New national restrictions from the 5th November until the 2nd December.  At the end of the period, we will return to a regional approach, based on the latest data.  Remember: Hands, Space, Face

Stay at home, except for specific purposes.  Avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes.

Government guidance on social or community care and residential settings

NHS self-isolation advice, do you need to self-isolate? stay at home guidance, aimed at people who have symptoms, or live with someone who does

BBC - How to protect your mental health during self isolation

BBC - symptoms and how to protect yourself

BBC - check the number of confirmed cases in your area

BBC - How families can cope with self-isolation together

Exercising at home with Diana Moran or Chris Hemsworth or Davina

Free Meditation from Calm & Headspace

Coronavirus - a book for children - audible for kids - explaining germs - this book was published before kids were back at school

Why not spend this lock down preparing for a DIY Christmas

Activities to do together at home

  1. treasure Hunt - hide an object in the house.

  2. make play dough or salt dough

  3. fashion show clothing (You can have a clear out if needed too!)

  4. look through photos together

  5. baking (if you can get the ingredients!)

  6. lego building challenge

  7. draw pictures of each other

  8. try out some new hair styles

  9. make some cards for any upcoming events

  10. paper planes competitions

  11. tower building competition (you can use blocks, or toilet roll, or anything you can find)

  12. keep a balloon in the air for as long as you can

  13. make up an exercise routine, (or see above in the blue box for some free classes)

  14. make motivational posters

  15. do a yoga class together, (there's plenty on YouTube if you don't own any)

any suggestions, or want to show off some photos of things you have been up to (on our portal) let me know at:

Educational Websites

twinkl - online and printable education material from EYFS to KS4 which now has a parents hub and is free to sign up during COVID-19 school closures using the code UKTWINKLHELPS. 

Oxford Owl- an online library of interactive books and activities, as well as other printable English and Maths resources from EYFS to Year 6.

Phonics Play - interactive phonics games and printable phonics resources from EYFS.

Letters and Sounds - free printable resources for the Letters and Sounds phonics programme suitable from EYFS.

First 4 Maths - free downloadable maths activities for primary aged children from EYFS to KS2.

CBeebies numeracy games - Suitable for EYFS / Reception / Year 1.

Ed Shed - online literacy and maths education resources.  Ed Shed is the home of The Literacy Shed, Literacy Shed Plus, Spelling Shed and Maths Shed.  Resources available from EYFS to KS2.  

Top Marks - online education resources and games covering all subjects of the curriculum.  Also tablet friendly.  From EYFS onwards. 

Maths Playground - online maths games.  From KS1 to Year 7.

White Rose Maths - White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Year 1-8.

The Muddy Puddle Teacher - outdoor learning ideas.

Previous SATS Papers - free downloadable SATS papers from previous years to use as practice papers.

Free audible children stories, which will be free for as long as the schools are closed.

These include Winnie-the-Pooh & Timeless Tales of Beatrix Potter

Telford & Wreckin Council's bank of resources

The Guardian have put together a list of 20 learning apps for kids

Carol Voderman's The Maths Factor free

3 new lessons every weekday on BBC bitesize

The Body Coach TV half an hour P.E lessons each weekday morning live streaming at 9 am, or you can watch the videos at any time, wherever PE fits into your home-school schedule.

Helen's friend Sylvie is posting daily craft sessions, find her on youtube her channel name is Irish Scrapper.

This video is from AC education look out for their creative at home series.

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