Whilst we’re all staying at home, working and studying. Here are a few ideas and suggestions for you try:

Scouts – the Great Indoors, activities that can be done indoors!

Joe Wicks PE class – daily at 9am

David Walliams is releasing an audio story every day for 30 days for free

Free Virtual Tours of World Museums, Educational Sites & Galleries For Children

British Sign Language – learn how to sign

Our very own Art Departments Pinterest page

OT at home – as a starting point, there are two very good Facebook groups, ‘sensory stuck at home’ and ‘sensory stuck at home teens’ which are being run by Sensory trained OTs offering advice, activity ideas, movement opportunities and support as required. How to create a sensory room in your home and hand writing without tears are both sites you may find useful along with Rachel’s OT Pinterest page. SENSEable is a weekly sensory workout which students can access with limited resources. 

Chatterbox – a list of free online, boredom busting resources!

Clare’s Coaching for Kids

Universal Project Guide

Radioblogging.net – daily shows with interactive activities to keep everyone busy and engaged

TTS – free downloadable workbooks

The Maths Factor – created by Carol Vorderman for children aged 4 – 12

Booktrust – stories for kids online and fun games and on youtube

Free children’s book online through Project Gutenberg. There are all kinds of categories and within each one a whole list of novels and stories – fact and fiction.

Twinkl – a large range of different subjects and focuses, arguably the best host of any resource you could need. Twinkl have offered a free account as a result of school closures.

BBC Bitesize – a huge range of different resources and information broken down into Key Stages and year groups.

Topmarks – a treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects. Also holds links to games etc. that are hosted by other sites.

GoNoodle – videos and games, mindfulness and meditation

TypingClub – learn touch typing for free

Mapzone from Ordnance Survey – quizzes, games and skills to try out

Imoves – fun activities for teachers and parents to keep children happy, healthy and focussed

Microsoft Teams – a guide to the basics

Immune system guidance and Supporting Your Immune System for students from our Nutrionist, Roz