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Online Resources

Please see these helpful online resources to help support students' learning and education:

GCSEPod See the attachments to help support your child using these 3-5 minute chunks of an available 6,000 pods to help with homework, learning and revision.

The Literacy trust is working flat out on creating a comprehensive web portal built specifically for parents to help support children’s learning at home www.literacytrust.org.uk

Scholastic Free audiobooks for children www.scholastic.com  

https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/ Is packed with hundreds of free audiobooks, but many of the books and poems have free PDFs to download and print so that children can read along, highlight, and mark up the passage being read 

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/  An International Children’s Digital Library A library for the world’s children. This site contains thousands of books in more than 60 languages. 

BBC Learning - keep checking back as the BBC are currently working to add more here

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize  

Seneca - For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material. 

https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Price=Free

Scratch - Creative computer programming 

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

National Geographic Kids -

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes -

www.Duolingo.com - Learn languages for free. Web or app. 

Crash Course Kids - STEM videos 

https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids?app=desktop

Crest Awards - STEM awards you can complete from home. 

https://www.crestawards.org/

Tinkercad - All kinds of making

https://www.tinkercad.com/

Blue Peter Badges - if you have a stamp and a nearby post box. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

Red Ted Art Easy arts and crafts for younger pupils

https://www.redtedart.com/

Some fun workouts that can be adapted to do at home:

https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups

Free to use during this self isolation period. Games and learning for all phonics phases for those students who may find it useful.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

A virtual tour of museums

RE for Secondary pupils -

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Cdn2xNRYvMdh0EoFeqJ-fPCR9FAd_itASmLeRglSD7E/mobilebasic

Daily picture prompts with questions,  sentence work and story starters to stimulate writing - 

http://www.pobble365.com/

Fun lego challenges! -

https://www.bing.com/search?q=lego+challenges+for+kids&form=EDGEAR&qs=AS&cvid=b0d62098deaa41c982193e04ef9cda48&cc=GB&setlang=en-US&DAF0=1

 

 

  1. GCSE Pod Parent - Quick Start Guide
  2. GCSE Pod Parent - How to support your child using GCSEPod

If a parent requires a paper copy of the information on the school's website, please contact us and this will be provided free of charge