How to use your school email from home

Downloads

Hodder Education

Hodder Education provides a range of materials to help teachers, parents and carers support their child’s learning at home. Choose from their range print and digital resources including, textbooks and etextbooks, teaching and learning resources, revision guides, practice questions, free downloads and more.

Pearson

Pearson are offering free access to their primary, secondary and revision digital resources for the duration of UK school closures. This will provide access to pupil-facing materials that can be shared via online lesson/for students to work on at home with their parent or carer.

If you're looking for practical tips for the online delivery of lessons, Pearson's Amy McJennett, Head of Digital and Assessment at Pearson, shares her advice in this online video.This is a great starter if you’ve never delivered an online lesson before or you just want some tips on better ways to engage with learners.

Practising mindfulness at times like these can help to rewire the brain to work in calmer and more positive ways. To get you started, Pearson have pulled together resources, including a video and webinars, that introduce you to mindfulness techniques that can be practiced at school or at home.

Collins

Collins has dedicated resource pages to support parents.

​INEQE - Home Learning Hub

The Home Learning Hub is a FREE library of resources to support parents and carers who are taking the time to help their children be safer online.

Resources include:

  • Coronavirus Animations, Story Book, Resources and Videos
  • Secondary School Resources on Influencers, Fake news, Image Sharing and more
  • Recommended resources from other recognised organisations

Maths

Coolmath Games 

Sharpen thinking skills and have some fun with Coolmath Games – a brain-training site that everyone can use. From action puzzles to word games, Coolmath games offers engaging mental workouts for all ages

English

David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children Stories

Every day at 11am, you can listen to one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!

Harry Potter At Home

J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have announced three new initiatives under the banner Harry Potter At Home, to help children, parents, carers and teachers confined at home during the Covid-19 outbreak. The first initiative is a new digital hub packed with information and activities for children, parents and carers.

External resources

Here are a list of websites you can use to support your work at home:

FutureLearn

Seneca

Blockly

Scratch

British Council

TES

BBC Bitesize Key Stage 3

BBC Bitesize GCSE

MyMaths

Doddle