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Useful resources for parents temporarily educating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

We have compiled a list of the websites that offer learning resources, ideas, activities, lessons and more, for you to encourage your pupils and parents to use to support temporary home learning during this period of school closures. The list can be downloaded on this page. It is a non-exhaustible list, and more extensive directories can be found online below and attached.

LGfL are offering some webinar training to help those who want to deliver online teaching and support. The slots are 20/03/20 and 23/03/20: https://sites.google.com/appsevents.com/lgfl-gsuite-training/home


http://homelearninguk.com is a new site that has been set up to support schools with advice and links to resources.

http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com  has a directory with a huge number of resources listed, so it is best used when you are looking for something in particular and you can use the search function.


https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources a DfE list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home.

Some websites may require you to create a username and password to access the materials.  Additionally, on some of these sites you may need to search in the ‘teacher’ or ‘educator’ areas to find the best materials.

Note that it is important that parents check the suitability and safety of the resources listed themselves first. The local authority does not endorse any of the services of these providers.

The local authority advises that parents should only access online learning at this time rather than face-to-face tutoring to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Schools are advised to remind children and parents to follow simple online safety rules – see attached.

London Grid for Learning (LGfL) has produced specific online safeguarding guidance here: https://coronavirus.lgfl.net/safeguarding

https://digisafedaily.lgfl.net for sharing a daily online safety reminder with pupils.

25 Mar 2020

Henrietta Curtis / Gary Hipple / Mark Holliday
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