Resources

Additional Home Study Resources for Parents

In addition to the work set by your teacher, you may wish your child to do additional activities.  These are optional and in addition to any work set by class teachers. We have divided these ideas up into subject area and hope they are useful.

Miscellaneous

NameLink
BBC Lessonshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6vpnrd
National Academyhttps://www.thenational.academy/
Chester Zoohttps://www.chesterzoo.org/schools/resources  
BBC Bitesize – all subjectshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z4kw2hv  
National Geographichttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/content/ngdotcom/en_US/family/in-the-news/coronavirus/crowd-sourced-ideas.html
GOJIMO AppRevision app for GCSE and Alevel
QuizletRevision app and website
Brain pophttps://www.brainpop.com/
Seneca learning (activities for all ages and all subjects)https://www.senecalearning.com/

English

Reading Activitieshttps://www.readingrockets.org/article/103-things-do-during-or-after-reading
National Literacy Trusthttps://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/?mc_cid=ec90d00f0d&mc_eid=0478cdceed  
Building Vocabularywordflex.com
Audible Books (KS3 and 4)https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Creative Writinghttps://www.pobble365.com/

Maths

Sumdogwww.sumdog.com
KS3 Mathshttps://www.bowlandmaths.org.uk/
KS3 Mathshttps://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games
KS4 Mathshttps://corbettmaths.com/contents/
KS4 Mathshttps://mathskitchen.com/topics

Science

NASAhttps://www.nasa.gov/specials/nasaathome/index.html
KS4 Physicshttps://isaacphysics.org/
STEMhttps://www.stem.org.uk/resources/curated-collections/secondary-and-level-science-0
Spolem – General Science, GCSE Biology and Chemistry and A level Biologyhttps://spolem.co.uk/
Activities from British Science weekhttps://www.britishscienceweek.org/plan-your-activities/activity-packs/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7-3wk-3v6AIV2ON3Ch3K0AcAEAAYASAAEgKUHPD_BwE

MFL

Memrisehttps://www.memrise.com/
Duolingohttps://www.duolingo.com/
Lyrics Traininghttps://lyricstraining.com/

Humanities

RSwww.reonline.org.uk
History (KS3)https://meanwhileelsewhereinhistory.wordpress.com/   https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/students/time-travel-tv/   https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/students/time-travel-tv/   http://timelines.tv/home.html
Geographyhttps://www.gapminder.org/dollar-street/matrix https://www.thenational.academy/ – any geog lessons https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic virtual field trips https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ https://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html https://climatekids.nasa.gov/ https://www.geoguessr.com/ https://padlet.com/norrisr/tojmv2vuiycf – games  

Technology/ Art/ ICT

Code Combathttps://codecombat.com/play
Code Academyhttps://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-python
ART -MOMA Gallery -Art Activities families can do at homehttps://www.moma.org
 Art Journalisthttps://artjournalist.com
DThttp://www.technologystudent.com/

PE

Sport Englandhttps://www.sportengland.org/stayinworkout#join_the_movement
Youth Sport Trusthttps://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources  
Table Tennis Englandhttps://www.ttkidz.co.uk/play-at-home/  
Helping parents teach PE at homehttps://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/
Videos and classes onlinehttps://www.fitnessblender.com/  

Performing Arts

Dancehttps://www.rambert.org.uk/join-in/rambert-home-studio/technique-for-dance-students/

Wellbeing

Gaining confidencehttps://riseabove.org.uk/topic/my-mind/  
Anxietyhttps://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support
Mental Healthhttps://www.minded.org.uk/ https://youngminds.org.uk/ https://www.childline.org.uk/

Resources and Guidance for Children with Special Educational Needs

Communication & Interactionhttp://www.brainparade.com/products/see-touch-learn-free/  
 https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/
 https://www.sensoryapphouse.com/
Cognition & Learninghttps://www.whiterosemaths.com
 https://www.twinkl.co.uk
 http://www.lexiacore5.com or http://www.lexiapowerup.com students who access this at school will have a login please contact SEN@josephwhitaker.org with any problems
Online libraryhttps://readon.myon.co.uk
Accelerated Reader quizzes using their own login used at  schoolhttps://ukhosted6.renlearn.co.uk/1896293
Social Emotional Mental HealthSee websites above
Sensory/Physicalhttp://www.rnibbookshare.org – please contact SEN team if you need this resource as we have an account sen@josephwhitaker.org