Corona Virus - working and learning from home

18 March 2020 Share

These are only a fraction of what is currently available (18th March 2020). Resources and sites are being added to constantly.


This page has been moved to https://www.sla.org.uk/school-closure-resources.


Finding verifiable information about the outbreak:

  • https://fullfact.org/wuhan-coronavirus  
  • https://jcsonlineresources.org/blog/covid-19-searching-for-truth-in-post-truth-times/ 
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799

Fiction booklist: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/75569.YA_Middle_Grade_Epidemics

(Please be aware that copyright restrictions remain in force. Up to 5% or one chapter of a book may be copied. Whole books cannot be read aloud and posted online. Some authors have given permissions in the current climate for that to be relaxed, but unless this is the case, it remains illegal – for more information see https://www.alcs.co.uk/copyright-education

Facebook group called Online School Closure Educator Support for Librarians: https://www.facebook.com/groups/540639676564002/?ref=share 

Resources for students/parents for use at home
  • http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/ 
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize  
  • https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI36XT54ak6AIVFODtCh0WqQpUEAAYASAAEgJgq_D_Bw
  • https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/2020/03/12/free-reading-realm-home-learning-pack-nature-and-animals

Recommendations together with exciting ideas for putting those books at the heart of creative cross-curricular learning. 

Individual publishers

 
  • https://www.andersenpress.co.uk/free-stuff/ 
  • https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/childrens/teachers-librarians-parents-carers/ 
  • https://www.carylhart.com/special-projects/author-events 
  • https://www.egmont.co.uk/teacher-librarian-resources/ 
  • https://nobrow.net/ https://nosycrow.com/activity-sheets/ 
  • https://www.puffinschools.co.uk/resources/ks2-3-video-how-to-plan-a-detective-story-with-robin-stevens-5-mins
  • https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk  
  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/231302924070344/ 
  • http://www.walker.co.uk/videos.aspx 

Home learning and online collaboration sites