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Welcome to our new Home Learning Resources Page. Below you will find a list of websites and other resources that may be helpful during this unprecedented time. Please make use of these resources to supplement your home learning packs and do not hesitate to get in touch if there is anything else you need.

General

BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize cover a wide range of subjects and offer structured daily lessons for homeschooling Take me there!
Oak National Academy Online Classroom - The Oak Academy has been set up as a national bank of teaching resources and lessons for all subjects  Take me there!
Seneca - Downloadable resources covering KS3 and GCSE curriculum Take me there!
TED-Ed - Wide range of engaging educational videos  Take me there!

English/ Reading

Audible - Free audiobooks for children during school closure Take me there!
British Council Learn English Kids - Interactive educational resources e.g. games, songs, stories and printable comprehension worksheets for children Take me there!
British Council Learn English Teens - Interactive educational resources for teens Take me there!
Children's Poetry Archive - Selection of spoken poetry recordings covering different themes Take me there!
English and Media Centre - Downloadable resources covering a range of texts Take me there!
English Mastery - Downloadable resource books providing 12 weeks of activities Take me there!
Kindle Books - Amazon are currently offering a selection of Kindle books available for free download Take me there!

Pobble 365 - Each day a new image is published as a prompt for creative writing. A good way to get the creative juices flowing!

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Teachit English - Bank of English resources with free printable worksheets Take me there!

Maths

Cool Math Games - Fun educational Maths games

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Maths Kitchen - Interactive website for GCSE revision resources and advice

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MyMaths - Interactive learning platform (details in home learning packs)

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NRICH - Range of activities for home learning

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STEM Learning Maths - Resources for home learning Take me there!
Teachit Maths - Bank of Maths resources with free printable worksheets Take me there!

White Rose Maths - Easy to use presentations and downloadable workbooks

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Science 

CREST Awards - STEM projects you can do from home (Note: there is a small fee to get the award but the website states that funding may be available if the cost is a barrier to entry) Take me there!

Science Fun - Science experiments to try at home

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STEM Learning Biology - Resources for home learning Take me there!
STEM Learning Chemistry - Resources for home learning Take me there!
STEM Learning Physics - Resources for home learning Take me there!
Teachit Science - Bank of Science resources with free printable worksheets Take me there!

Humanities 

Teachit Geography - Bank of Geography resources with free printable worksheets Take me there!
Teachit History - Bank of History resources with free printable worksheets Take me there!
World Geography Games - Educational games covering topics such as countries, capital cities, flags, rivers and more Take me there!

Art 

Crayola colouring in printables - Take some time to relax with some colouring in Take me there!
Origami Way - Try your hand at origami! Take me there!

PE 

Fitness Blender - Home workout videos

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PE with Joe - Energising daily PE lessons with Joe Wicks (aka The Body Coach) Take me there!
Yoga with Adriene - 30 day yoga challenge  Take me there!

 Food Technology

BBC Good Food - Put your cooking skills to the test and make something new! 67 fun cooking projects for kids

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Funology - More recipes to try!

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 MFL

Duolingo - Interactive platform to learn a new language (also available as a smartphone app) Take me there!
Teachit Languages - Bank of MFL resources with free printable worksheets Take me there!

Other Resources/ Activities

Action for Children - List of mental health resources and information

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Amazon Future Engineer and FireTech's free virtual coding lessons - Online programme targeted at students aged 12-17 to develop their computer science skills. The programme offers 20 hours of content which includes flying drones, designing smart cities and creating chat bots - all for free! (Note: only available until 3rd June 2020) Sign up now!
Covid-19 Time Capsule - Have a go at completing a Coronavirus time capsule to remember this experience in years to come or use this template to create your own! Download
iDEA - Programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills and earn industry-recognised Awards for free Take me there!
Introduction to British Sign Language course - Learn a new skill! (Note: currently available at a reduced cost due to coronavirus) Take me there!
Mindfulness video (produced by AboutKidsHealth) Take me there!

National Geographic - Play a game or take a quiz on the National Geographic website

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Scratch - Creative platform to design your own interactive stories, games, and animations Take me there!
YoungMinds - Downloadable wellbeing activity calendar and games

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30 day LEGO challenge - Fun creative activity to do each day (produced by That Brick Life)

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