Online Resources for Primary and Senior

Please click on the links below to open and download the documents. Internet providers are facing increased demand and their services are sometimes erratic. This may affect timescales for teachers communicating remotely from home.

Primary 

Activities for Wrens 

Guide for parents, Reception to Year 4, for summer term 

Guide for Parents, Year 5 and Year 6, for summer term 

Home Projects By Year Group

Wrens - Early Birds 

Wrens - Pre School 

Reception 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5 

Year 6

Primary Supercurricular Activities

Primary supercurricular ideas

The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown 

"Young Geographer of the Year" competition  - challenge for junior children, entries to be sent to Miss Bailey abailey@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk 

BBC Mediacentre - daily support for the curriculum across the age ranges 

Field Studies Council (FSC) - free #fieldworklive lessons for different age groups.

David Walliams free daily audio at 11am 

Childnet Short Film Competition

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams, Broadcast from Chichester Festival Theatre (available free until 29th May)

Primary Wellbeing 

CAMHS Resources, web site created to help and support mental health and well-being, for young people and carers. 

Nosy Crow book for young children about Corona virus, illustrated by Alex Scheffler

Comic story book "Story about Coronavirus" for young children by Elsa Support

Mindheart.com childrens comic book, explaining the viris in a very child friendly way.

Self Care Ideas For Primary 

The Body Coach - Joe will be doing a work out every morning at 9am.

Derby County Community Trust, activities and resources daily – click here

Senior

Guide for parents and senior students for summer term 2020

Key Stage 3

KS3 Pineapple Project 

View the Pineapple Project gallery

KS3 Supercurricular activities

Field Studies Council (FSC) - free #fieldworklive lessons for different age groups.

Key Stage 4

GCSE supercurricular activities 

Hay Fesivals' Hay Levels - GCSE 3 minute lessons on subjects

Field Studies Council (FSC) - free #fieldworklive lessons for different age groups.

Key Stage 5

A level supercurricular activities 

JobFit - work simulation game that tells students and jobseekers their behavioural strengths and weaknesses, and helps them create an action plan to prepare for employment.

Preparing for University - a course which explores and develops key analytical skills that students need in order to succeed at univeristy.

Hay Fesivals' Hay Levels - A level 3 minute lessons on subjects

Field Studies Council (FSC) - free #fieldworklive lessons for different age groups.

Modern Languages: Student Life & Careers with University of Bristol - Home Webinar 6th May 1pm. For Year 12 students studying an A Level language. 

Self-care and wellbeing

Self-care strategies for psychological and emotional wellbeing

Self-care Ideas April 2020

Self-care and mental wellbeing ideas for the holidays

PE at Home Activities 

A selection of specific sport activities for cricket, tennis, rounders and athletics. Compiled by Miss Stirland

The Body Coach TV (You Tube) - Joe will be doing a work out every morning at 9am. 

Fitness Blender - videos featuring a range of exercises and workout. 

Yoga With Adriene

General Workouts from Popsugar

Couch to 5k, week by week training

SoSweat - Bodyweight-based video workouts that don’t require any fancy equipment

FIIT - home workouts from top trainers

Nike - free fitness videos

Useful Information for Students 

Student guide to remote learning 

Scanning documents on your mobile

Student guide to using TEAMS

BBC Mediacentre - daily support for the curriculum across the age ranges 

Useful Information for Parents 

Parent guide to remote learning

Guide to parents, "supporting teenages during lockdown" 

GoZen, online anxiety programme for younger children, suggested timetable 

Advice on how to talk to children about the Coronavirus https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

Online safety activities you can do from home - from Childnet.com

HouseParty has just become the number 1 downloaded app for social interaction and you might find this guide to the app helpful in supporting your children in using social media safely - click here

HouseParty App - what parents need to know. 

Moderating YouTube content video 

National Online Safety useful guides and tips for parents to help keep children safe online

The National Crime Agency’s CEOP online safety guides for parents and students

Online Radicalisation Information Sheet

Internet Matters #StaySafeStayHome resource to help families make the best use of technology

Google tools to help families, including Family Link and advice on various platforms

Anxiety UK - blog on anxiety and coronavisrus 

Mind.org.uk - Information and support on wellbeing 

Government advice for parents and carers on keeping children safe online 

Association of Adult and Child Online Safety Specialist - video, advice and guidance for parents and carers. 

Parent helpsheet for Primary and Senior aged children from ThinkUKnow.co.uk

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have identified a range of useful websites and information to help parents and children at this time. The website can be found here: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/covid-19-resources-parents-carers

Resources and Articles for Families of Children with SEND

Bristol Council advice for families with children on the Autistic Spectrum including organisational help, communication tips and emotional wellbeing.

Help ensuring that work at home is manageable and helping students with organisation and time management. Special Needs Jungle and UCL (managing transition home schooling)

Video on YouTube; Help reading on a screen, using a visual dictionary and tinting the screen.

Intertesting Opportunities and Activities for Students

Easter School Competition Gallery

Empty Toilet Roll Challenge Gallery

U6 A Level Buisness Scrapbook Challenge Gallery

Co-Curricular Theme Week 1; Maths 

Artful Maths - Mathematical Art Lessons 

Arbitrarilyclose #MathArtChallenge 

General Recommended Opportunities 

Ted Talks - Wide range of educational videos.  

BBC Sounds - New audiobooks from BBC Sounds 

Derby Book Festival - Flash Fiction Competition

10 Minute Challenges - set by bestselling authors and illustrators (a new challenge is added every day!) 

Ordnance Survey has launched "bring the outdoor in", map colouring, navigation skills and trig pillar drawing.

The Week:Junior - fun activities and recipes to keep busy and entertained 

Artists pack: activities designed by famous artists, to keep you creative and entertained. 

Childnet Short Film Competition - click here for full details

Bringing Hogwarts to you - Harry Potter at home hub 

Free virtual museum tours including The Vatican and The Louvre

STEMettes online events: https://stemettes.org/onlineevents/

Learn how to solve cryptic crosswords

Routes into Languages - Language Immersion Challenge 

The Great Exhibition at Home

Gareth Malone's Home Chorus

Historical Association historical fiction competition

Royal Academy Young Artists' competition 

Free online broadcasts from the Royal Opera House 

Birmingham Town Hall Symphony Hall broadcasts 

History in the Making - Journal Challenge 

Free online courses from Open University 

The Economist - Thinking through new coverage of the coronavirus pandemic excerise 

The Economist - Numeracy in the News - exploring mathmatics in the news (target 9 to 13 year olds) 

The Freud Museum opportunity - webinar for students 30th April 2:30pm to 4pm - click here to register  

Childrens drawings needed for NHS Nightingale Hospital 

Career stories and advice on employability skills 

Caption competition from The Economist - deadline 24th April 

Chatham Historic Dockyard - museum from home

Blue Peter Badges 

Animal - Live Webcams - a list of zoos with live webcams

Minecraft - Education Edition with Challenges

The Guardian's Best Lockdown Dances 

Unusual Musical Interludes:

Ever so slightly competitive musicians

Toccata and Fugue played on wine glasses

Beethoven’s 5th, animated