While the schools are closed, more and more people are beginning to look at keeping both theirs and their children’s minds working. So we thought we’d put a few links on a page on the site for those of you who want to keep the kids minds and bodies active.

These have been sent to us from a variety of people who follow us on social media – if you have any more please feel free to send them over to @kevpender on Twitter and we can update this page.

www.premier-education.com – Free downloadable activities to do at home from @PremSport_WCSH

www.oxfordowl.co.uk – Free E-books, perfect for younger children

www.tate.org.uk/kids – Free activities and ideas for kids

jarrettlerner.com/activities – Free art activities for children

www.corpuschristirainford.co.uk – one of our local St. Helens primary schools which has a page with lots of links including many that are listed below

www.twinkl.co.uk – providing Primary and Secondary resources across a range of subjects and are currently offering a month free – use the code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS (@twinklresources on Twitter)

facebook.com/whiterosemaths/ – a daily Maths lesson posted to the White Rose Maths Facebook page

www.themathsfactor.com – set up by Carol Vorderman, the site caters for all abilities between the ages of 4 and 11. It usually costs about Β£2 per week but is free until UK schools reopen.

www.topmarks.co.uk – Interactive activities across a range of subjects

snappymaths.com – Free Maths worksheets

www.natre.org.uk – Free Religious Studies teaching resources

tpet.co.uk – Free online Home Learning Resource Packs

www.headspace.com/covid-19 – Meditation for Adults

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/ – Worksheets for Primary and Secondary pupils.

https://explorefood.foodafactoflife.org.uk/ – A website where children could create virtual menus and check the nutritional values

Recipe Cards from Foodie Teacher

It’s possibly important to say that no-one is expecting you to replace your child’s teacher(s). Just to keep them thinking and doing while we all lockdown and try to keep safe and healthy.

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