ONLY THOSE PARENTS WITH ABSOLUTELY NO ALTERNATIVE SHOULD BE SENDING THEIR CHILDREN INTO SCHOOL. THIS INCLUDES CLA AND EHCPs AS IT BECOMES UNMANAGEABLE TO STAY OPEN FOR THOSE WHO REALLY NEED IT!!

New Ideas

We will be updating this page as often as possible with new ideas for you to try alongside the other resources we have provided! Any resources that involve social media will require the supervision of an adult.

MET Office

There are lots of activities and experiments that the children can have a go at using various objects that can be found around the home.

Learn Sign Language

British Sign are offering a significantly discounted online course for sign language whilst the schools are shut.

Prof.Zob Science Lesson!

Come and laugh, learn and enjoy these amazing scientific experiments with Professor Zob!
We will be creating incredible feats with things you can find lying around the house.. So you can try them at home too. Aimed at 5-8 yr olds. (Other activities also included in the link below.)

Virtual Museums Worldwide!

Stuck at home? 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch!

Edinburgh & Marwell Zoo Live Animal Cameras

Both of these zoos have webcams that are monitoring the movements of certain species live! If you spot an animal on the camera, maybe explore how that animal lives in the wild online?

https://www.marwell.org.uk/zoo/keep-in-touch/webcams

https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/#pandacam

This was a screen capture at 3:45pm, 24th March, from Edinburgh Zoo!
This screen capture was taken at 6:35pm, 25th March, from Edinburgh Zoo!
This screen capture was taken at lunchtime, 25th March, from Marwell Zoo!

Disney – Imagineering in a box! 

Imagineering in a Box is designed to pull back the curtain to show you how artists, designers and engineers work together to create theme parks. Go behind the scenes with Disney Imagineers and complete project-based exercises to design a theme park of your very own! This includes activities related to maths, science, DT and more! Click on the image below to find out more!

Audio with David Walliams

The world of David Williams is releasing an audio story from The World’s Worst Children every day for the next 30 days! Keep the children busy with these daily audio treats, perfect for tea-and-biscuit breaks!

Follow the link below!

Audible by Amazon

For as long as schools are closed, they’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. Click the link below to find out more!