Below please find a list of interactive lessons hosted online by teachers and celebrities. Some are usually updated daily and are a great way to vary home learning and keep those minds active. Click on the blue links below to find out more.
A daily radio programme that teaches literacy and is aimed at families and schools. It is interactive so that children write and their work is published during and after the show. Each day there are spelling, grammar and vocabulary games, followed by creative writing and responding to reading. The show features a poet of the day and author of the week. All posts are moderated and there is a team of teachers that respond to the children’s writing. It is an innovative project combining education radio and blogging to enhance and support continuous learning provision.
Each morning at 9am Monday to Friday, Joe Wicks the Body Coach is hosting live PE lessons for children on his YouTube channel. These are daily and you can take part live or catch them later on his YouTube channel.
Carol Vorderman has made her online maths school free (usually £2) for 4-12 year olds throughout the school closure period.
Each day at 11am David Walliams is releasing an audio short from his ‘Worlds Worst Children’ series. There is a new audiobook released each day and you can catch up on any you missed.
Each day Barefoot Computing ambassador Dr Chips will be hosting a live lesson at 10am in Science, Engineering and Computing, take part and tweet along.
'Strictly Come Dancing' professional and 'BBC's Greatest Dancer' judge will be hosting daily dance classes at 11.30 on her YouTube channel.
Classical pianist Myleene Klass is hosting daily music lessons on her YouTube channel. Each Monday and Friday at 10am and Wednesdays at 6.30pm.
Youtube chef Theo Michaels his hosting daily cookery lessons. Why take part and share some of those tasty dishes to the school twitter. Im sure Mrs Laidler would love to see what healthy meals you are preparing from home. Tune in every Monday and Wednesday at 4pm.
Award wining author and artist Oliver Jeffers is hosting a daily story time at 6pm on his instagram feed.
Bestselling and multi award-winning author/illustrator Bob Biddulph is posting a #DrawWithBob video every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Get drawing and post the creations on social media.
Each day you can find a new coding challenge to complete on Scratch. Then you can check back later for the solution. The challenge is released at 12pm each day with the solution at 3pm.
Epic Live!, a new Facebook Live video series, brings the unlimited discovery of Epic digital learning to life.
Tune in on Wednesdays and Fridays to see top-notch experts lead collaborative, educational, and fun classes for your child. Covering topics from graphic novels, to art, science, and more. Each 20-minute episode will showcase guest teachers such as best-selling authors and illustrators, a Tony award winner, celebrity chefs, scientists, Epic master teachers, a Broadway choreographer and many more!
Easter Holidays Activity Pack
Below is an activity pack that is filled with great activities to complete as a family. There are also a huge amount of web links to things like live theatre performances and virtual museum tours.