Useful links for Home Schooling

During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak the majority of you are keeping your children at home to educate them. Below is a list of useful links you might want to try to keep your children and young people entertained throughout this challenging time:

Online lessons specially created by SEN Teachers: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/specialist#schedule

Sensory Learning ideas: https://inclusiveteach.com/2020/03/20/150-sensory-learning-ideas/?fbclid=IwAR1gE7V3WTMdNzpHNa9E2ii9rfUiVsIwiKtWPjEjg7DRypQll6K3te6oDRY

Disability Sport Swindon’s Socially Distancing exercises to keep you active at home: http://disabilitysportswindon.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Social-Distancing-Timetable-1.pdf

Coronavirus social story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GNRc5RrV-I&fbclid=IwAR15ZMqDnHqp7vpuHapCY11kDkaFJOPaJUJBbmHHBIvrnfQiA97Mkrshu3k

Coronavirus ‘Beating the Virus’ suitable for older children with SEND: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0iQwW1PREw

Home schooling Facebook group for lots of tips and ideas: https://www.facebook.com/groups/871176893326326/

PE with Joe Wicks: https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

Free Audio books: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Science Theatre: https://www.facebook.com/theatreofscience/?__tn__=%2CdK-R-R&eid=ARDrAOIU3ZTFCQrEafc65YuOArhBv3i8yC1S6XUcrw53znqHX5ivwitga653Etce7eudSMa0DS9Y_hAs&fref=gs&dti=871176893326326&hc_location=group

Free access to Carol Vorderman’s Maths Factor for 4-12 year olds: https://www.themathsfactor.com/

Anna Freud supporting young people’s mental health: https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

Online counselling for young people: www.kooth.com

Mencap easy read Coronavirus latest guidelines: https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/coronavirus

Free book to download ‘Dave the Dog is worried about Coronavirus’ providing information without fear: https://nursedottybooks.com/dave-the-dog-is-worried-about-coronavirus-2/?fbclid=IwAR2GdHcYNWGLM991aqE3zNVal8FzkLv02_fzTUvg5evWYMQ3M4FsbHMH5Ws

Home schooling ideas for SEND: https://do2learn.com/academics/overview.html?fbclid=IwAR2dxaNPKyvdvYZMEZjhCU3py30bXDEtMN0HLso9Rn3c-GX1bSHdjpEl96U

Home school resources and printables: https://www.sparklebox.co.uk/parents/ and https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub

Free David Walliams audio story every day for 30 days: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Singing Hands UK You tube channel for stories and songs signed in Makaton: https://www.youtube.com/user/SingingHandsUK