http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob
Jim Field - https://www.jimfield.me/draw
Steven Lenton -
If you have Instagram, try BeCreativeBowes - https://www.instagram.com/be_creative_bowes/ - lots of creative Art ideas from a primary school teacher.
PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ - Online P.E. lesson with Joe Wicks (The Body Coach).
Diverse Dance Mix - https://www.facebook.com/DDMIXwithNicole/ - Diverse Dance Mix for Schools.
Manx National Heritage - https://manxnationalheritage.im/learn/teaching-res... - Information for children about the various MNH sites on the Island.
Museum of the World - https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/ -
Puku B - Heritage and education - https://www.pukub.co.uk/kids/
History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days)
Purple Mash - https://2simple.com/purple-mash/ - (request free access). A good one to investigate, as Arbory have purchased this resource for use as soon as school resumes!
Coding for Kids - live (and archived) lessons each day.
Minecraft: The Education Edition - https://education.minecraft.net/ - is popular with children already – these resources all have an educational purpose.
Children's Dyson engineering design challenges: https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-vLJyMGw6AIVC-R3Ch1YSwP7EAAYAiAAEgLy7_D_BwE
National Geographic - Homeschooling - https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/history-and-civilisation/2020/03/homeschooling-tips-coronavirus-shutdown
Geography with Steve Backshall
Music with Myleene Klass - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6...
Quaver Music - https://www.quavermusic.com/info/at-home-resources... - free school closure activities for students learning at home.
Mrs Kinley's Home Learning
ideas for piano players - Mrs Kinley's Piano
Marvellous Musical Podcast - a fun way to learn LOTS
to listen online, or
subscribe to the podcast.
Duolingo - https://www.duolingo.com/ - A free app for your phone for students to work on their language skills, or try a new language.
- Learn language through
games and video clips on this online
Rosetta Stone -
- For the school closure
period, Rosetta Stone has given free access to its language