Home Learning

Supplementary resources

Various celebrities and companies are offering you and your children free daily resources to help with their education while schools are closed, why not try some of the following:

Cooking – with Jamie Oliver https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eJLA2RlZNq4&list=PLcpoB2VESJme7lSxXEcXyVtFPsMI78lcL

Dance – with Oti Mabuse https://www.facebook.com/OtiMabuse/

Dance – with Darcey Bussell https://twitter.com/diversedance…/status/1241098264373592065

English – with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

English – from David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/activities/

Enrichment – West Mercia Search & Rescue are running a FREE water safety online course. It should take around 20 – 30 minutes to complete and can be done in bitesize chunks. Once completed students can receive a certificate and best of all come away with a thorough understanding of the hazards of water; a knowledge of associated safety precautions and rescue techniques – https://westmerciasar.org.uk/homeanddry/free-water-safety-online-course/

History – with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package

Home Economics – with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks

Maths – with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com

Music – with Myleene Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ

PE – Starting Monday to Friday at 9am from his YouTube channel, The Body Coach TV – https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1. Jo Wicks will be the Nations PE Teacher, performing follow along PE sessions. We encourage our students to get involved to help maintain their physical activity during the school closure.

Science – with Maddie Moate https://www.youtube.com/maddiemoate

Science – with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule

PE – Starting Monday to Friday at 9am from his YouTube channel, The Body Coach TV – https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1. Jo Wicks will be the Nations PE Teacher, performing follow along PE sessions. We encourage our students to get involved to help maintain their physical activity during the school closure.

Workbooks

Geography – Year 9, GCSE AQA Geography textbook.

Online Safety

As many of you are using the internet and online resources for home schooling, we wanted to share this website with you.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

Mental Heath & Well-being

Autism West Midlands  – will continue to offer advice appointments and support throughout the ongoing outbreak over the phone and via email.  Parents and carers can contact their small team directly as follows;

Mon, Tue, Weds = Wendy Cowton, 07900784186. Weds, Thu, Fri = Emma Hegenbarth, 07881109480. Email = shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

During this unpredictable and unsettling period they can offer guidance around;

  • Supporting children who are anxious and upset about the virus.
  • Coping with change and uncertainty.
  • Suggestions on how to keep children active and engaged.

Strengthening Families Team – New Community Reassurance Team and Covid-19 helpline number 

The Strengthening Families Team have launched a new Community Reassurance Teams (CRT) and a dedicated phone line during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic to help those who are vulnerable and in need of help.  The CRT will work across the county with communities in an effort to coordinate support for local residents and businesses.  Because they are now getting more enquiries related to Covid-19 issues, they will go live with a new helpline 0345 678 9028, which will be dedicated to trying to help with all related issues. As this situation develops this line may begin to take over from some of their business as usual numbers – You can find out more here: https://newsroom.shropshire.gov.uk/2020/03/community-reassurance-coronavirus-helpline/

Kooth  – Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people. Kooth offers young people the opportunity to have a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside counselling hours’ young people can message the team and get support by the next day. When students register with Kooth they will have support available to them now and in the future. Support can be gained not only through counselling but articles, forums and discussion boards. All content is age appropriate, clinically approved and fully moderated.

To find out more visit kooth.com where young people can register and others can find out more about the service.