As well as working with schools, The
Education People and Children's University staff are committed to
supporting children, young people and their families with home
learning and enrichment opportunities.
We appreciate that this is an
uncertain time for families but we hope that these home learning
resources help you enjoy your time with your children, even in
times of social distancing, self-isolation and possible
lockdown. Making happy memories, whilst learning during this
time, will be very important to all.
These links have been given to us by
a variety of partners including The Education People Advisors,
Children's University Managers, Learning Destinations, libraries
and partners such as CREST Awards.
This section of our website will be
updated each day so do come back every now and then to see what's
new. Do click on the subject links on the left tab for
more specific resources available to schools and families.
have been supplied to us by the Secondary School Improvement
service from The Education People
Science (Key Stage 3)
40 science experiments to keep children
entertained at home
- Science is a great way to keep kids learning without it
feeling like a chore. Exploring the world is fun for all
The Association for Science Education's Coronavirus
- Welcome to the Association For Science Education's special
coronavirus resources portal - a collection of resources and links
designed to assist our members, the science education community at
large and the general public over the coming weeks and
CREST STEM Awards
- CREST is the British Science Association's scheme
for STEM project work that inspires young people to
think and behave like scientists and engineers.
EDF The Pod activities
- An award winning schools programme with curriculum-linked
teaching resources and environmental campaigns. Be inspired by
energy, science and sustainability.
Home Learning Packs from
- At such a difficult and uncertain time, Stonewall knows that
education staff, parents and carers are facing unprecedented
challenges. However, it's at times like these that we can come
together to help each other. That's why Stonewall has launched a
series of home learning packs. Whether you're a teacher sending
work home for your students, or a parent or carer looking for some
activities for your child, these packs are for you. There's a
primary, secondary and SEND version of each pack, complete with
suggested activities and supporting materials to support your
- LGBT history learning pack: The
LGBT history packs include a range of art, DT, English, history,
music, science, PSHE, PE and computing
How stuff works
- HowStuffWorks got its start in 1998 at a college professor's
kitchen table. From there, we quickly grew into an award-winning
source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and
explanations of how the world actually works.
- Get started with Minecraft: Education Edition using these
starter kits, each with lessons, downloadable worlds, and tutorials
in core school subjects.
Primary-Science Teaching Trust (is a Children's
University Learning Partner)
- Our partners at the Primary Science
Teaching Trust (PSTT) have developed off the shelf
resources for running extra-curricular clubs for children. Aimed at
teachers or other adults looking for support to introduce a science
or STEM club to children, PSTT is creating 4 freely accessible club
Rochester Bridge Trust (soon to
be a Kent Children's University Learning Destination)
Their Fun and Quizzes page has some ideas to try at home or
school to find out more about Rochester Bridges and other bridges
around the world.
For those who want to learn more, they have produced an
education kit of 12 Sessions for teachers, homeschoolers and
families which can be used as a complete programme or any of the
any of the Sessions can be used alone. They have developed
the programme by running afterschool clubs for Key
Stage 2 pupils and our family bridge building activities.
- Unearth your inner engineer. Take control of the future
of engineering … it's in your hands. Colliding gaming
and engineering together, Skills Miner is a newly created world,
which uncovers, captures and endorses your gaming expertise against
STEM @ Home
- There are ideas for learning about SPACE which is a topic of
interest to many young people. There are some suggested questions
and ideas that can be asked and none of the activities require
specialist equipment. Check out the songs about the constellations
and create some art work about your favourite planet.
Stour Academies Trust home learning
In these uncertain times, the SAT aims to provide
quality-learning opportunities for children whilst school closures
are in place.
They will be providing daily lessons for both English and Maths
and weekly lessons for Topic and Science for every year
Choose your year group from the link above and every day you can
watch a video input from a teacher and view resources and ideas
that will help your child complete an activity.
- "Alex Horne here,
the Taskmaster(s assistant), to make self isolating and social
distancing slightly more bearable with#HomeTasking. Keep an eye out on
Twitter for each task, send in your attempts, and you could feature
in a highlight reel of all my favourites here on
TeenTech City of Tomorrow
- TeenTech City offers students aged 8-13the opportunity to apply
their knowledge of science, technology and engineering to create
their City of Tomorrow where no ideas are too big and everything is
smarter, kinder and safer than before.
- You'll join us for a Live Build introduction session on the
Tuesday at 10:00am where we'll set the challenge (1 hour)
- Your child (or children) will have a couple of days to design
their building, and construct a model (using recycled materials)
You can submit their ideas, and photographs of their model,
- You'll then join us again on Friday at 10:00am for a Live
Feedback Session with industry experts who will answer questions
from your child and provide feedback on their projects!!
- TeenTech Innovation Sessions offerstudents aged 11 - 18,insight
into world-class organisations and the opportunities that lie
within them. We are now offering these sessions online and each
session will be hosted by a leading TeenTech sponsor or supporting
- You can ask questions, develop your own solutions to global
challenges and learn more about different careers.
- Sessions include: Wednesday 13th May - 10am - Dallas
Campbell - Space and Monday 18th May - 10am - Rolls Royce.
- Wow Science was created by Primary Science Teaching Trust
(PSTT) in collaboration with Learning Science Ltd. The
site provides links to the best primary science learning materials
on the web, helping children to enjoy science both inside and
outside the classroom. The resources, which cover a broad range of
science subjects and are suitable for all primary ages, can be an
excellent tool for teachers, students and their parents. All the
resources have been approved by the PSTT for quality and
suitability, ensuring the content we promote is accurate and useful