Family Home Education Ideas

We have come across a number of forums who are providing tips and ideas to keep your children busy whilst they are at home.

The document below provides some tips for parents on how to tackle the issues we are currently facing.

Keeping Calm and Providing Supportive Parenting During the Coronavirus

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The Government’s website has produced some webpages containing lots of links to home education resources – visit it HERE

The following websites and Facebook pages may help you provide some activities and education ideas for your child whilst at home.

Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests – https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons – www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

For your older kids, here are 50 free revision resources for age 11+, GCSEs and A-Levelswww.eparenting.co.uk/education/50_free_revision_resources_for_gcse_a_level_11_plus_and_sats.php

Online resource for students age 15-18Maths, Physics, History, Medicine, Shakespeare and morewww.gresham.ac.uk/schools

50 fun chemistry experimentshttps://babbledabbledo.com/50-of-the-best-chemistry-projects-that-will-amaze-kids

28 days of activities for kids (+free printables).  Born to be Adventurous – www.borntobeadventurous.com

Bedtime stories for kids – www.sooperbooks.com

Website for any young person aged 14-24 who are looking for something productive to do whilst at home, alongside building their life skills – includes career quizzes and CV exercises – www.youthemployment.org.uk/young-professional-training/

FREE Activity Packswww.activityvillage.co.uk

Fun Sensory Playhttps://funsensoryplay.com

Open University free courseswww.open.edu/openlearn/

Keeping Teenagers Busy – Emma and 3 – www.emmaand3.com

5 Minute Crafts – Teenswww.facebook.com/5-minute-crafts-teens

Learn to play the Ukulelehttp://www.kalabrand.com/pages/learn-to-play

Guitar/ukulele resources sessions – www.webbrhp.com

Maths worksheets – www.edhelper.com

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Zoo Live Stream – Live Stream

Garden Olympics/Physical ActivitiesClick Here

Performing Arts education for young people – https://www.stagecoachathome.com

This list is just to get you started.  We are sure if you Google home schooling there will be lots more out there.  We would be interested to hear if you find something really great – email us via Contact Us or Email: youthwork@wakefield.gov.uk and we will add it to this list.  Thank you 🙂Time-Capsule

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