Secondary Homework Programme During Absence From School

Whilst pupils are absent from school due to coronavirus, we will be using this page to post ideas for activities from home.

 

Take part in the world's biggest art lesson! 

Learn to draw with World Book Day author and illustrator, Rob Biddulph and help to break the Guinness World Records title for largest online art lesson ever and raise money to fight COVID-19!  Rob Biddulph is a famed author and illustrator of children's books.  You may know him from his #DrawWithRob lessons that have gone viral across families during lockdown (and shared by BBC and CBS). Or you may know him from one of his books like Odd Dog Out.  

On 21st May at 4pm, Rob will teach the world a 30 minute art lesson where we learn to draw a much loved character.  All you need to participate is access to paper, pencils and the video livestream.  To sign up HERE to receive a link to the livestream.  

Marjory Kinnon Cook Book

This cook book has been produced by Ms Pelikan, our Head of Key Stage 3, and includes a wide variety of recipes, written in a format that enables our pupils to make the dishes for themselves and their families.  You can check it out HERE.

Useful websites

There are a number of websites which offer lots of fun and learning opportunities.  To help your child to keep up with their learning while they are at home, we recommend the following websites:

Twinkl Offers learning resources to teachers and parents who pay to become members.  However, due to coronavirus, Twinkl are offering one month of free membership to support continued learning from home.  Sign in on the Twinkl website to access the free resources.
Activity Village Offers lots of fun activities for teachers and parents who pay to become members.  However, to provide support to busy parents during the coronavirus school closures, Activitiy Village has pulled together some of their favourite activities into bundles which are currently free for everyone to download. 
Topmarks Provides a range of fun and educational activities, including resources designed specifically for parents to work with their children.
Something Special Using a sign language called Makaton, Justin and Mr Tumble help children learn how to communicate and develop language skills in a fun and exciting way.
Education City Provides engaging, educational resources and games for pupils aged 3-12 years, with a range of activities which are free to download.
BBC Bitesize Help with learning and homework.  Find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.  
Homework Elephant An impressive resource for every subject and assignment that your child is likely to face.

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