Learning activities while at home

Chester Zoo are hosting a ‘Virtual Zoo Day’ on March 27 from 10am-4pm, where everyone can enjoy watching live some of their favourite animals. Including: red pandas, giraffes, sun bears, tigers and even a live view of their aquarium. 

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Cosmic Yoga is great way to keep active and stay strong and is suitable for children 3+. There is a YouTube channel dedicated to Cosmic Yoga with a large variety of videos available.

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Audible are offering a variety of free audio books to children – these are free to stream via computer, laptop, phone or tablet. 

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P.E. with Joe Wicks – Fitness coach Joe Wicks is hosting a live workout session suitable to all ages at 9am Monday – Friday live on YouTube.

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Watch live safari cameras in Africa and spot their unique wildlife with Africam!

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Over 80 science activities and experiments to try at home with Marvin and Milo…

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Seneca offers a variety of virtual learning resources to help your studies including a large amount of learning resources and end of topic tests to cement your learning.

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There is a group on Facebooked called Family Lockdown tips & ideas which offers a large amount of ideas and resources to keep your children entertained during self-isolation:

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The National Theatre online has allowed free access to thousands of plays using our schools username and password:

Username: 5Ec/8Qw&

Password: 2Zl$1Hx-

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Please be advised parental discretion may be required.

Children’s book author and illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, is taking part in #stayathomestorytime and reading his books live at 6pm on Instagram.

Exam board Pearson are offering support to Primary & Secondary parents with a bank of free activities, tools and advice to support their learning at home

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Learn how to use Office 365 and gain essential skills in Office 2019 – Office Learning

Learn how to use Office 2016 – Office Learning 2016

Other IT Resources

IT, computing and technology – BBC Click

Stay active at home with Change 4 Life! They offer a host of indoor activities to keep moving even when you’re stuck inside…

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Children’s author David Walliams is releasing a free audio story every day for the next 30 days!

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The Maths Factor, created by Carol Voderman offers free times tables checks, daily sessions, games and much more! 

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Book publishers, Harper Collins, are offering free resources to help support your child’s learning at home, while schools are closed.

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OGAT Home Learning offers a large amount of free online resources for all students. Offering week-by-week activities and learning. 

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25 non-screen activities you can do at home from Pobble

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Keep your minds active with 77 STEM activities, enjoy either by yourself or with your whole family!

 Activities to help us keep calm…

Boredom buster ideas…


Even more fantastic ideas and websites to help your children entertained can be found here:

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Have your own ideas you’d like to add?

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