If you are looking for further learning resources to get a step ahead; Grace Academy recommends the following online resources both for parents and students alike.
Support resources for parents
Advice on supporting children with Learning difficulties and ASD at home
Useful Secondary online resources
Alongside your child’s set lesson work. Below are some useful resources for students to use at home. We can also recommend the BBC Bitesize website as they have a range of lessons, videos and tests for students to complete.
GCSE Pod can also be used to help support your child. A link below will give you access to webinars to help you support them.
Alternative Educational Resources
Mybluprint is a collection of video classes on everything from cupcake decorating to crocheting via drawing and making paper aeroplanes. All of their online classes are currently free until 16th April. So now would be a great time to learn a new hobby.
Minecraft: Education Edition are educational worlds that allow you to tour the international space station, learn about Greek history or explore the inside of the human eye! The worlds include lesson plans like creative writing activities, build challenges and tricky puzzles. All of these worlds are currently free to download (offer ends 30th June)
Kids cook with Theo. Mon, Wed & Fridays at 4pm. Chef, presenter and best-selling author specialising in Greek Cypriot and family focused inspired recipes. Theo writes a weekly food column for Best Magazine, is regularly in the media including ITV This Morning, National Geographic Food, The Saturday Times, BBC Radio and more…
BBC Bitesize have launched a great new resource to help children to identify fake news and misinformation. The website includes articles, video content and quizzes to help young people become more discerning about the information they engage with.
Science and Geography
Steve Backshall’s You Tube channel has virtual lessons on wildlife, biology, conservation, geography and exploration
Fantastic resources from NASA for children and adults alike to learn more about astronomy and spaceflight. There are fun games to play and interesting activities you can do at home that make science, technology and maths fun and space related.
Reading, English and Drama
Join our Virtual Reading Club and take part in the mini Easter challenge or the illustration challenge. Includes related downloads, links to online reading resources, the Book Doctor to help with reading conundrums and you can add your book reviews too!
Blackout Poetry is when you pick out single words or phrases from books, newspapers, or magazines then piece them together to make something new. This kind of poetry embraces randomness, and is also chance to mix poetry and visual art.
Teach It are offering free access to their downloadable pdf English resources which support the curriculum at KS3 and KS4 until the end of April 2020
Young Poets Society have created some great and prompts for writing your own poetry
Learning Resources from Douglas Wise to support GCSE English learning www.douglaswise.co.uk/remote-learning/
Barrington Stoke the publisher who specialise in providing accessible books which are dyslexia friendly have got lots of fun activity sheets related to their books available to download for free.
Explore ancient Rome through a unique, historically accurate 3D model. Suitable for anyone with an interest in ancient Rome or considering studying archaeology, classics or history at university.
Watch Kwame Alexander read aloud from his amazing book The Undefeated. As well as being a beautiful poem this also highlights famous and overlooked figures from black history and touches on the horrors of the slave trade and the fight for civil rights in America