Secondary Home Learning

Computing


Minecraft code
Minecraft Hour of Code tutorials.

Hour of code
Try a one hour tutorial for all ages.

Take a break code
Weekly challenges to engage students of all abilities, even those without computers.

Learning Computer Science
Learning computer science when schools are closed.

 

English


World Book Day
World Book Day – latest book trailers.

World Book Day
World Book Day – stay at home ideas.

BBC Bitesize English Literature revision
Learn and revise English Literature with BBC Bitesize.

National Theatre
The National Theatre are showing free full length plays every Thursday.

Audible
Free Audible audio books – For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Children 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

Audio books with Scholastic
Free audio books and why you should try them – for children and parents.

The Story Emporium
Within every oral tale is the seed of a written story.

 

Wellbeing


Childline’s calm zone
There are lots of way to feel calmer. It’s about finding what works for you. Try some of our breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress.

Indoor fun
Here is a great way to keep yourself and your family occupied during these uncertain times. Make staying indoors fun and use the time to help yourself and others.

 

Classroom Resources


Home learning resources
Classroom secrets – Classroom secrets have added a free learning home resource pack for each year group.

Twinkl
Twinkl are offering parents of children in schools which are closed, or facing closure, free access to all Twinkl resources for a period of one month.

Go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer , register and enter the code CVDTWINKLHELPS to find fantastic games and resources for continued learning at home.

Lockdown life-savers
Lockdown life-savers.

 

Music


Tomorrow’s Warriors podcast
Discover the inspiration behind Tomorrow’s Warriors, the motivation that drives the founder, and what makes being part of it so incredibly special. Listen to this podcast and watch the videos to find out more…

BBC Bitesize music revision
BBC bitesize music revision KS3

BBC Music Podcasts
BBC Music Podcasts

Music and Makaton with Singing Hands
Come and join us on the Singing Hands YouTube channel to learn more about how to sign with Makaton for users of all ages.

 

Multi-topic fun activities


Videos for curious minds
Smart videos for curious minds of all ages for curious minds of all ages.

Visit the World’s museums
Virtually visit the World’s museums.

Fun activities to do at home
Fun activities to do at home

BBC Bitesize
Learn and revise with BBC Bitesize.

 

Art


Museum links
If you are taking GCSE art, you might be interested in looking at the various museum websites.

www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.ucl.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.tate.org.uk/art/student-resource/exam-help

BBC Bitesize
GCSE Art and Design

Youtube Caricature
How to draw a caricature using basic shapes.

YouTube Mosaic
Paint chip mosaic

YouTube Mosaic
How to tile mosaic a butterfly. You may want to get an adult to cut the tiles!

BBC Bitesize GCSE Art
Learn and revise with BBC Bitesize

Tate Kids
Explore art and artists with Tate’s activities, games and quizzes.

 

Maths


Wild Maths callenges
Collection of mathematical games, activities and stories, encouraging you to think creatively.

NRich Maths challenges
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners.

 

PE


BBC Sport news
Keep up to date with all the sports news.

BBC Sport – get inspired
Ideas on how to get you moving, started and inspired to do more sport.

BBC Bitesize revision
Exam board content from BBC Bitesize for students in England, Northern Ireland or Wales. Choose the exam specification that matches the one you study.

Mindful breathing meditation from Stop Breathe and Think
Feel more settled and calm by spending a few minutes focused on your breathing. A 5-minute Mindful Breathing mindfulness meditation created by Stop, Breathe & Think.

Ableize – Sports and Recreation for the Disabled and Special Needs
The largest collection of disability and special needs sports information in the UK and Europe.

 

RE


BBC Bitesize Judaism
Can you discover more about how the Torah is used from a group of teenagers?

British Library – Discovering sacred texts
Can you explore what it means to be Jewish?

 

Careers


Youth Employment Organisation
Choosing GCSE Options – 19 Questions To Ask Yourself

National Careers Service
Find out what a job involves and if it is right for you.

Fast Tomato
Fast tomato is a career guidance resource for children age 12+. Find out the career for you.

UCAS Hub
UCAS hub – An online space for you to explore education pathways, subjects and talk to current students.

The first day of the Autumn term will be Thursday 3 September

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