The Oak National Academy is a government-backed online learning platform that launched on Monday 20 April. The new enterprise has been created by 40 teachers from some of the leading schools across England and is funded by the Department of Education. The Academy provides access to 180 video lessons per week, for every year group from Reception through to Year 10. The lessons span a broad range of subjects, including maths, art and languages, and feature a corresponding quiz and worksheet. Each lesson gives an online presentation/video to watch and includes an activity.
The BBC have created an online learning resource called BBC Bitesize Daily. Here you will find links to daily lessons for each year group. There is anonline video/presentation to work with follow up activities. The activities can either be printed out or completed on a sheet of paper or in a notebook. If you click the link, you will find the lesson timetables and resources. BBC Bitesize Daily
As we know, the NHS is doing a fantastic job of taking care of everyone during the Coronavirus outbreak and our frontline workers are doing an incredible job. Why not have a go at this NHS learning project and take on some activities that can help show our appreciation for the amazing work our health service does?
Here’s a great online resource to help with maths learning at home – The Maths Factor by Carol Vorderman. Here you will find a daily online Maths lesson, a range of maths games and activities and a wealth of rewards to work towards! Fantastic! The Maths Factor
Calling all animal lovers! Who fancies a trip to the zoo?! Well… Edinburgh Zoo have live webcams viewable every day for us to see. You could try drawing or painting a picture of what you see… or perhaps writing a story about the animals?
Why not have a go at some of these wellbeing challenges? There’s a range of activities to choose from: games, arts and crafts, outdoor activities for the garden…. all designed to boost our wellbeing and help us feel happy and healthy!
Online safety is really important! We must all be aware of how to keep ourselves safe online… have a look at the resources and activities from Google’s “Be Internet Legends” series.
Keeping you safe is very important! We have talked lots at school about to keep ourselves safe at the moment. If you feel worried, anxious or upset while you’re not at school, please speak to someone at home or use some of these websites or phone numbers – they’ll direct you to people that can help.
Have a go at practising essential maths skills using the Sumdog website – there’s lots of resources to explore including a variety of maths games to play. The website is currently offering free parent accounts which then give a log in that children can use!
If you are using a tablet or mobile device to support with your home learning, you may find the use of educational apps helpful. Have a look at this link to find a selection of suggested apps that could be used at home. Home Learning Apps
Fancy doing some cooking/baking together as a family? The new NHS Tameside Nutrition Team’s twitter link contains lots of baking / cooking activities with simple recipes, advice & ideas for families to enjoy making things together. NHS Tameside Cooking
Have a look at Michael Rosen’s YouTube channel to find lots of videos of his performance poetry and stories. Some even have suggested activities to do alongside them too – and even those that don’t, they’re still really fun to wacth! Michael Rosen YouTube