Parent and Carer resources
Useful resources including website links, activity packs, and guides to use during school closure.
The Department for Education (DfE) is supporting catch-up programmes and fun activities for all children and young people in England. Get in touch with your school or local authority to find out what’s available in your area. For more information please visit: https://educationcatchup.campaign.gov.uk/
- Change to Staff training day
Change of date
- Upcoming events and activities
- Staffordshire Space
Fun activities for 8-17 year-olds during the school summer holiday across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
- Summer safety
Summer safety tips.
- Education catch-up for your child
Education catch-up programmes
Education City Guide - How to log in and the activities available
Keeping safe online - 6 ways to keep your child safe online
A guide to keeping calm and providing supportive parenting during the Coronavirus.
Dave the Dog and Nurse Dotty. A book for younger children on what the Coronavirus is and how to stay safe.
Catch 22 guide to useful helplines, apps and websites
Feel good activity booklet Advice and activities to support children's well being.
Home Learning work packs
The below documents can either be opened in your browser by clicking on the link or downloaded, which will require a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat reader to view . Some may have also been shared with your child on our school Learning Platform here.
This can be found at:
Year 2 Home Learning pack including work sheets for Maths and English
Year 3 Home Learning pack including work sheets for Maths and English
Year 4 Home Learning pack including work sheets for Maths and English
Year 6 Home Learning pack including worksheets for Maths and English
Year 7 and 8
Pack suitable for year 7 and 8 pupils including worksheets for Maths and English
Activity pack for pupils aged 5 - 7
Age 5 - 7 Activity pack 100 page activity pack including English, Maths, Science, science, Art and more.
Activity pack for pupils aged 7- 11
Age 7 - 11 Activity pack 100 page activity pack including English, Maths, Science, science, Art and more.
Online Safety at home
Think U know have released a number of online safety packs for children. They can be found using the links below
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What going on?
Online safety site offering activity packs released fortnightly, for children aged 4 - 18.
Common Sense Media
Resources - Includes information on explaining what is going on to children during the coronavirus, plus activities and ideas for learning at home.
A collection of short videos for younger children from Anomaly UK. Includes quick exercises and videos on Maths, English and staying healthy.
Big Life Journal
Free stay at home care package - a list of indoor activity and game ideas for children of all ages, along with links to helpful sites for parents and carers.
Looking after adult and child metal health if you are stuck indoors.
Advice on working from home when children are also at home
14 Fantastic YouTube channel for children
14 channels for young children up to teenagers. Including crazy experiments on Good Mythical Morning, songs from Sesame Street, exercises with Ryan and Ted talks.
Also includes information on the YouTube Kids app.
Learning about Zoom
Find out about the video chat app, how it works and the up and downsides.
Super Yummy Kitchen
Has a new video and recipe every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for you to try at home with your children. There are 14 videos so far including how to make your own curry, pizza and vegetable snails.