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Online resources for school children

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See the article below for online resources for school children of all ages.

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Authors - Copyright free sources:

 

Literacy Organisations:

​National literacy organisations have many resources, if not full text, activities, writing tips and some author visit recordings.


 

BBC Resources

BBC has various resources, CBBC, Bitesize Julia Donaldson films, 500 Words, 18/03/2020 BBC released statement on how they will respond, including lots of new education and cultural resources.

 

BBC Bitesize revision sites, have links for books and writing tips.

 

Publishers

Publishers also have resources websites, here are a few.

Recommended books plus activity sheets

 

Arts and creativity

 

Science Technology

  • The Science Museum has a range of learning games that are free.  
  • British science week has activity packs to download for early years, primary school and secondary school children around the theme of “Diverse Planet”  


 

Technology 

  • The Scratch coding website has a range of tutorials for different coding activities to do


 

Maths/Numbers 

  • Sumdog gives personalised Maths practise for children aged 6-14 through games. There are 2 access levels, free and membership. Free access gives you 6 different games for children to use.  

 

Humanities and Languages

 

Virtual museum tours - History 

 

Geography 

 

Languages 

  • Memrise have free online language learning packages for a range of different languages.

 

Others

Scholastic Have launched their learn at home website. Although some of the content is US centric there’s an excellent range of information. For guidance, the grades translate as follows: 

  • PreK and K Nursery: Reception – Year 1 
  • Grades 1 and 2: Year 2 and 3. 
  • Grades 3-5: Year 3-5 
  • Grades 6+: Year 6 upwards. 


 

Twinkl are offering a months free access to their premium site, with worksheets, activities and crafts for pre-school and primary aged children


 

Getting active 

Cosmic Kids  has a range of activities to develop motor skills in under 5s


 

Contact Details

​SSE@somerset.gov.uk

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Created at 23/03/2020 12:27 by Jemma.Gillard
Last modified at 23/03/2020 12:27 by Jemma.Gillard